A tasty Tuesday series of free classical lunchtime concerts featuring staff, students or visiting guests serving up sumptuous musical treats for hungry ears!
Acclaimed fortepianist and Professor of Music Geoffrey Lancaster will perform some of the most perfectly conceived, imaginative and innovative sonatas by Haydn and Beethoven.
The beboppers were known for their incredible technical abilities, their slightly kooky dress sense and for living on the edge, which is all represented through this incredible music.
Stuart Halusz, Associate Director at Black Swan State Theatre Company, brings Shakespeare's mystical masterpiece about forgiveness and justice to life under the stars in the State Theatre Centre Courtyard.
This innovative production will feature both all-male and all-female casts, who will perform either Act I or Act II of William Golding’s classic 1954 novel. Guaranteed to be a highly original event and a gripping night at the theatre.
This classic Australian political drama is a passionate examination of the way power can corrupt the individual and society at large.
Based on the film that became a cult classic,Heathers: The Musical is a darkly delicious look at the joys and anguish of high school.
Don’t miss this opportunity to become a professional singer for a day!
International director Stuart Maunder takes to the stage accompanied by Stewart Smith and together they will entertain you with an elegant, moving and very funny exploration of all things Noel Coward.
An evening of musical melodrama featuring music written as accompaniment for the spoken word.
Be wowed by the phenomenal Phat Funk Band and WAAPA’s most accomplished Jazz and Contemporary musicians as they rock, bop and strut their way through an awesome collection of old and new funk, soul, pop and jazz classics.
The rapturous music of Steve Reich comes to life under the stars as Defying Gravity percussion ensemble performs.
Vanessa Tomlinson performs solo percussion works plus Erik Griswold reunites with WAAPA percussionists to perform his signature piece.
Performing with the WAAPA Jazz students, Australian songstress Megan Washington will be revisiting her roots, performing well known classics, interpretations of the jazz repertoire, as well as some of her original material.
St Mary’s Cathedral will be filled with the majestic sound of Western Australia’s finest young singers accompanied by one of Australia’s leading organists.
Clocked Out teams up with GreyWing Ensemble and the WAAPA Composers' Orchestra to perform colourful new works for large ensemble and electronics.
Whether to stir the passion and nationalistic fervour of troops going to war or to celebrate the victory of an army, the emotion of battle has inspired many musical works.
English music-making of this era includes a surprisingly rich repertoire of songs for piano and guitar.
Head of Piano, Anna Sleptsova, curates a special program of piano masterworks covering the whole gamut of the keyboard repertoire.
Mallets dance, flash and glow in the dark as Kaboom creates musical magic from colour and light.
WAAPA’s new Spiegeltent, The Edith, provides an immersive, in-the-round setting for Caryl Churchill’s adaptation of Strindberg’s 1901 expressionistic drama.
To mark the 70th anniversary of its publication, visiting guest director Peggy Shannon, directs WAAPA’s graduating Acting students in the powerful play based on Anne’s diary.
WAAPA’s talented dancers rise to new artistic heights in neo-classical and contemporary dance works created on them by four outstanding choreographers.
A festival of new sounds as WAAPA’s Composition and Music Technology students and staff present over 10 hours of original music.
WAAPA Composition and Music Technology lets loose the YouTube generation to create new works responding to the visual in music.
Expect a diverse range of styles in these self-devised short works. This is theatre that is bold, brave and brilliantly original.
Genre-defying American group Kneebody pairs explosive rock energy with high-level nuanced chamber ensemble.
The guitar artistry of South America dances to the tune of the choros, the samba, the waltz and the tango!
From pop to rock, RnB to soul and funk classics, Radio Active Sessions showcases the musical talents of the students of All Saints' College, alongside WAAPA Contemporary Music students.
Legendary violinist Alexandre Da Costa – WAAPA’s brilliant Head of Strings – performs Beethoven’s majesticViolin Concertoin three extraordinary and inspiring concerts of orchestral masterworks.
Madrid-based international choreographer Carmelo Segura joins the collaborating team of Michael Whaites and Sue Peacock to create a sumptuous evening of exquisite contemporary dance.
This magical show of edgy adult puppetry poses questions about suppressed sensuality, vengeance for social exclusion and the occasional murderous instinct!
With an ear for colour and a great tune, Percy Grainger paints in music the sounds of Edwardian Lincolnshire.
WAAPA’s leading string students parade their skills in a performance of irresistible classics by the great composers of string repertoire.
A musical cavalcade presented by a circus troupe of performers showcasing their many talents beyond their beautiful voices and exceptional musicianship.
Graduation recitals are the highlight of a music student’s studies, and bring excitement and variety to WAAPA`s music performance calendar.
Featuring a combination of exciting original works plus some wonderfully reworked classics; these young musicians will rock your world.
For those who like their theatre short, sharp and highly entertaining,Petits Fours celebrates the breathtakingly original work of four local playwrights.
Present Laughter combines wickedly funny wordplay, biting bon mots and acidic-yet-likable characters to create a classic recipe for timeless comedy.
Broadway’s most famous song-and-dance fable comes to the Regal! Get ready for a dazzling entertainment of scintillating tap routines and catchy show tunes.
This enchanting evening will showcase a mix of the greatest arias and ensembles, including the beloved duet from The Pearl Fishers.
This year’s Academy will feature ancillary classes in movement and performance psychology for participants and observers alike.
Enjoy a fun and relaxed variety evening of songs and arias performed by the singers and pianists of the WAAPA International Art Song Academy.
This special gala concert in the beautiful surrounds of Government House Ballroom showcases selected performers from the Art Song Academy.