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WAAPA school holiday workshops for Drama Teens

Friday, 27 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Talented high school students are invited to explore their creativity in short courses at the acclaimed Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, enjoying access to its expert staff and outstanding facilities.


First Fleet piano's new home in WA

Friday, 27 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Australia’s first piano, which arrived on board the Sirius as part of the First Fleet in 1788, has found a new home at ECU’s Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.


Bring It On The Musical

Monday, 23 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

This year in celebration of Edith Cowan University’s 25th anniversary, ECU and WAAPA proudly present Bring It On - The Musical, a high-energy stage spectacle that will truly dazzle.


An irresistible tale of seduction, intrigue and betrayal

Monday, 23 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

In June, WAAPA's 3rd Year Acting students will perform Christopher Hampton’s award-winning play, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, a sharply drawn tale of sexual power and desire.


Original, passionate dance defines LINK’s Motion State

Friday, 06 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Motion State pulls exciting, young choreographic talent into its orbit from across Australia and overseas to create energetic new works on the dancers in LINK, WAAPA’s graduate dance company.


Leave the kids at home

Friday, 06 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Little Red Riding Hood has been reimagined by our third year Bachelor of Performing Arts students, as edgy, adult theatre.


Stars of jazz in fundraising concert

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

A special concert to raise funds for the international medical humanitarian‑aid organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will be held in WAAPA’s Music Auditorium.


Alexandre Da Costa plays Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Superstar violinist Alexandre Da Costa, WAAPA’s brilliant new Head of Strings, brings Max Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor to life in three extraordinary and inspiring concerts of orchestral masterworks at venues across Perth.


A new beginning marks world first for Dido and Aeneas

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

In a world premiere, internationally celebrated Australian early music specialist and fortepianist Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM has restored Henry Purcell's Baroque masterpiece Dido and Aeneas to its original musical dimensions.


‘Vortex’ creates an irresistible force of dance

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Vortex draws into its powerful current five outstanding choreographers who have created new classical and contemporary dance works on the WAAPA 2nd and 3rd Year Dance students.


A view of jealousy and betrayal in Arthur Miller’s tragic drama

Thursday, 14 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

WAAPA proudly presents A View from the Bridge, Arthur Miller’s gut-wrenching domestic drama of jealousy and betrayal.


Power up for supercharged Latin Carnivale

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Master percussionist Iain Robbie and members of Perth’s sizzling Nueva Salsa Orchestra will lead WAAPA’s award-winning percussion ensemble Defying Gravity in Latin Carnivale.


What is Hip?: A Jazz Journey through Funk and Soul

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

Jazz and the blues have been the source and inspiration behind the majority of popular music from the 1960s onward.


Inspired by Love: A Vocal and Pianistic Delight

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

The great German Romantic composers Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms shared more than just their love of music. They also loved the same woman.


Voice and guitar star in WAAPA’s Schubertiade

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

WAAPA’s Classical Music students invite you to a ‘Schubertiade’ – a musical soiree celebrating the everlasting brilliance of Franz Schubert.


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