Brought brilliantly to life on stage, the ages-old Middle Eastern folk tale The Arabian Nights, or A Thousand and One Nights, is the ultimate homage to the power of storytelling.
WAAPA is delighted to present a Masterclass Series with Mr Yurisich, all of which are free and open to the public.
A tasty Tuesday series of free classical lunchtime concerts featuring staff, students or visiting guests serving up sumptuous musical treats for hungry ears!
ECU's, WA Screen Academy, WAAPA and leading screen industry guests take to the red carpet for the Gala Screening of The Academy Films - a program of short films exploring the theme, Uncharted Territory.
The Royal Over-Seas League helps WAAPA’s most talented music students achieve their dreams on stage in Australia and internationally.
WAAPA’s Music Artist students present their fabulous original works along with some creative rearrangements of iconic songs from song masters of our modern times.
The WAAPA Camerata presents an evening of Baroque beauty with a full spread of romantic and modern vision.
New voices of the next generation of composers, sound artists and improvisers will perform over 10 hours of world premieres.
An original, bespoke work created in response to this unique building and its rich history. Audiences will be guided through a unique, immersive experience at this iconic site.
The guitar has always belonged to the people; across its history of many centuries, the guitar has continued to occupy the space between both popular and elite.
In this concert WAAPA Composition and Music Technology students explore recordings made 'in the field' and projected into the concert hall both with and without acoustic instruments.
WAAPA, in conjunction with the Minderoo Foundation, proudly presents an original commissioned work from one of Australia’s most accomplished playwrights, Reg Cribb.
When two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a feuding pair of supernatural sprites, a love potion gone awry and some well meaning Mechanicals – all come together in an enchanted moonlit forest, the result is a delightful mix of merriment and
Get your double denim out and your bouffant hair on! This jukebox musical spins classic songs of the 1980s into a high-energy evening of raunchy rock’n’roll karaoke comedy.
Massenet’s sumptuous Cinderella story comes to WAAPA in a witty and darkly charming new production by director Thomas de Mallet Burgess.
Fall in love again with Anna Sleptsova and the WAAPA piano students in an evening of elation, heartbreak, yearning and passion.
A night of celebration and achievement as WAAPA’s music prizewinners showcase their extraordinary skills.
Then come and join us for an exhilarating exercise in musical time travel.
Immerse yourself in beauty, vibrato and sensitivity as the string department invites you to experience some of the most delightful and sensual music ever written.
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble brings you a fun, frivolous and feisty program of music to celebrate Halloween.
Adapted from Franz Kafka’s darkly humorous novel about the forces that control our freedom, and eerily prescient of our surveillance society, The Trial is puppetry without rules.
Graduation recitals are the highlight of a music student’s studies, and bring WAAPA’s 2016 music calendar to a thrilling conclusion.
This year we welcome acclaimed actor, narrator, broadcaster and director Rachael Maza, Artistic Director for the Ilbijerri Theatre Company in Victoria as our guest director. Join us in a celebration of contemporary Indigenous culture as we
Take a sentimental journey through the songs and times of Gilbert and Sullivan, those two venerable writers of cabaret who took centre stage when Queen Victoria ruled the empire.
The graduating dance students are poised for big things and after witnessing their versatility and energy in this rich and varied season you will know why.
The 41st Musicological Society of Australia (MSA) Conference will be held in conjunction with the 17th Symposium on Indigenous Music and Dance and the ACMC (Australasian Computer Music Association) 2018.