Flamingos, giants, and School of Rock: backstage with VCA Production students
Without sound designers, stage managers, and set and costume designers, many stage, screen and music performances would never get off the ground. We spoke to three …
In Pictures: The Skin of Our Teeth
In September, VCA Acting Company 2018 and graduating Production students staged a production of Thorton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth, directed by Melbourne Theatre Company …
How to digitally render Ned Kelly as a woman going to a ball
In this video, as part of our ongoing How To series, VCA Production Lecturer in Design Anna Cordingley demonstrates how to digitally render a costume design. …
The theatre of fake news: Polygraph speaks truth to a post-truth era
In a time characterised by fake news and political dishonesty, how are we to understand truth? Such is the subject of enquiry in Polygraph, part murder mystery, part …
William Tell-all: behind the scenes of the epic Victorian Opera production
Victorian Opera’s latest production is set to be bigger than Ben Hur. Ahead of opening night on 14 July, we caught up with former Melbourne Conservatorium of …
In Pictures: A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line, presented by graduating Music Theatre and Production students, wrapped on 20 June after a sell-out season. Here are some highlights from photographer Drew …
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.
Gloria and Beatus vir – meet the cast and crew
An all-sensory experience in the historic St Paul’s cathedral blending early music, modern visual spectacle, and the timeless genius of Vivaldi? Uh, yes please!
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.
Production at the Victorian College of the Arts: highlights from 2017
As the Victorian College of the Arts’ Production Graduate Exhibition nears, lecturer Anna Cordingley and BFA graduating students sum up some winning moments from the year. …
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