The Crucible: outworn or reborn?
It’s the 17th-century witch-hunt story everybody knows, but what relevance does Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible have today? Acclaimed theatre director Adena Jacobs explains how she’s given the …
Two-minute interview: Maude Davey, director of Mongrel
Actor, writer, director, and Victorian College of the Arts alumna Maude Davey tells us more about the VCA’s new music theatre variety show, Mongrel.
How I launched a web series concept then lost control
Masterminding a cross-disciplinary project for 126 students was hard – but not a patch on those feelings of professional redundancy.
Listen: For the love of the stage, featuring Rinske Ginsberg
From an improvisational trapeze performer and fire eater in the 80s to a celebrated Melbourne Fringe ‘living legend’, movement lecturer Rinske Ginsberg reflects on a life …
VCA alumni win big at the AACTA Awards
Five Victorian College of the Arts alumni were among the winners of the 7th Annual AACTA Awards, which were presented at an awards ceremony in Sydney …
Event: VCA Master of Writing for Performance 2017 Graduating Season Presentations
Find out more about the Victorian College of the Arts Master of Writing for Performance 2017 Graduating Season Presentations. The 2017 season of new plays and …
Event: VCA Master of Directing for Performance 2017 Graduating Season
Find out more about the Victorian College of the Arts Master of Directing for Performance 2017 Graduating Season.
Censorship and celebration at La Mama
Fifty years of La Mama theatre is documented in the University of Melbourne Archives, offering an insight into the emergence of Melbourne’s avant-garde theatre scene in …
The Method gone bananas? How motion capture actors are embracing their inner ape
By Matt Delbridge, University of Melbourne All hail the Monkey King. Andy Serkis’s touching performance as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes has …
A champion of the arts: Dr Phillip Law
He was known as ‘Mr Antarctica’, and led Australia’s Antarctic exploration for nearly 20 years, having completed a Bachelor of Science in 1937 and a Master …
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