Master of Dance

Pre-Orientation Workshops will be hosted across 2-15 February and are designed to help you get started. Learn more about room bookings, course planning, and more. Register via Pre-Orientation Workshops.

Monday 20 February

3.00-3.30pm, Welcome Ritual
Meet outside Building 864, Room 221  on the grass  facing St Kilda Road

3.30-4.30pm,  Meet Dance staff and  formal welcome to the VCA Culture and community
Delivered in Building 864, Room 221

4.30-5.30pm, Dance Tour, locker allocation, and studio ettiquette
Delivered across Building 864


5.30-7.00pm,  Dance Welcome BBQ
Hosted in Red Shed BBQ area

Tuesday 21 February

Southbank Welcome Day is your chance to get to know your new Faculty.

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10.30-11.30am, Faculty Orientation
Southbank Welcome Day starts here with your official welcome to the Fine Arts and Music community.
Hosted live from Hanson Dyer Hall, Ian Potter Southbank Centre

11.30am-12.00pm, Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
Take a moment by the fire to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land.
Delivered in Linear Park

12.00-2.30pm, Southbank Welcome Festival
Enjoy food trucks, good vibes, and entertainment as you explore your campus!
Join the fun in the Wilin Garden, Southbank Campus

3.00-4.00pm,  Master of Dance: Course Introduction Session
Delivered in Building 864, Room 221

Wednesday 22 February

10.30am-12.00pm, Open Contemporary Improvisation Class
Delivered in Building 864, Room 202

Thursday 23 February

11.00-12.30pm, Library Induction
Delivered in the Digital Teaching Hub (Building 863. Room G09)

2.00-5.00pm, Melbourne Dance Tour
Meet at Chunky Move
Itinerary TBC

6.00-9.00pm, O-Week Student Party
Hosted by Buxton Contemporary

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Friday 24 February

1.00-2.00pm, Mob Feed 
Hosted in Red Shed BBQ area, Wilin Garden
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are invited to come grab a feed and meet your fellow First Nations students. You'll also receive your Orientation Wilin backpack filled with scholarship information, resources, and goodies.

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2.00-3.30pm, Dance School Ethics and Identity
Delivered in Building 864, Room 221