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Linda May Han Oh: star jazz bassist started out in Perth

Monday, 17 September 2018

Bachelor of Music WAAPA alumni Linda May Han Oh, may well be Australia’s most successful jazz musician.

Emma Matthews: The Space Between

Monday, 17 September 2018

Australia’s sharpest creative minds have joined forces to reimagine opera for the twenty-first century in The Space Between, which makes its world premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne and is performed by Australia’s most highly-awarded soprano and WAAPA's head of Classical Voice, Emma Matthews.

John O’Hara’s #VAL a glittery ode to queer men and their mums

Friday, 07 September 2018

WAAPA graduate John O’Hara, who grew up in Perth and is now based in Melbourne, has returned home to premiere #VAL, written for a season at Downstairs at the Maj.

After a tumultuous time in the US, Perth superstar Tim Minchin regains control of his career

Friday, 07 September 2018

After suffering some setbacks, thanks to the vicissitudes of Hollywood and Broadway, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts graduate Minchin is well and truly back, which happens to be the name of his first national tour since 2012.

Choreographer Chrissie Parrott’s link to Co3 WA Dance Makers Project

Friday, 31 August 2018

There are a lot of ‘links’ in the curation of Co3 Australia contemporary dance company artistic director Raewyn Hill’s WA Dance Makers Project. Two of them being celebrated Perth choreographer Chrissie Parrott and WAAPA alumni Unkempt Dance collective, being ask to choreograph for the company's next bill.

Calling on region’s talent

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

With a Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts PhD in screenwriting and a veteran of the Manjimup Repertory Club, Rose Ferrell had more than enough experience to write a production and it was in finding a like mind that made the production what it is today.

Full Tilt Theatre

Thursday, 23 August 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 08

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

Brazilian classical guitarist Chrystian Dozza lights up WAAPA

Thursday, 16 August 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 08

For one night only, Perth audiences can enjoy the world-renowned virtuosity of one of the most exciting Brazilian classical guitarists on the international scene, Chrystian Dozza.

WAAPA dancers unleash their creativity

Thursday, 16 August 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 08

WAAPA's graduating dancers are set to unleash their choreographic talents in a short season of original dance works performed in the intimate setting of the Dolphin Theatre.

Parke weaves musical magic in Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George

Friday, 10 August 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 08

Just over a decade later, Tyran Parke returns to the show – and his alma mater – on the other side of the footlights, directing the 3rd Year Music Theatre students in WAAPA’s production of this unconventional musical

Stuff Happens: a cautionary tale for our time

Friday, 03 August 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 08

Gregg T. Daniel, who is adjunct lecturer at the University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts, is in Perth to direct WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students in Hare’s searing examination of the 2003 American-led invasion of Iraq.

WAAPA soprano Emma Matthews sings British staples at WASO’s Last Night at the Proms

Monday, 30 July 2018

WAAPA alumni and current staff member Emma Matthews, pays homage to her British roots this week in WASO’s Last Night at the Proms.

Access All Areas for ECU/WAAPA Open Day

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 07

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.

WAAPA Acting graduates to showcase in LA

Thursday, 19 July 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 07

In an exciting first for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, the 2018 Acting Graduate Showcase will be performed in Los Angeles in December this year.

From the netball court to the Hollywood stage

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

Nyoongar Yamatji woman Teresa Moore is on her way to Los Angeles later this year as part of WAAPA’s US showcase of up and coming actors.

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