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WAAPA dancers unleash their choreographic creativity

Friday, 14 August 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 08

This year’s Dance graduate show, Unleash, will showcase the contemporary dance pieces of ten 3rd yead Dance students, set to original music created by WAAPA’s Composition and Music Technology students.


WAAPA goes over to the dark side for ‘Carrie The Musical’

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 08

Following on from its sold-out season of the hit musical Legally Blonde at the Regal Theatre, WAAPA’s Music Theatre department has gone over to the dark side for its next offering for Perth audiences.


How to get to Mars: the next giant leap for mankind

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 08

Written and directed by Will O’Mahoney and performed by 3rd Year Acting students, WAAPA presents the adventurous new play 'The Mars Project'.


Open House for WAAPA

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 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 next Sunday, for it’s annual Open Day event.


WAAPA, Albany SHS and Great Southern Grammar set to ROCK the AEC

Friday, 24 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 07

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts return to the Albany Entertainment Centre for RADIO ACTIVE, the annual Contemporary Music showcase.


Inner Space journey for Decibel

Thursday, 23 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 07

WAAPA presents Decibels latest performance program featuring works from Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi’s middle and later periods as well as reworkings and new compositions inspired by the composer.


Migrant journey on show

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 06

Soseh Yekanians’ deeply personal story, inspired by her own experiences growing up as a culturally displaced child in Australia, will be told through a new performance work at ECU’s Spectrum Project Space.


Celebrating 30 years of song and dance

Friday, 12 June 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 06

Four-time Gold Logie winner Lisa McCune will return to where her career began to help celebrate 30 years of Musical Theatre at the WA Academy of Performing Arts.


The verdict is in. This much fun should not be legal!

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

We are just four weeks out from WAAPA’s mega-musical-comedy Legally Blonde at the Regal.


Ireland’s most famous Playboy comes to WAAPA

Friday, 22 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

Irish director Patrick Sutton is relishing being able to infuse WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students with an authentic touch as they tackle Ireland’s most famous play, The Playboy of the Western World.


Love ain’t easy … a double bill of opera tackles the Trouble with Love

Friday, 15 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

Under the direction of Brendan Hanson and musical direction of David Wickham, WAAPA’s Classical Vocal students take to the Academy’s Music Auditorium stage to perform a double bill of opera, The Trouble with Love.


World-renowned fortepianist Geoffrey Lancaster leads an evening of ‘Musical Melodrama’ for piano and voice

Thursday, 14 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

WAAPA proudly presents one of Australia’s most distinguished fortepianists, Dr Geoffrey Lancaster AM, leading a unique concert devoted to Musical Melodrama.


Tipping Point: female choreographers work their magic on LINK dancers

Thursday, 07 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

Tipping Point, LINK Dance Company’s first season for 2015, offers impressive new contemporary dance works from five outstanding Australian female choreographers.


Internationally acclaimed violinist plays Tchaikovsky in a cracker of a concert

Thursday, 30 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Head of Strings at WAAPA, Alexandre Da Costa is bringing Tchaikovsky’s passionate and powerful Violin Concerto to life in what promises to be one of WA’s best concerts of the year.


WAAPA school holiday workshops for Drama Teens

Friday, 24 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Do you have a teenager in the family who loves acting? Or is a budding music theatre star? In the upcoming school holidays, high school students are invited to explore their creativity in short courses at WAAPA.


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