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  1. 3 June 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  2. 31 May 2018 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  3. 30 May 2018 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  4. Podcast14 February 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  5. 17 September 2017 - Humanities

    Why Shakespeare would approve of the Pop-Up Globe

    As Melbourne hosts a world-first replica pop-up of Shakespeare's second Globe theatre; a University of Melbourne expert explains why the Bard would approve.

  6. 4 August 2017 - Humanities

    Censorship and celebration at La Mama

    La Mama Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. The University of Melbourne Archives' collection includes a detailed history of the avant-garde theatre

  7. 5 September 2016 - Under the Microscope

    All the stage is a world if you work in theatre

    Matthew Delbridge, Head of Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts, talks motion-capture technology and the skills needed by Australia's emerging actors.

  8. 22 July 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Theatre with a Pulse and OpticNerve

    Theatre director and founder of OpticNerve Performance Group Tanya Gerstle discusses her latest project: an adaptation of George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss.

  9. 22 October 2015 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Two plus two equals 1984: Orwell’s nightmare or smug satire

    Orwell's politics ring true today, but does Headlong Theatre's production of 1984 undermine the author's vision?

  10. 25 August 2015 - Design

    Sustainability hits the world stage

    Tanja Beer is showcasing sustainability ideas with the world's first edible, recyclable, biodegradable stage.