Two $15,000 Indigenous Scholarships on offer through MTC and VCA

February 16 / 175

The Melbourne Theatre Company in collaboration with the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Victorian College of the Arts, is offering two $15,000 scholarships to young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from Victoria.

Street artist wins $45,000 Indigenous arts residency

December 15 / 173

Contemporary artist Josh Muir, whose work draws on hip-hop and street art culture, has won a year-long residency at the University of Melbourne, including a cash grant of $40,000 and up to $5,000 for materials as part of the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency.

Melbourne Conservatorium launches new music curriculum

July 15 / 163


From 2016, students enrolled in the new Bachelor of Music program at the University of Melbourne will have the choice to specialise in any discipline, including: Music Performance, Composition, Musicology/Ethnomusicology, Jazz and Improvisation, or Interactive Composition.

VCA graduates take Flight with five new plays

July 15 / 162


The innovative works of five emerging playwrights – all graduates of the Victorian College of the Arts’ Masters in Writing for Performance – will premiere at Theatre Works and Footscray Community Arts Centre in July and August.

VCA students collaborate in exciting new works

June 15 / 160

For the first time, music theatre, interactive composition and production students at the VCA and MCM have collaborated to produce ‘Mongrel/2015’, two programs of exciting new short works at Grant Street Theatre from 16 – 20 June.

Award-winning VCA graduate releases debut feature Partisan

June 15 / 159


Partisan, the debut feature film from Melbourne director, Ariel Kleiman, who graduated from the VCA in 2010, was released theatrically this month.

VCA staff win the Premio Internacional at Cubadisco 2015

June 15 / 159


Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike of the Faculty of VCA and MCM have taken out the Premio Internacional at the 2015 Cubadisco Music Awards for their album 'Tales To Tell'.

VCA film graduates feature at Cannes and Sundance

May 15 / 157


Two VCA & MCM graduates are enjoying success at key festivals on the international film festival circuit.

State-of-the-art Brian Brown Recording Studio launched at the VCA and MCM

April 15 / 155

The Brian Brown Recording Studio at the Southbank campus was launched by the Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley MP last week.

Richard Frankland new Wilin Centre head

March 15 / 153

One of Australia’s foremost Indigenous artists, Richard Frankland, has joined the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA and MCM) at the University of Melbourne, as Head of Curriculum and Programs.

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