Centre for Theatre and Performance

Monash Arts Graduate Coursework Programs Event in Jakarta

SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2017 GRADUATE COURSEWORK PROGRAMS IN ARTS, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES: Inspiring Graduates to Achieve Great Things Join Monash Arts graduates and academics, and discover the ways in which our Arts graduate programs will inspire, guide, and launch you into achieving incredible outcomes and careers with a lasting impact. REGISTER SESSION 1: 11am-12noon…

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Vizard’s ‘Vigil’: part of his PhD research exploring performativity and theatre

Vigil, written by Steve Vizard, makes its Victorian debut at Arts Centre Melbourne from 4–8 July. Starring the acclaimed Christie Whelan Browne, Vigil confronts with a musical and theatrical one woman tour-de-force about a 30-something prodigal daughter who hijacks her family’s Christmas Eve wanting more than pinot gris and a loan – she wants answers. …

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“Legacies of resistance we need to act upon”: PhD candidate Matteo Dutto

Sometimes dubbed the ‘black Ned Kelly’, Jandamarra of the Bunuba nation is an iconic figure in the history of Australian Indigenous armed resistance to colonial invasion, and while Indigenous Australians have always shared stories of both Jandamarra’s resistance and of other key Indigenous people, such as Yagan of the Whadjuk Noongar and Pemulwuy of the Bidjigal people, the wider Australian public…

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Malthouse opportunities and new Australian musicals at Monash

The Monash Centre for Theatre and Performance (CTP) has great opportunities for students to further their professional practice, with both its ongoing Malthouse Theatre partnership (including internships, the commissioning of new works for student performance, and lively public lectures); and with a new major donation from Pratt Foundation to foster new Australian musical theatre. Head…

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How does a play further human health? Interview with Head of Theatre & Performance Jane Montgomery-Griffiths

Associate Professor Jane Montgomery Griffiths is driving a new research project, funded by the Monash/Warwick Alliance, to investigate the creation of empathy in the audience through theatrical depictions of trauma. The research arises from her Green Room Outstanding Performer Award winning performance in the Pulitzer prize winning play ‘Wit’ last year. She took on the role of the brilliant professor Vivienne…

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2017 Green Room Best Actor winner awarded to Monash Professor

Theatre-maker and Director of Monash’s Centre for Theatre and Performance, Associate Professor Jane Montgomery-Griffiths, has won best actor in the prestigious Green Room Awards 2017 (27 March) for her performance in the Pulitzer prize winning play, Wit. Now in their 34th year, the Green Room Awards are Melbourne’s premier performing arts industry awards and recognise excellence and innovation…

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Jane Griffiths nominated for 2017 Green Room best actor award

Monash academic and researcher Associate Professor Jane Griffiths has been nominated as best actor in the 2017 Green Room Awards for her performance in Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, ‘Wit’. The production played to sell-out audiences, rave reviews, and made the pick of all major Melbourne theatre critics in their yearly round-ups. Most importantly, it…

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Catalyst funding for Book of Revelations’: performance research project responds to living with dementia

The Book of Revelations’ a research performance project by Dr Alison Richards, Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Theatre and Performance, has been awarded $20,500 from the Commonwealth Ministry for the Arts’ Catalyst Fund. The project uses contemporary performance techniques, with an emphasis on visual, object and sound design, to mount a creative response…

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Dr Alison Richards publishes ‘Instability Strip’ in PARtake

“Instability Strip: Writing, Flesh and Paradox in Research Performance”, an article by Dr Alison Richards, Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Theatre and Performance, has just been published in PARtake, a new specialist US journal dedicated to Performance as Research. Dr Richards’ article details the development and presentation of her research performance project Instability…

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