Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne
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View our upcoming virtual events below. Find out more about the University’s COVID-19 response
A holiday season like no other awaits Australia. Falling COVID-19 case numbers across the country and easing restrictions have bouyed consumer confidence, leading to expectations of a record year for regional tourism. At the same time, international tourism still lies dormant and might not return to pre-COVID levels for years. And as the recent virus outbreak in South Australia and resulting state border closures and lockdown have shown, the situation remains highly unpredictable for tourism operators - from hotel chains to private Airbnb providers.
Join us as Adrian Williams (Vice President Operations, AccorHotels), David Simpson (Managing Director, Axsia) and Kate Harper (Asset Manager - Hotels, Salter Brothers) discuss in conversation with Professor Piyush Tiwari what the future of the hotel asset class looks like for investors and how one of this country’s most important industries will operate in such a complex environment.
Best Practices for Leaders and Makers in the 21st Century
Book your place now for this free series of online talks, panels and workshops, featuring leading Australian and international creatives: five days of free sessions to help you adapt, innovate and thrive!
Music Theatre Futures is a new, free event for leaders in Australian music theatre (such as producers, directors, designers, music directors, writers, educators, agents, casting directors and more), and anyone passionate about the future of the industry. The inaugural event is taking place online from 7 - 11 December 2020 and is hosted by VCA Music Theatre (Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, University of Melbourne).
Register now for conversations, workshops and panel discussions from local and international leaders in music theatre, such as Broadway director Daniel Fish (USA), producer Michael Cassel, Artistic Director of the Sydney Festival and playwright Wesley Enoch, choreographer Leah Howard, intimacy coordinator Michala Banas, director and Head of VCA Music Theatre Tyran Parke, performer and writer Candy Bowers, Artistic Director of the Malthouse Matt Lutton, director Sherrill Gow (UK), director and writer Jayde Kirchert, and many more! They will be discussing practical ways music theatre can become more inclusive, to help make the industry and workplaces more productive, professional, innovative, creatively satisfying and transformative.