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WAAPA turns to video to uncover the next star

Aspiring students from as far away as Karratha, Christmas Island and Singapore can now find out in just one minute if they have what it takes to be a competitive applicant in Music, Arts Management or the Production Arts in Perth’s world-class performing arts school.

Leave the kids at home: Sleeping Beauty reimagined as edgy, adult theatre

A series of wildly creative and beautifully realised puppetry works inspired by the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, is the basis of this exciting performance collaboration between WAAPA and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

Twin Share kicks off LINK’s 2017 dance program

A new work from a choreographer at the cutting edge of contemporary dance in Spain and dancers sharing the stage with two grand pianos are just two of the pleasures promised in LINK Dance Company’s upcoming May season.

Violin superstar plays Beethoven on 1701 Stradivarius

In January this year, world-renowned violinist and WAAPA’s brilliant Head of Strings Alexandre Da Costa was privileged to be awarded a decade-long loan of a precious 1701 Stradivarius violin.

Performances and events

Twin Share

May 26, 2017

Geoff Gibbs Theatre

Winter Serenades

May 26, 2017

Music Auditorium

Classical Tuesdays - Semester 1

May 30, 2017

Music Auditorium

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