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Come and meet those dancing feet on 42nd Street

From the moment the curtain rises on an impressive chorus line of tap-dancing feet, 42nd Street swings into the high-energy song and dance routines that have made it one of the world’s best-loved musical comedies.

The best of British: English guest director at WAAPA for Coward’s classic comedy

The WAAPA Visiting Artists Program, proudly supported by the Minderoo Foundation, brings one of Britain’s finest directors and educators to Perth to direct the 3rd Year Acting students in Noel Coward’s delightful comedy, Present Laughter.

WAAPA turns to video to uncover the next star

Aspiring students from as far away as Karratha, Christmas Island and Singapore can now find out in just one minute if they have what it takes to be a competitive applicant in Music, Arts Management or the Production Arts in Perth’s world-class performing arts school.

Leave the kids at home: Sleeping Beauty reimagined as edgy, adult theatre

A series of wildly creative and beautifully realised puppetry works inspired by the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, is the basis of this exciting performance collaboration between WAAPA and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

Performances and events

Twin Share

May 27, 2017

Geoff Gibbs Theatre

Classical Tuesdays - Semester 1

May 30, 2017

Music Auditorium

Life is a Cabaret!

Jun 1, 2017

The Edith

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