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A Kafka classic reimagined through puppetry

Monday, 22 October 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 10

Franz Kafka’s novel, The Trial, provides the inspiration for an exciting performance collaboration between WAAPA and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre this November.

Fremantle: the history of the Arts Centre revealed in WAAPA production

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

FROM a destructive and confining building to place full of ideas and creation, WAAPA students will look back at the history of the Fremantle Arts Centre in a new production.

Brent Hill Is Rocking Just As Hard As The Kids For The Aus Premiere Of 'School Of Rock'

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Stephen A Russell speaks to actor, musician and WAAPA graduate Brent Hill about his leading role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit adaptation of the Jack Black blockbuster and learning to be a kid again.

Geelong's Lyndon Watts is a theatre star on the rise with a lead role in West Side Story

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

WAAPA graduate Lyndon Watts has been realising his dream, performing on the big stage to adoring fans in Disney's Aladdin The Musical.

Announcing the 2018 Churchill Fellowship Recipients

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Congratulations to Dr Luke Hopper and Christopher Hill from WAAPA who have been awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships. Their fellowships will allow them to visit other countries and investigate inspiring practices to benefit Australian communities.

An interview with Duncan Rock

Thursday, 11 October 2018

The Fame Reporter interviewed Opera baritone performer and WAAPA graduate, Duncan Rock, he is about to play the title role of Don Giovanni in Opera Queensland’s new production.

Married couples pair up in Black Swan’s The Vibrator Play

Thursday, 11 October 2018

IT seems quite fitting to have two married couples acting in Black Swan State Theatre Company’s next production given its intimate nature.

Lara Mulcahy – Also ABBAsolutely Fabulous In Adelaide

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Lara Mulcahy is a WAAPA graduate with over 20 years show business experience on stage and in film and television, who has co-written the wonderfully entertaining ABBAsolutely Fabulous with fellow artist and friend, Rhonda Burchmore.

WAAPA grad Hayley McElhinney to host the WA Screen Academy Gala: Uncharted Territory at Luna Leederville

Thursday, 11 October 2018

WAAPA Graduate and DOCTOR, Doctor’s Hayley McElhinney remembers her formative years growing up in Leeman with older sister and fellow actor Mandy (Love Child) with great fondness.

A darker kind of Dream

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 10

William Shakespeare’s timeless play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is being presented as a dark, contemporary fairy tale by director Stefanos Rassios in WAAPA’s latest production.

A musical Cinderella for all the family

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 10

Cinderella is now coming to WAAPA in a sparkling new production of Jules Massenet’s glorious opera, Cendrillon.

World premiere of ‘Bullies’ tackles modern malevolence

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 10

WAAPA, in conjunction with the Minderoo Foundation, proudly presents the world premiere of Reg Cribb’s new play, Bullies, performed by the 2nd Year Acting students.

The House on the Hill inspires bespoke theatre

Thursday, 27 September 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 09

The House on the Hill, a site-specific theatre piece devised by WAAPA’s 2nd Year Performance Making students and directed by British director/writer Nona Shepphard, opens in October for four nights at the Fremantle Arts Centre.

Rachael Woodward’s Valentine has a whole lot of heart at PICA

Monday, 24 September 2018

Rachael Woodward has always been more interested in physical theatre than text-based performance, so it was music to her ears during her last year at high school that WAAPA was starting a Bachelor of Performance Arts course.

Awesome Pepper production creates Audioplay: The Turners experience

Monday, 17 September 2018

SIDE Pony Productions was started by WAAPA graduate Zoe Pepper to present her often dark and humorous works for adult audiences. So creating Audioplay:The Turners for children aged seven to 11 years old is a big sidestep from her wider body of work.

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