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  1. 22 May 2020 - Humanities

    How will the arts recover from COVID-19?

    Artists whose careers survive the pandemic will emerge with an altered sense of what they do and their place in society, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 28 November 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Putting diversity centre stage

    A new production puts emerging African-Australian theatrical voices centre stage, telling stories that challenge us, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.