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Defying Gravity and Special Guests

Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

WAAPA’s acclaimed percussion ensemble Defying Gravity and special guests present an enchanting night of music inspired by the sounds of India and the Middle East, performed outdoors under the stars.

Opening night: 11th Mar 7:30pm   Closing night: 11th Mar 7:30pm

WAAPA Direct

Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

This popular, family-friendly show returns to the FAC's beautiful front garden for a toe-tapping evening of musical entertainment. The barnstorming WAAPA Big Band, living up to its name, will deliver a powerhouse performance of crowd-pleasing favourites.

Opening night: 23rd Mar 7:00pm   Closing night: 23rd Mar 7:00pm

WAAPA International Art Song Academy - Gala Concert

Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

A special celebration of art song, showcasing selected performers from the WAAPA International Art Song Academy, the Gala Concert is the culmination of this intensive program.

Opening night: 10th Jul 4:00pm   Closing night: 10th Jul 4:00pm

Celebrate! ECU 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

Enjoy a taste of the amazing diversity of musical talent on offer at WAAPA in this spectacular gala concert at the Perth Concert Hall.

Opening night: 12th Aug 7:30pm   Closing night: 12th Aug 7:30pm

WAAPA/ECU Open Day

Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

The WAAPA / ECU Open Day is a perfect opportunity to explore behind the scenes. Explore the campus, take a backstage tour and attend information sessions.

Opening night: 14th Aug 10:00am   Closing night: 14th Aug 10:00am

Connections

Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

The 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 CONNECTIONS.

Opening night: 22nd Sep 7:30pm   Closing night: 22nd Sep 7:30pm

WAAPA Research Showcase

Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts

Whilst WAAPA is internationally recognised for its role in teaching and creative practice, perhaps less well-known is that WAAPA has a large cohort of students engaged in post graduate studies

Opening night: 8th Oct 7:00pm   Closing night: 8th Oct 7:00pm

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