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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.


Original, passionate dance defines LINK’s Motion State

Friday, 06 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Motion State pulls exciting, young choreographic talent into its orbit from across Australia and overseas to create energetic new works on the dancers in LINK, WAAPA’s graduate dance company.


Leave the kids at home

Friday, 06 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

Little Red Riding Hood has been reimagined by our third year Bachelor of Performing Arts students, as edgy, adult theatre.


Stars of jazz in fundraising concert

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 05

A special concert to raise funds for the international medical humanitarian‑aid organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will be held in WAAPA’s Music Auditorium.


Alexandre Da Costa plays Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Superstar violinist Alexandre Da Costa, WAAPA’s brilliant new Head of Strings, brings Max Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor to life in three extraordinary and inspiring concerts of orchestral masterworks at venues across Perth.


A new beginning marks world first for Dido and Aeneas

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

In a world premiere, internationally celebrated Australian early music specialist and fortepianist Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM has restored Henry Purcell's Baroque masterpiece Dido and Aeneas to its original musical dimensions.


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