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Portland House Foundation Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship provides new opportunities in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts
Determined to support equal access opportunities in the arts, The Portland House Foundation has awarded the inaugural Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship in Film & Television, adding to their already significant philanthropic contribution to diversity at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. Mireille Stahle speaks to Jane Badler-Hains, and scholarship recipient Ada Tzinis about the importance of financial support in the creative arts.
Dr Andrew McAliece and Dr Richard Simmie: supporting performing arts students, through their lifetime giving and a gift in their Wills
Andrew McAliece and Richard Simmie’s decision to support performing arts students, through their lifetime giving and a gift in their Wills, has opened up a whole new world – one they enjoy exploring.
Meet the family: Ron and Margaret Dobell on why they love VCA Music Theatre
Their support of VCA Music Theatre has transformed the lives and careers of emerging artists, but the Dobells’ influence goes way beyond the financial.By Paul Dalgarno
Martyn Myer: ‘A world-class cultural capital needs a world-class arts training faculty’
Philanthropists come in all shapes and sizes, but for Martyn Myer there’s only one approach: roll up your sleeves and don’t take no for an answer. By Paul Dalgarno
Honouring Ron and Margaret Dobell, valued friends of Music Theatre at the VCA
Their philanthropic contributions to cabaret in Melbourne were rightfully celebrated at the Green Room Awards this week – but that’s just one of many reasons to celebrate their impact on the performing arts. By Margot Fenley, Head of Music Theatre