WAAPA postgraduate students and staff are involved in research and collaboration across the broadest spectrum of performing arts disciplines – ranging from music (classical, jazz, contemporary, opera, composition) to music theatre, acting, performance, dance, production and design, arts management, and more.
Smith, A., Adams, L. (2019). Empowering the next generation of actors through the creation of student-centred self-devised dramatic work. 015 – AusAct: The Australian Actor Training Conference 2018 (119–131). Fusion Journal.
Smith, A. (2003). Snobs (Director). Southern Star, Channel 9.
An Innovative Research Collaboration between ECU/WAAPA and Onward Production through an exploration of a “Whole-Theatre” Production of Clinchfield, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant, 2011 ‑ 2014, $34,000.
Widening the Lens on Indigenous Storytelling: New Voices in Digital Distribution, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant, 2008, $38,000.
Doctor of Philosophy, (Re)presenting masculinity: A theatre director's critical observations of, and theatrical experimentations with, (re)presentations of masculinity in selected works of contemporary Australian theatre
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), My worst ever night at the best school ball ever: Creating taboo theatre for teenagers.
Doctor of Philosophy, Creatively pursuing persona: Finding identity through directing
Doctor of Philosophy, Directing through dialogue: A theatre director's exploration of leadership
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), The absurd reality of satire in Neil Labutes 'Fat Pig': A director's exploration to emphasize satire through the staging of a production.
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), The fifth sparrow: In memory of mollie skinner
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), My hall: Excavating, shaping and sharing the memory of Hale School's memorial hall through a site specific, staged performance
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), 'It's all in the timing' - A research project that explores the complexities in the relationship of actor to audience, in musical theatre
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), Minimising the risks of 21st century violence: The balance of ethics and creativity in staging Simon Stephens' Motortown.