Is opera dead or can it redefine itself?
The classical operas can be interpreted in ways that don't perpetuate harmful stereotypes or cultural appropriation, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The power of queer performance
University of Melbourne's Alyson Campbell will co-lead the Feral Queer Camp, asking what makes performance queer and how to develop a network of queer thinkers
A new musical by a University of Melbourne composer - Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender - uses the letters sent by Australians to detained asylum seekers.
Plants tell stories of cultural connection
Aboriginal peoples’ holistic relationships with all living things is celebrated at The Living Pavilion, an event and living lab at the University of Melbourne.
From “failed musician” to innovative entrepreneur
University of Melbourne associate lecturer Susan de Weger felt like a "failed musician", but has gone on to teach music entrepreneurship in a digital age.
Why don’t Australian school kids feel a sense of belonging?
University of Melbourne research finds helping more Australian school students feel a greater connection to their school leads to far-reaching positive effects.
Pulling no punches: The underrated art of stage fighting
Stage combat is one of the hardest crafts within theatre; a University of Melbourne expert explains the skill and choreography behind a convincing stage fight.
The Crucible reborn
Theatre director and University of Melbourne alum Adena Jacobs explains her modern take on The Crucible and looks forward to her UK operatic directorial debut.
Putting cross-cultural stories centre stage
University of Melbourne masters student Kim Ho has won the prestigious Patrick White Playwrights’ Award for his play Mirror’s Edge - set near Lake Tyrrell.
For the love of the stage
Melbourne Fringe Living Legend Rinske Ginsberg, now a University of Melbourne acting researcher and lecturer, reflects on a life of performance.