About Performing arts

Performing arts at Melbourne brings together dance, music theatre, acting, design and production for both stage and screen, and theatre making.

Our students learn from some of Melbourne’s most respected performers, directors and choreographers in an environment that fosters a deep work ethic, cross-disciplinary collaboration and creative risk-taking.

You'll emerge a highly skilled performance practitioner who can work independently or in an ensemble in a wide range of careers, contexts, and performance or production opportunities.

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study Peforming Arts at the University of Melbourne

Industry-ready skills

Industry-ready skills

Benefit from our strong industry connections, providing many real-world opportunities for our students to learn and grow.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Be guided by expert teaching and performance staff, and supported by all the opportunities a world-class university can offer.

Industry-standard facilities

Industry-standard facilities

You’ll have access to industry-standard facilities and resources, based in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

I love the rehearsal process and then performing a season of our shows. A highlight so far is my being cast in the role of Nina in American playwright Mike Posner’s play, ‘Snore’.

Dianne Miranda, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)

Talk to us

Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.