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Master of Dance will launch at the University of Melbourne in 2022

13 July 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, is pleased to launch a new Master of Dance for 2022.&n...

Is our thinking about emotions wrong? Dr Frederic Kiernan, University of Melbourne

29 June 2021
Thinking about "doing" emotions, rather than just "feeling" them, offers a new perspective on the mechanisms of social change....

Lighting of the Wilin for Reconciliation Week 2021

28 June 2021
Every year,  the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music comes together to celebrate the beginning of National Reconciliation Week by lighting the Wilin as part of a formal s...

Meet Elliott Gyger, Associate Director of Teaching and Learning at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

27 June 2021
Elliott Gyger is Associate Professor in Composition at the University of Melbourne, with a rich and varied career in music-making and education. Here, he discusses his work, t...

Rhythm, gravity and time: Lucy Guerin on the creation of 'Pendulum' for RISING Festival

23 June 2021
Lucy Guerin, artistic director of Lucy Guerin Inc, and Matthias Schack-Arnott began conversations about PENDULUM, part of the inaugural RISING festival, as a small-scale work...

The art and science of teaching music online: Dr Carol Johnson at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

15 June 2021
Lockdown has accelerated the shift towards online music teaching, making Dr Carol Johnson’s expertise in the field, earned over nearly 20 years, more sought-after than e...

VCA Film and TV to host the Impact Australia 2 screenwriter accelerator program

10 June 2021
Impact Australia 2, the follow-up to the highly coveted screenwriter accelerator program, will be held in-person this year on the Victorian College of the Arts’ (VCA) So...

MIFFPlay and the VCA partner to showcase short films

8 June 2021
More than 40 graduating shorts films by Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television students will be showcased on MIFFPlay, the digital platform of the Melbourne I...

Bells Make Me Sing: re-recording a Brian Brown classic to celebrate 40 years of Jazz and Improvisation

31 May 2021
In April this year, 13 students and staff from the Jazz and Improvisation course at the University of Melbourne came together to perform a new version of a very special track....

The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives) comes to Margaret Lawrence Gallery

26 May 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is hosting The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives) following the exhibition's premiere at ACE Open as part of the 2021 Adelaide Fe...

Four 2021 VCA Australians in Film mentees announced

26 May 2021
Four Victorian College of the Arts alumni will participate in an accelerator program as part of the University of Melbourne's partnership with Australians In Film (AiF)....

VCA Production graduate pulls back the curtain on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

25 May 2021
Darcy Wischer is a Melbourne-based stage manager currently working on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and J...