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WAAPA presents a titillating Opera Double Bill

Friday, 06 October 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 10

The talented students of WAAPA’s Classical Vocal program perform two boisterous operettas for your enjoyment, under the direction of acclaimed Opera Director, Thomas de Mallet Burgess.

WA Arts Orgs LINK up for IBM

Thursday, 28 September 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 09

Inventories of Bodies in Movement sees 50 performers from local companies, Co3, DADAA/TRACKSUIT and WAAPA’s LINK Dance Company collaborate for the first time.

A world of passionate possibility in the Forest of Arden

Thursday, 28 September 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 09

Heroes. Villains. Wrestling. Cross dressing. And love at first sight. As You Like It is one of William Shakespeare’s most charming and beloved romantic comedies, where chance encounters blossom into the entanglement of love.

WAAPA bring drama to South West with new Diploma of Acting

Friday, 15 September 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 09

From February 2018, the internationally acclaimed, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), will be delivering its Diploma of Acting at Edith Cowan University’s South West campus in Bunbury.

New tech tackles classical problem

Thursday, 31 August 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 08

Motion capture technology popularised by Hollywood is helping cellists prevent and overcome chronic injury.

WAAPA presents Dark Rain featuring British Saxophone Superstar - Rob Buckland

Thursday, 17 August 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 08

The music of acclaimed British composer Andy Scott is featured in a double concerto for saxophones and wind orchestra performed by world-renowned saxophonists Rob Buckland and Matt Styles.

New partnership opening international doors for WAAPA students

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 08

A new partnership between Edith Cowan University (ECU) and a top international conservatoire is giving Music students the chance to broaden their horizons in Manchester or learn from the best teachers in the world, right here in Perth.

Unleashing creativity: WAAPA dancers showcase their choreographic talents

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 08

Unleash, features the contemporary dance pieces of ten 3rd Year Dance students, set to original music composed by WAAPA’s Composition and Music Technology students.

Love and Information a play for our times

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 08

How truly connected are we in today’s world of ever-connectedness? Love and Information is an uplifting, unique and powerfully profound piece of theatre that explores how we find love and meaning in a world transformed by technology.

WAAPA students gain momentum with New York director

Monday, 07 August 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 08

Thanks to the continued generosity of the Minderoo Foundation, one of WAAPA’s current visiting artists is actor/writer/director Andy Paris, a founding member of New York’s Tectonic Theatre Project.

Open House for WAAPA

Friday, 28 July 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 07

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), as part of Edith Cowan University’s Mount Lawley campus, is opening its doors to the public on Sunday 13 August from 10am until 3pm, for it’s annual Open Day event.

Acclaimed Soprano, Emma Matthews, to head Classical Voice at WAAPA

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 07

WAAPA is excited to announce its new Head of Classical Voice, the acclaimed and highly awarded Australian soprano, Emma Matthews.

Vale Graham Wood

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 07

It is with great sadness we regret to inform you of the passing of WAAPA Associate Dean Associate Professor Graham Wood PhD WAAPA on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Graham passed peacefully surrounded by his family and loved ones.

WAAPA International Art Song Academy

Friday, 23 June 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 06

Accompanist and coach par excellence Dr Graham Johnson returns to the WAAPA International Art Song Academy 2017 to lead a week of master classes

Scholarship boost for WAAPA's first Aboriginal Musical Theatre student

Friday, 23 June 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 06

Jarrod Draper is the recipient of the 2017 Edith Cowan University (ECU) Vice-Chancellor’s Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship, worth $2,500 per semester until the completion of his degree.

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