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Improving your contemporary technique

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Nina Levy talks to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts’s Molly Tipping to find out how you can develop your core stability and mobility.

Out of character: how acting puts a mental strain on performers

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

WAAPA PhD graduate Leith Taylor comments in The Conversation about poor mental health in the Performing Arts industry.

Creating an enchanting opera for kids is no child's play

Monday, 18 December 2017

An ECU PhD candidate wants to bring the joy of opera to an entirely new demographic: Australian children.

Wild conjecture

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Want to think anew about Mozart? Try Geoffrey Lancaster’s latest recording

Elevate your directing career through authentic learning

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 12

Want to broaden your directorial perspective and take your critical thinking to the next level? A Masters of Arts at WAAPA is what you have been searching for.

A Sound career

Thursday, 23 November 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 11

Inside WAAPA sits down with WAAPA graduate and sound engineer Gavin Tempany, who was back in Perth as part of the 2017 Hans Zimmer Live On Tour production crew.

LINK reflects on the meaning of identity

Thursday, 02 November 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 11

Based on the theme of identity, Im Spiegel is a contemporary dance work that will bring WAAPA`s magical mirrored palace to life.

True love Kimberley style

Friday, 27 October 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 10

Graduate Eva Grace Mullaley returns to WAAPA to direct the multi-award winning Australian theatre classic, Windmill Baby.

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.

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