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Student Satisfaction Survey 2020 WAAPA

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 09

The 2020 WA student survey will open on 23 September 2020.

Edith Cowan University to develop Perth's first comprehensive city campus

Monday, 21 September 2020

ECU will vacate its Mount Lawley campus, relocating its law, business and technology divisions to the CBD, along with its hallmark arts school, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).

Between science and art

Wednesday, 02 September 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 08

On Saturday 21 November, the new Western Australian Museum will open its doors to the public after a major four-year redevelopment.

Lighting up the stage again in 2021

Tuesday, 01 September 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 08

Thanks to Western Australia’s success in limiting community transmission of COVID-19, WAAPA at Edith Cowan University has returned to face-to-face teaching for the second semester of 2020.

WAAPA goes Wireless with Riedel’s Bolero Intercom

Thursday, 27 August 2020

Riedel today announced that the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) has migrated its production communications infrastructure to Riedel’s Bolero wireless intercom system.

Motion capture extends WAAPA’s acting training

Monday, 03 August 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 08

The Mocap Vaults, the world’s premier school for motion capture acting, directing and production training, will deliver a specialist workshop in August for WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students on movement performance for motion capture.

$10k ECU Arts Commission Up For Grabs

Friday, 24 July 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 07

Calling all dancers, designers, theatre-makers, writers, musicians, singers, composers and choreographers who are WAAPA graduates.

Transition degree helping older students upskill now available online (ArtsHub website)

Friday, 24 July 2020

WAAPA’s Bachelor of Performing Arts Practice Transition major is designed to prepare the future leaders of the performing arts industry in Australia and is being offered online for the first time.

Blessed to be Cursed

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 07

WAAPA Acting graduate Shalom Brune-Franklin has a major role in Netflix’s big-budget fantasy series, Cursed, which premieres on 17 July.

Reinvention by design

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 06

Nathan Weyers graduated from WAAPA’s Production and Design course in 2009 and has since gone on to open a Ballarat-based design and construction workshop that produces sets for some of the world’s biggest theatre productions.

WAAPA graduates team up for new children’s podcast

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 06

Two graduates of WAAPA’s Music Theatre course have produced an exciting new podcast that turns children’s original stories into short audio plays voiced by some of Australia’s best actors.

Training a new generation of performers about intimacy, safety and creativity (The Conversation)

Monday, 22 June 2020

At Edith Cowan University’s Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), we are currently in discussion with the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) to look at developing experiential, practice-based approaches to #MeToo training for performing arts students.

BBC One acquires hit Australian drama The Heights for daytime

Tuesday, 09 June 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 06

The ABC series is filmed entirely in Perth, just down the road from Edith Cowan University (ECU) Mount Lawley and features many WAAPA and WA Screen Academy graduates in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

Meyne Wyatt's monologue on racism on Q+A: 'Silence is violence. Complacency is complicity' (The Guardian website)

Tuesday, 09 June 2020

Closing Monday night’s Q+A show on ABC, which focused on Indigenous deaths in custody and the global Black Lives Matter movement, actor and writer Meyne Wyatt delivered a powerful speech taken from his autobiographical 2019 play City of Gold.

Performing arts student endowments announced

Friday, 15 May 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 05

Five WAAPA students have been named as the inaugural recipients of an exciting new initiative, the Artist Relief Fund’s Student Endowments, supported by Minderoo Foundation.

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