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Expressing trauma through creative arts - and boxing

19 January 2022
Dr Donna Lyon is a film producer and senior lecturer in producing at VCA Film and Television. She talks about how research, University partnerships and the Tran...

A new exhibition reimagines death and body disposal practices for the 21st century

10 January 2022
We are currently experiencing a mass death event as a result of the COVID pandemic, with many friends and families mourning the end of life of their loved ones, and organising...

VCA's Kate Just, Prue Lang awarded 2022 Australia Council for the Arts funding

16 December 2021
The Australia Council has announced this year’s recipients of its prestigious Fellowships, valued at $80,000 over two years, including celebrated VCA Dance alum Prue Lan...

'Good art can re-wire our brains': Meet Dr Kat Henry, Theatre lecturer at the University of Melbourne

16 December 2021
Photo credit: Southbank NewsDr Kat Henry is a theatre director and the coordinator of the Master of Theatre (Directing) program at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). Her...

Ngioka Bunda-Heath awarded the 2021 Hutchinson Indigenous Fellowship and Residency

14 December 2021
Dancer, choreographer and storyteller Ngioka Bunda-Heath has been awarded the Hutchinson Indigenous Fellowship and Residency at the Victorian College of the Arts....

Art, identity, and 'in time': Meet Alkisti Pitsaki, Master of Theatre (Directing) graduate

14 December 2021
After graduating with a BA in Theatre Arts, Greek student Alkistis (Alkisti) Pitsaki wanted to find a graduate course that would help her develop as a director and support her...

VCA Art Grad Show 2021 - Audiences Return

13 December 2021
The incredible creativity of the graduating cohort of VCA Art students is once again on show....

Dobell Award continues to support Music Theatre students

8 December 2021
For almost a decade, the Dobell Award has celebrated emerging musical theatre artists from the Victorian College of the Arts....

Film & Television graduates win big at the Sydney Film Festival

29 November 2021
VCA Film and Television graduates, Sophie Somerville and Courtney Bombell have won the prestigious 2021 Dendy Live Action Short Award for their graduation film Peeps (2019) at...

Researching the arts and wellbeing: Challenges and opportunities

22 November 2021
A recent Australia Council for the Arts workshop brought some of the country’s leading arts and mental health researchers together....

Meet Zoyka Francalanci Aguayo, Master of Creative Arts Therapy student at the University of Melbourne

5 November 2021
As a practising psychologist with a passion for dance (Flamenco and African Rhythms), Zoyka Aguayo’s decision to study the Master of Creative Arts Therapy specialising i...

Students band together to bring the Skyrim theme to life

5 November 2021
Led by their Chief Conductor, Richard Davis, students from the University of Melbourne’s Symphony Orchestra have banded together to record and film the theme tune of Sky...