Art and performance

Art and performance at Deakin is committed to providing a cutting-edge education across the visual and performing arts. Our leading international researchers and teachers work across drama, dance, visual arts and photography.

The group offers students a forward-looking, adventurous and extensive curriculum devoted to technical skills, critical thinking and individually focused forms of creative expression.


Tailor a flexible program

Our unique collection of disciplines offers students the opportunity to develop a distinct, focused skill set while simultaneously gaining exposure to related creative forms.

Our commitment to both discipline and cross-disciplinary education is unique and enables students to tailor their own distinct program of study.

We see this flexibility as crucial to working as a contemporary artist and performer, both in the art and performance worlds, and also across a range of related industries for which a diversity of skills in thinking, making and performing are increasingly important.

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Cutting-edge research

Art and performance at Deakin includes researchers highly-regarded for their contributions to dialogues across visual, material and performance culture.

Our academics lead conversations in the future forms of photography, new directions in dance and movement, how art is playing a leading role in cultural transformation and the ways in which drama is recasting how and where live arts are performed.

Deakin graduates from the group consistently make their mark locally and internationally.

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School of Communication and Creative Arts
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