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How The Capitol inspired award-winning filmmaker Ling Ang

I was 17 years old, running late to one of my first RMIT classes which was in The Capitol Theatre. I ran up the stairs and was struck by the incredible ceiling: like a geometric beehive… like rainbow diamonds. I had this really wild imagination and seeing that ceiling...

The Capitol: A Photo Series

RMIT photography student Anton Jadrijevic took these images of the Capitol Theatre, here are his impressions of the space. “The first time I walked inside the Capitol, I was surprised – it was like, how is this place possible, hidden away in the middle of the city? My...

Supporting the revival of RMIT’s Capitol Theatre

Like many Melburnians, RMIT’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Education, Belinda Tynan, has a personal connection to the Capitol Theatre, which is just one of the reasons she’s supporting the University’s appeal to revitalise the building. “When I was a student at...

Passionate advocate for women’s equality and the Capitol Theatre

Adjunct Professor and producer of The Dressmaker, Sue Maslin, has been admitted to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, recognising her continued advocacy for women’s equality. Being admitted to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women was a nod to Maslin’s work advocating...

Lord David Puttnam

I’ve spent most of my life as a movie producer, which is a very enjoyable way to make a living. For the last twenty years I’ve been involved in the world of education, so the combination of experience in cinema and education makes it even more exciting for...

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