From short courses to special programs associated with selected shows, Extended Learning programs encourage dedicated students to form a deeper engagement with the performing arts.

The role that the arts collectively can play in transforming students’ learning more broadly should also be realised and celebrated.

Robyn Ewing, Australian Education Review

Arts Centre Melbourne from time to time will ask teachers to nominate students or a class to take part in one of our Extended Learning programs.

These enriching experiences provide students with an opportunity to delve deeper into an aspect of the performing arts. Past programs have explored areas such as playwriting, music composition and design.

While our Extended Learning programs are perfect for students of the arts, they also provide cross-curricular opportunities in learning areas such as English, humanities and mathematics.


A collaborative project supported by Creative Victoria that explores meaning in the "digital self".

Stories in the Wall

Original stories written and acted by Victorian primary students, with original music and sound design by Victorian secondary students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Many of our extended learning programs are special, one-off events created for a specific show or learning experience, such as Design Academy. On the other hand, programs like Stories in the Wall have been running for several years.
Email to register your interest or find out more about the project.
You can find out more about Stories in the Wall and listen to past stories here

The Channel is Arts Centre Melbourne learning and participation venue. This exciting, spacious venue boasts high tech learning labs, a world class recording studio and vocal booth, and a flexible multi-use space.

For information on how to get here please download & print our visitor's map prior to your visit.

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