Creative Arts in Action

Musical prodigy nurtured

#1 Musical prodigy nurtured

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Accepted into the Queensland Conservatorium at just 15 years old, Lily Hubbard, has now graduated and is living in New York while undertaking a two-year Masters at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music.

European opera stage beckons

#2 European opera stage beckons

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Opera graduate Samuel Johnson was selected for the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in Covent Garden, London. Selected from hundreds of applicants, the 26-year-old baritone is enjoying coaching and performance opportunities with The Royal Opera.

Unearthing new talent

#3 Unearthing new talent

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Griffith University’s unique Seed Project brings together the University’s popular music, creative arts, film and marketing students to develop and promote independent artists and their albums.

3D printing breaking the mould

#4 3D printing breaking the mould

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The Queensland College of Art implements 3D technology from day one of the Bachelor of Digital Media degree. And in one of the first 3D fashion parades in Australia, student designs were showcased alongside creations from international designers.

Bachelor of Musical Theatre

#5 Bachelor of Musical Theatre

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Queensland Conservatorium is home to Australia's only Bachelor of Musical Theatre. Students spend their week in dance, acting, speech and voice as well as singing classes. They also learn audition technique, stage combat, and movement and clowning.

World Press Photo Award

#6 World Press Photo Award

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Queensland College of Art photography graduate Raphaela Rosella won the portrait category in the 2015 World Press Photo awards. Her image was of a Kamilaroi girl waiting outside her home in Moree, New South Wales, to take a bus to Sunday School.

Films receive international audience

#7 Films receive international audience

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Griffith Film School productions are screened each year at the Cannes International Film Festival in the Short Film Corner. “The quality of our student films is such that they deserve to be shown on the world stage,” said Professor Herman Van Eyken.

Con Artists jazz it up

#8 Con Artists jazz it up

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The famed jazz department of Queensland Conservatorium has produced many of Australia’s top performers. Premier big band, the Con Artists, showcases the best in emerging jazz talent, as it serves up contemporary big band charts throughout the year.

Asia Pacific Screen Lab

#9 Asia Pacific Screen Lab

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The APSL initiative is administered by the Griffith Film School in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Screen Awards Academy. Screenwriting and story development is a key focus with world-leading leading experts helping to bring scripts to production.

The GAS: Graduate Art Show

#10 The GAS: Graduate Art Show

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Griffith University Art Gallery hosts an annual showcase of graduating Queensland College of Art talent, including Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art, Fine Art (Jewellery and Small Objects, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture), and Photography.