Faculty of Education and Arts

Events

AGAMEMNON

Performed by the Second Year Acting Company of the Arts Academy

Written by Aiskhylos. Translate by Anne Carson. Directed by Tamara Searle

After a 10 year war with the city of Troy, King Agamemnon returns to his homeland of Argos. His queen, Klytaimestra, is still lamenting her daughter's sacrifice at the hands of Agamemnon before the war, and longs to exact vengeance. With captured slaves in tow, citizens anxious for answers and old enemies lurking in shadows of a household cursed by the cycle of revenge, Agamemnon's return may not be as triumphant as he expected...

Production dates:  Opening Thursday 25th May, 7.30pm - Closing Sunday 28th May, 6pm

Location:
Arts Academy, Camp St
Post Office Box Theatre

For tickets and further information please visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/agamemnon-tickets-34312696198

STAFF free tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/agamemnon-tickets-34312696198?discount=STAFF

LIVE from the Music Hall Royale

A Sing-A-Long Extravaganza!

Performed by Arts Academy alumni as part of Heritage Weekend

An interactive, audience-involved tribute to the Music Hall traditions upon which modern theatre is built. Combining audience participation with elements of slapstick and vaudevillian comedy, this one-hour show contains a range of songs from the Music Hall repertoire, chosen at random by the audience. Enjoy short comedic sketches and a thrilling, family friendly murder mystery, presented by a vibrant and energetic group of Fed Uni Arts Academy students and alumni.

Dates: Saturday 27th May and Sunday 28th May, 2pm

Location:  
Ballarat Mechanics Institute
117 Sturt St
Ballarat Central

This is a free event, produced by the Arts Academy as part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend, 2017.

Rare Books and Mysterious Stories

Performed by First Year Actors Company of the Arts Academy

As part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Immerse yourself in pop-up one-hour performances with Fed Uni Arts Academy actors, in a rare theatrical experience of ‘Rare Books and Mysterious Stories’ in the BMI. Extraordinary stories of Ballarat’s past; her spirits and spooks, charlatans and hopeful monsters.

Production dates: Opening Saturday 27th May, 10am - Closing Sunday 28th May, 3pm

Location:
Ballarat Mechanics Institute
117 Sturt St
Ballarat Central

This is a free event, produced by the Arts Academy as part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend, 2017.

SPIRIT LEVEL

Performed by Second Year Music Theatre Company of the Arts Academy

Directed by Anthony Crowley, Musical Director Richard Chew

An original operetta at the iconic Her Majesty’s Theatre, a free public performance of The Spirit Level. Experience the glorious setting of Her Majesty's Theatre with students from Fed Uni's renowned Music Theatre program. The Australian premiere of a new opera with music by FedUni lecturer Dr Rick Chew and libretto by Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre in London. Created especially for Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2017, this production is directed by renowned writer and director Anthony Crowley.

Production dates: Opening Saturday 27th May, 10am - Closing Sunday 28th May, 3pm

Location:
Her Majesty's Theatre Ballarat
17 Lydiard Street South 
Ballarat Central

This is a free event, produced by the Arts Academy as part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend, 2017. For further information and tickets please visit: https://hermaj.com/

The Mystery of Captain Moonlite

Family Theatre Performance: Performed by Arts Academy Alumni

As part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Musical, physical and family friendly, centred around the true story of Captain Moonlite, a young bushranger who was the mastermind behind one of the only known escapes from Ballarat Gaol. Using original music inspired by Australian musicians from the region, the epic tale pieces together a number of stories about the life of Captain Moonlite, told through the eyes of the people who knew him. Weaving together fiction and fact, Fed Uni Arts Academy alumni present a fun, family friendly, 45-minute musical adventure.

Dates: Saturday 27th May and Sunday 28th May, 11am

Location:  
Ballarat Mechanics Institute
117 Sturt St
Ballarat Central

This is a free event, produced by the Arts Academy as part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend, 2017.

Printmaking Short Course

An Introduction to Dry-Point using a variety of techniques including copper plates

Students need to bring a sketchbook, pens, pencils and apron (all other materials supplied).

Classes run Wednesday evenings from 6 – 8pm on 5 April, 12 April, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May and 24 May (6 weeks). Workshops lead by Arts Academy staff.

Please note there is a 2-week break over the Easter period.

Cost: $225 (includes GST)

Location:
Building P
Printmaking Studios
Camp Street Campus, Ballarat.

Places are strictly limited so if you are interested then please complete an online registration/payment at:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/printmaking-workshop-tickets-32679680805


Adobe Creative Suite Short Course

In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator

A great overview of the main components of the Adobe Creative Suite®, and how they work together.
Perfect for people interested in using the entire suite that are not sure where to begin.

Classes run Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm on 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 May 2017 (5 weeks). Workshops lead by Arts Academy staff.

Cost: $220 (Includes GST)

Location:
Building N
Communication Design Studio
Camp St Campus

Places are strictly limited so if you are interested then please complete an online registration/payment at:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/adobe-creative-suite-short-course-tickets-32944446727

Art and Design Workshop

Develop your folio

Practical sessions are designed to assist participants to formulate ideas that will improve artistic concepts of visual and design language. All hands-on sessions combine open-ended activities of two-dimensional and design concepts; participants benefit from this experience together with gaining insight into an art school environment at an advanced level.

Workshop date: Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Cost: $100

Location:
Camp St Campus
Federation University Australia

For further information and bookings please visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/art-and-design-workshop-folio-preparation-registration-33382836964

Audition Masterclass

Get audition-ready!

The Bachelor of Acting for Stage and Screen and the Bachelor of Music Theatre are at the forefront of contemporary performance training in Australia.

Get audition-ready as you learn the skills of audition preparation.

This full workshop day will provide you with the opportunity to practice, present and perfect your material. You will be guided through the process of applying for a Performing Arts program and audition preparation by our respected Arts Academy staff.

Masterclass dates: Wednesday 27 or Thursday 28 September

Cost: $100

Location:
Camp St Campus
Federation University Australia

For further information and bookings please visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/audition-masterclass-tickets-33203758335

Vocaleze Workshop

Enhance your presentation skills

If you’re like most people, you probably feel self-conscious or anxious presenting to an audience. Whether you are an academic, a professional presenter, working in a corporate or business environment, discover how these simple techniques can help you to relax, yet empower you to have impact.

Workshop dates: Saturday 24 - Sunday 25th June OR Monday 25th - Tuesday 26th September

Cost: $450 or $275 with concession

Location:
Arts Academy
Camp St Campus
Federation University Australia

For further information and bookings please visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/vocaleze-tickets-33267131887