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WAAPA Summer School fun for Kids and Teens

Monday, 05 December 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 12

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts opens its theatres and studios in December and January to present a host of exciting courses for children and young people.


Decibel performs works by Simon Emmerson

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

Decibel will perform a series of works by visiting Professor Simon Emmerson, in addition to some works composed within the ensemble.


For the love of ivory and strings

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

Hear from the man who was responsible for bringing more than 130 historical pianos to Perth at this special lecture.


Dancers to grace the world stage

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

An international ballet competition coming to Sydney will give four WAAPA dancers the chance to pirouette their way into the best ballet companies in the world.


WAAPA Dancers on the Verge of Success

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

From Monday, 12 - Monday 19 November WAAPA stages its final dance season for the year.


The West Australian ECU Lecture Series - Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM

Monday, 24 October 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 10

In the final lecture in this series, How Piano is your Forte?, Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM will present an aural journey through the history of the piano.


Musician and researcher Simon Emmerson will deliver a keynote address at WAAPA

Thursday, 20 October 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 10

With support from WAAPA and the ECU Silver Jubilee Visiting Professor grant, prominent electroacoustic musician and researcher Simon Emmerson will deliver a keynote address as part of his visit to WAAPA.


WAAPA presents Two Concerts from Zubin Kanga Cyborg Pianist

Thursday, 29 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

Following his acclaimed 2015 DARK TWIN tour, award-winning London- based Australian pianist and contemporary music specialist Zubin Kanga will perform a program of newly commissioned works for piano and multimedia by some of the hottest composers from Australia and around the world.


The Inaugural Tura New Music​ PhD Scholarship

Thursday, 22 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

The inaugural Tura New Music​ PhD Scholarship - Audiences for art music and sound art in Western Australia: understanding and evaluating Tura New Music programs.


Britten's Deliciously Witty Comic Opera comes to WAAPA

Friday, 16 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

Witty and parodic, combining an evocative score with a darkly funny coming-of-age theme, Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring opens at WAAPA.


Mike Walsh Fellowships now open for 2016

Friday, 02 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

WAAPA Acting graduate Claire Lovering was one of eight young Australian theatre artists to be awarded a Mike Walsh Fellowship last year.


Cubana Bop and Beyond for Hale School

Friday, 02 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

The WAAPA Big Band and Jazz Vocal Ensemble join forces to create a momentous sound in celebrating the dynamic and influential connections between jazz and Afro Cuban music, and jazz and Brazilian music.


Radio Active set to Rock at WAAPA

Friday, 02 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

Featuring a diverse repertoire covering all musical bases from pop to rock, R ‘n’ B to soul and funk classics, RADIO ACTIVE offers audiences the perfect opportunity to discover the stars of tomorrow today!


TILT 2016

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

WAAPA’s graduating performance-makers hit The Blue Room Theatre stage at full tilt in a mini-festival of short works.


Hatching creativity: WAAPA dancers showcase their choreographic talents

Monday, 22 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

At the end of every year, WAAPA shines a light on the choreographic talents of its graduating dancers in a series of public performances of their original dance works.


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