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 …
How to throw a stage punch (and keep your teeth)
In this video, as part of our ongoing How To series, VCA Theatre Tutor (Stage Combat) Lyndall Grant demonstrates how to throw a realistic (but safe) …
Meet the staff: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
Dinosaur spirit animals, lurking rulers and miniature chairs – yes, we’re an eclectic bunch …
Handing over the reins at The Stables – a new home for the arts in Melbourne’s Southbank
The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music today celebrated the completion of The Stables – a world-class visual arts and performance space in …
Monochromes are so much more than a grey area in visual art
Artists who engage in contemporary monochrome art practices see themselves as part of a growing lineage – as a new exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery …
Cannes vs Netflix offers a screen battle of blockbuster proportions
The Secret River and Crackerjack producer Stephen Luby weighs in on the cinematic debate, as the curtain opens on 2018’s Festival de Cannes.
Myuran Sukumaran’s final 72 hours – what GUILTY tells us about the death penalty, and life
Paper Planes and Van Diemen’s Land producer Maggie Miles talks about co-writing and producing a film about the Bali Nine convicted criminal’s last days.
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.
Nina Buxton, filmmaker: “Being cat-called at night is an incredibly common scenario.”
Recent Film and Television graduate Nina Buxton felt compelled to make her short film, Mwah, after experiencing sexual harassment while riding alone one night. In the lead …
Art of war: where conflict meets creativity
The relationship between Australia’s military efforts and sanctioned artists dates back to 1918 but, as the nation’s 63rd official war artist explains, there are as many …
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