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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.


Mike Walsh Fellowships now open for 2016

Friday, 02 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

WAAPA Acting graduate Claire Lovering was one of eight young Australian theatre artists to be awarded a Mike Walsh Fellowship last year.


Cubana Bop and Beyond for Hale School

Friday, 02 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

The WAAPA Big Band and Jazz Vocal Ensemble join forces to create a momentous sound in celebrating the dynamic and influential connections between jazz and Afro Cuban music, and jazz and Brazilian music.


Radio Active set to Rock at WAAPA

Friday, 02 September 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 09

Featuring a diverse repertoire covering all musical bases from pop to rock, R ‘n’ B to soul and funk classics, RADIO ACTIVE offers audiences the perfect opportunity to discover the stars of tomorrow today!


TILT 2016

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

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


Hatching creativity: WAAPA dancers showcase their choreographic talents

Monday, 22 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

At the end of every year, WAAPA shines a light on the choreographic talents of its graduating dancers in a series of public performances of their original dance works.


New performance venue offers unique experience

Friday, 12 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

Visitors to this year’s Open Day at the Mount Lawley Campus will have the chance to explore a brand new facility with over a hundred years of history: ECU’s very own Spiegeltent.


WAAPA presents Australian premiere of award-winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

Thanks to the generous support of the Jackman Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts, Meryl Tankard will direct and choreograph the Australian premiere of this powerful and passionate musical.


Take a look behind the scenes at WAAPA Open Day

Friday, 05 August 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 08

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, 14 August.


WAAPA helps ECU CELEBRATE 25 years of Making A Difference

Friday, 29 July 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 07

WAAPA brings the combined talent of its acclaimed students and staff, plus some very special guests, to the Perth Concert Hall for one night only in a joyous celebration of Edith Cowan University’s 25th anniversary.


WAAPA grads win big at Helpmanns

Thursday, 28 July 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 07

WAAPA alumi had a lot to celebrate on Tuesday night at the 2016 Helpmann Awards.


How we're helping WAAPA ballet dancers achieve the impossible

Friday, 24 June 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 06

Ballet dancers spinning four or five times while balancing on one foot shouldn’t be possible. We find out how WAAPA’s elite dancers are doing it.


Internationally Renowned Soprano's Only Australian Performance

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 06

In July the corridors of WAAPA will ring with the sound of song as the third WAAPA International Art Song Academy gets underway.


Re-introducing the trautonium to a new audience

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 06

With only a handful of examples of this antique synthesiser left in the world, a WAAPA research student decided to build her own.


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