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Arts Management

WAAPA’s Arts Management graduates are versatile employees, industry ready for exciting and glamorous careers in the arts/entertainment industries.

This three year, full-time course has strong links with industry and students undertake internships at organisations of their choice as a part of their coursework. Students regularly receive invitations for work experience from companies such as WA Ballet, Perth International Arts Festival, Art Gallery WA, Perth International Jazz Festival, Comedy Festival and the Sydney Festival to name a few. The value for the students is in building their networks and resume during the course.

At the conclusion of the three year course students undertake a 10 week internship in an arts organisation of their choice. Many undertake them nationally and internationally. Examples include Australian Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, Brisbane Powerhouse, Australian Dance Theatre, Melbourne Music Week, Flickerfest Sydney, Austin Texas Film Festival, San Francisco Municipal Ballet, The Esplanade Singapore, Lincoln Centre NY, Druid Theatre Ireland, Gordon Frost Musical Producers, record companies and comedy festivals. Many take on permanent positions with their secondment companies.

WAAPA Arts Management graduates are in senior management and marketing positions at prestigious arts and entertainment organisations and businesses all over the world including Australian Opera, Bangarra Dance, Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare, Dubai Opera House, Mulliners Casting, State Theatre Ctr, Sydney Opera House, The Esplanade Singapore, The TATE UK, WA Opera, WASO.

Courses offered in this discipline

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For further enquiries please contact Student Recruitment on 134 328, or for calls outside Australia, (61 8) 6304 0000.

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