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.
WAAPA is excited to announce its new Head of Classical Voice, the acclaimed and highly awarded Australian soprano, Emma Matthews.
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.
Accompanist and coach par excellence Dr Graham Johnson returns to the WAAPA International Art Song Academy 2017 to lead a week of master classes
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.
In June, WAAPA is proud to present Petits Fours, a season of bite-sized theatrical treats that showcases the breathtakingly original work of four local playwrights.
From the moment the curtain rises on an impressive chorus line of tap-dancing feet, 42nd Street swings into the high-energy song and dance routines that have made it one of the world’s best-loved musical comedies.
The WAAPA Visiting Artists Program, proudly supported by the Minderoo Foundation, brings one of Britain’s finest directors and educators to Perth to direct the 3rd Year Acting students in Noel Coward’s delightful comedy, Present Laughter.
Aspiring students from as far away as Karratha, Christmas Island and Singapore can now find out in just one minute if they have what it takes to be a competitive applicant in Music, Arts Management or the Production Arts in Perth’s world-class performing arts school.
A series of wildly creative and beautifully realised puppetry works inspired by the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, is the basis of this exciting performance collaboration between WAAPA and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.
A new work from a choreographer at the cutting edge of contemporary dance in Spain and dancers sharing the stage with two grand pianos are just two of the pleasures promised in LINK Dance Company’s upcoming May season.
In January this year, world-renowned violinist and WAAPA’s brilliant Head of Strings Alexandre Da Costa was privileged to be awarded a decade-long loan of a precious 1701 Stradivarius violin.
Join us on an insightful tour of WAAPA's world-class facilities and venues from 'page to stage' as we take you through the process of producing a show.
Perth audiences will get the opportunity to see this extraordinary story brought to life on stage in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play based on Anne’s writings.
For the first time ever, WAAPA is delighted to introduce Kneebody to Perth audiences in two shows in May, thanks to the generous support of the Jackman Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts.