University of Melbourne Education Department

Includes Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Melbourne State College Drama Department, Secondary Teachers’ College Dramatic Society and Melbourne College of Advanced Education Drama Department

University of Melbourne Education Department's Productions

  1. His Excellency (1958)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1958)

  2. Asylum

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (2002)

  3. Apocalyspe Dada

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1993)

    Incorporates Dadist and Surrealist Texts by Antonin Artaud, Tristan Tzara, Jean Annouilh and Jean Aureche.

  4. I Came Here for the Kangaroos

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1992)

  5. Blood on the Cat’s Neck and Mistero Buffo

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1991)

    ‘Blood on the Cat’s Neck’ written by Werner Fassbinder and performed Oct 24,26,30 and Nov 1. ‘Mistero Buffo’ written by Dario Fo and performed Oct 23, 25, ...

  6. Knee-Jerk Reaction and The Zoo Story

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1991)

  7. Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi and The Dumb Waiter

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1989)

    ‘Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi’ written by Pam Gems and directed by Andrew Palmer. ‘The Dumb Waiter’ written by Harold Pinter and directed by Lisa Bates.

  8. Icarus and Still Falling

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1988)

  9. Endgame (Extract) (1988)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1988)

    4th Year Production.

  10. A Kind of Alaska and Stage Directions (double bill)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1988)

    ‘A Kind of Alaska’ written by Harold Pinter and directed by Mary Macheras. ‘Stage Directions’ written by Israel Horotwitz and directed by Vanda de Renzis.

  11. Horse Talk and The Chairs

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1987)

    ‘Horse Talk’ written by Ian Nash; ‘The Chairs’ written by Eugene Ionesco. Both directed by 4th year students.

  12. Actors: The One Act

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1987)

    ‘Actors’ written by Conrad Bromberg and directed by Kirsten Jacobs; ‘The One Act’ a 4th year devised piece and directed by Joanne Koewn. Both...

  13. Hell On Earth

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1987)

    A selection of scenes devised by first year drama students of MCAE about situations, experiences and feelings that to them represent Hell On Earth.

  14. An Actor Unaware and A Doctor in Spite of Himself

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1986)

  15. Bastien and Bastienne and The Old Maid and the Thief

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1986)

    ‘Bastien and Bastienne’ by Mozart, directed by Brian Hogan and musical directed Faye Dumont. ‘The Old Maid and the Thief’ by Gian Carlo Menotti, directed by ...

  16. Entertaining Mr Sloane (1986)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1986)

  17. Courtesy Doesn’t Pay and Helkovitch

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1985)

    Helkovitch: Inspired by a contemporary Japanese courtcase. A man kills his wife as art. Courtesy Doesn’t pay: “The actor in a stage of becoming is authen...

  18. Don Juan Comes Back From The War

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (04/06/1985)

    Set in Germany during WWI, Don Juan returns from the war to find his ‘true love’. The play becomes ‘a tool for analysing social values’.

  19. A Streetcar Named Desire (1985)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1985)

    This production was part of a study of role accessibility with reference to Stanislavski’s theories

  20. In Praise of Shiva

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1984)

  21. Curled Around these Images

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1984)

    Dramatisation of HSC Poetry.

  22. Antigone (1984)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1984)

  23. Apple Pie and Sorry Wrong Number

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1983)

  24. L’Incontro Improviso

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

  25. Krapp’s Last Tape and The Stronger

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

    ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ written by Samuel beckett and directed by John Tsotsoros. ‘The Stronger’ written by August Strindberg and directed by Jan Wilcox.

  26. 185 Cardigan Street

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

    Presented by Frozen Rock Theatre Company

  27. At Home and In Camera

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

    ‘At Home’ written by Charles Bronberg and directed by Liz Sadler. ‘In Camera’ written by Jean Paul Sartre and directed Philip Helisma.

  28. War and Pantaloon

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

    ‘War’ written by Jean Claude van Italie and directed by Manjula Kunaratnum. ‘Pantaloon’ written by JM Barrie and directed by Karyn Vivian.

  29. Riders to the Sea and Irish Entertainment

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

    ‘Riders to the Sea’ written by JM Synge and directed by Sarah Craig.

  30. I’ll Go To Australia and Wear a Hat

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

  31. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1982)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1982)

  32. Antigone (1981)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1981)

  33. Black Comedy (1981)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1981)

  34. Behind the Scenes- An Inside Look

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1981)

  35. 1789 – First Year of the Revolution

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1981)

    An interpretation of the French Revolution after the Theatre Du Soleil

  36. Endgame (1981)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1981)

  37. Ghosts (1980)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1980)

  38. I’ve Come About the Assassination

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1980)

  39. Concert Week (1980)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Musical (1980)

  40. Concert Week (1980)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Concert (1980)

  41. Devine is Dead

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1980)

    Performed by The Performance Exchange

  42. Concert Week (1980)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Concert (1980)

  43. At Least It Keeps Them Off The Street

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1979)

    Presentations of three plays, Tonight in the Present (Mitchener), It’s Take Away Again (Ford and Stern) and The Dumb Waiter (Pinter).

  44. Boulevard

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1979)

  45. Clownmaker, The Story of Nijinsky

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1979)

  46. Chautauqua, or The Bridge of Man

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1979)

    A musical play written and composed by the 1978 playwriting workshop group. “A journey into the marketplace of life…a spiritual quest…”

  47. Instrumental and Vocal Concert

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Concert (1979)

  48. Jewish Wife, The Informer, The Wedding

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play ( 1979)

    Triple Bill performance for final year majoring in Drama as part of the B.Ed in Creative Arts at Melbourne State College, supervised by Brian Hogan

  49. Fair Weather

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1978)

  50. An Environment

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1978)

  51. After Magritte and Coffee Spoons

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1978)

    A double bill with ‘After Margitte’ written by Tom Stoppard and directed by Daryl Wilkinson; ‘Coffee Spoons’ written and directed by Ross Brisbane.

  52. How Are You Feeling

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1978)

  53. Gilgamesh- Actors and Puppets

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1977)

  54. Godot’s Arrival and Big Mother

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1977)

    ‘Godot’s Arrival’ written and directed by Ross Brisbane; ‘Big Mother written by Charles Dinenzo and directed by Steve Cook.

  55. Calm Down Mother and Rites

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1976)

    ‘Calm Down Mother’ written by Megan Terry and directed by Maggie Maquire; ‘Rites’ written by Maureen Duffy and directed by Simon Pryor.

  56. By the Light of the Silvery Moon

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1976)

  57. Celebration

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1976)

    ‘A Musical Fable in two acts with ritual and masks.’

  58. A Month in the Country

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1975)

    Presented by Melbourne State College Drama Department (MSC)

  59. Blood Wedding (1975)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1975)

  60. Billy Liar

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1974)

  61. Chicago, Chicago (1973)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1973)

  62. Inside Out

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1973)

  63. Green Julia

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1972)

  64. Four Quintets: Punch and Judy and Little Brother

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1971)

    ‘Punch and Judy’ group devised; ‘Little Brother, Little Sister’ written by David Compton; ‘Sing to Me Through Open Windows’ by Arthur Kopit and directed ...

  65. Childermas

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1970)

  66. Chamber Music and Beewine

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1969)

  67. Kayakiyo

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1969)

  68. Escurial and Sing To Me Through Open Windows

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1968)

    ‘Escurial’ written by Michael Ghelderode and directed by Paul Hampton. ‘Sign to Me Through Open Windows’ written by Arthur Kopit, directed by Roslyn Merton a...

  69. All My Sons (1966)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1966)

  70. Inherit the Wind (1965)

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1965)

    Presented in Secondary Teachers’ College Hall

  71. Hello out There

    University of Melbourne Education Department

    Play (1946)

    Guest speakers were Max Oldaker and Gwenda Wilson.