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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.


The sound of silence: Why aren't Australia's female composers being heard?

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

Associate Dean Cat Hope explains the disparity between male and female composers represented in concert programs and offers solutions for the future.


WAAPA school holiday workshops for Drama Teens

Friday, 27 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Talented high school students are invited to explore their creativity in short courses at the acclaimed Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, enjoying access to its expert staff and outstanding facilities.


First Fleet piano's new home in WA

Friday, 27 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Australia’s first piano, which arrived on board the Sirius as part of the First Fleet in 1788, has found a new home at ECU’s Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.


Bring It On The Musical

Monday, 23 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

This year in celebration of Edith Cowan University’s 25th anniversary, ECU and WAAPA proudly present Bring It On - The Musical, a high-energy stage spectacle that will truly dazzle.


An irresistible tale of seduction, intrigue and betrayal

Monday, 23 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

In June, WAAPA's 3rd Year Acting students will perform Christopher Hampton’s award-winning play, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, a sharply drawn tale of sexual power and desire.


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