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Production and Design - BPA

This major provides graduates with a focused learning pathway through the skills and experience required to work in professional theatre. It offers students intensive creative and technical training through professional production practices. This is achieved by undertaking leadership roles within their stream major on the annual repertoire of WAAPA productions across all mainstream genres inclusive of acting, music theatre, dance, opera, jazz and contemporary music. WAAPA’s professionally staffed and equipped facilities provide students with the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge, and to experience the hands-on approach required by the national and international industry.

Courses offered in this discipline

These course pages detail entry requirements, fee and interview information. You can also apply from these pages.

Audition and interview documents

You will be required to sit a short interview to discuss your suitability. You may bring a portfolio to the interview to help demonstrate your work to date.


The Course Coordinator for Production and Design BPA is Dr Reneé Newman.

If you would like to view other staff in the Performance department, please visit the WAAPA Staff listing web page.

More information

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

If you would like to know more about WAAPA courses, please visit the WAAPA Study areas web page.

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