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Choral music to lift your spirits and inspire your heart

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

In April, St Mary’s Cathedral will be filled with the sublime sounds of soaring voices as Nicholas Cleobury leads WAAPA’s Classical Vocal students in a beautiful program of choral music.


A night of jazz with Megan Washington

Monday, 20 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

Two-time ARIA award winner and multi-platinum album selling artist Megan Washington comes to WAAPA in April to headline two exceptional nights of jazz music.


WAAPA in the Park – Ten Years of free family fun

Monday, 20 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

Get ready for an exhilarating performance as the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts’ stars of tomorrow take center stage.


The Original Mean Girls come to WAAPA

Friday, 10 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

WAAPA presents the WA premiere of the deliciously dark contemporary musical, Heathers.


Calling All Amateur Singers

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

From the Royal Albert Hall to WAAPA’s Spiegeltent, acclaimed British vocal coach, Mary King, invites aspiring singers to learn choruses from the greatest musical theatre shows in this awesome and entertaining workshop.


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.


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