The performing arts department offer courses designed to prepare you for live performance and to help build your career in the music industry. We offer one on one teaching, collaborative projects and introductions to industry networks.
Helping your creativity shine
We recognise that practical experience is the most important facet of the performing arts industry. We provide you with opportunities for live performance and a range of production facilities. You and your colleagues will work collaboratively in areas such as:
- Music Performance
- Music Business
- Sound Production
- Film and Television Production
- Live Production – Theatre and Events
- Theatre Arts and Digital Media Technologies
You will have the opportunity to collaborate on many projects including Melbourne Polytechnic’s annual Yarra Edge Music Festival.
Expert teachers and state of the art technology
Melbourne Polytechnic Performing Arts department delivers training at Fairfield, Collingwood and Prahran campuses. We offer industry-standard recording studios, high definition television and commercial video editing facilities to a broad range of industry clients.
Music students have access to recording studios and rehearsal spaces decked out with modern equipment. We have computer laboratories with the latest software and hardware, and we offer fully equipped performance theatres.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Screen and Media is at the cutting edge of broadcast education in Australia. You will have access to a $2.1 million world class television studio. The studio provides the opportunity for direct experience in industry standard computer-based workflows.
Facilities also include:
- digital mastering studios
- post production edit suites
- high end recording studios
- fully equipped performance theatres
- fully equipped rehearsal and practice facilities
- HD TV production studios
- industry standard software including Pro-Tools, Sibelius, Media Composer, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Reason
- multiple music production labs (MAC)
- sound design and research labs
- class sets of Wacom tablets
- out-of-hours access to practice facilities
- elevated work platforms for rigging and lighting
- lighting design software and digital desks
- HD studio
- EVS and central server technology
- VIZrt graphics system
- wifi access across campuses and training spaces
- access to online resources and training videos
You will be taught by industry professionals in the areas of music, performance, music business management, television and video production, and sound production. The Performing Arts department is located at Fairfield and Prahran campuses and Television Production is offered at our Collingwood Campus.
For information about our courses:
Phone: 03 9269 8400
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