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  1. Meet Luke Fryer, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

    Luke Fryer began dancing relatively late in life, and is now in his final year at the Victorian College of the Arts. He reflects on his journey …


  2. Steve Mackey, Grammy Award-winning guitarist and composer, in interview

    Steve Mackey is a world-renowned guitarist and composer who has written for orchestra, chamber ensembles, soloists, dance and opera. Ahead of two highly-anticipated concerts in Melbourne …


  3. Ian Potter Southbank Centre: breaking ground on the new Melbourne Conservatorium

    Speeches, spades, brass and bonhomie herald the construction of a world-class home for musicians. By Sophie Duran On 2 August, the Faculty of VCA & MCM hosted a …


  4. Meet Annie Murray, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

    It took Annie Murray 30 years to heed her calling as an animator. Now in the final months of her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) degree, …


  5. Facing up to China’s cosmetic surgery industry

    The relationship between elective facial surgery and feminism in China is at the heart of Su Yang’s short film Beauty, which recently won the Melbourne International Film Festival’s inaugural …


  6. Meet Hannah Samuel, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

    Hannah Samuel graduated in Screenwriting at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2015 and is now Office Coordinator at Matchbox Pictures. She shares her thoughts …


  7. Director Gillian Armstrong: some notes on a brilliant career 

    Gillian Armstrong’s debut My Brilliant Career was the first Australian feature to be directed by a woman in nearly half a century and set the path …


  8. Bec Goring: playing for inclusive cultures in football and music

    Graduating from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music to become captain of the Geelong Women’s Football Team isn’t an obvious career progression, but Bec Goring is kicking goals on …


  9. Alethea Jones talks Fun Mom Dinner and life as a Hollywood director

    Alethea Jones.

    Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2007, Alethea Jones has won numerous festival awards for her short films. Ahead of the release …


  10. Music therapy and dementia – a world-first study is born

    Music therapy dementia study. Image: Flickr / CC.

    Professor Felicity Baker is co-director the National Music Therapy Research Unit at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. This week she received word that her world-first study into the …


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