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WAAPA, Albany SHS and Great Southern Grammar set to ROCK the AEC

Friday, 24 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 07

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts return to the Albany Entertainment Centre for RADIO ACTIVE, the annual Contemporary Music showcase.


Inner Space journey for Decibel

Thursday, 23 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 07

WAAPA presents Decibels latest performance program featuring works from Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi’s middle and later periods as well as reworkings and new compositions inspired by the composer.


Migrant journey on show

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 06

Soseh Yekanians’ deeply personal story, inspired by her own experiences growing up as a culturally displaced child in Australia, will be told through a new performance work at ECU’s Spectrum Project Space.


Celebrating 30 years of song and dance

Friday, 12 June 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 06

Four-time Gold Logie winner Lisa McCune will return to where her career began to help celebrate 30 years of Musical Theatre at the WA Academy of Performing Arts.


The verdict is in. This much fun should not be legal!

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

We are just four weeks out from WAAPA’s mega-musical-comedy Legally Blonde at the Regal.


Ireland’s most famous Playboy comes to WAAPA

Friday, 22 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

Irish director Patrick Sutton is relishing being able to infuse WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students with an authentic touch as they tackle Ireland’s most famous play, The Playboy of the Western World.


Love ain’t easy … a double bill of opera tackles the Trouble with Love

Friday, 15 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

Under the direction of Brendan Hanson and musical direction of David Wickham, WAAPA’s Classical Vocal students take to the Academy’s Music Auditorium stage to perform a double bill of opera, The Trouble with Love.


World-renowned fortepianist Geoffrey Lancaster leads an evening of ‘Musical Melodrama’ for piano and voice

Thursday, 14 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

WAAPA proudly presents one of Australia’s most distinguished fortepianists, Dr Geoffrey Lancaster AM, leading a unique concert devoted to Musical Melodrama.


Tipping Point: female choreographers work their magic on LINK dancers

Thursday, 07 May 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 05

Tipping Point, LINK Dance Company’s first season for 2015, offers impressive new contemporary dance works from five outstanding Australian female choreographers.


Internationally acclaimed violinist plays Tchaikovsky in a cracker of a concert

Thursday, 30 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Head of Strings at WAAPA, Alexandre Da Costa is bringing Tchaikovsky’s passionate and powerful Violin Concerto to life in what promises to be one of WA’s best concerts of the year.


WAAPA school holiday workshops for Drama Teens

Friday, 24 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Do you have a teenager in the family who loves acting? Or is a budding music theatre star? In the upcoming school holidays, high school students are invited to explore their creativity in short courses at WAAPA.


‘Pulse’ a dynamic measure of WAAPA’s dance force

Thursday, 23 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Pulse is a showcase of cutting-edge contemporary dance from four groundbreaking international and Australian choreographers.


Arthur Miller’s classic tale of family secrets still resonates

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Inspired by a true-life story, All My Sons, is the play that established Arthur Miller’s reputation as a playwright. This production will showcase the talents of WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students under the direction of Melbourne-based director Tom Healey.


WAAPA PhD candidate awarded Jazz Song of the Year

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

Nick Abbey, PhD candidate in WAAPA won WA Music Industry Jazz Song of the Year at the 2014 WAM awards ceremony.


Vale Maggi Phillips

Thursday, 02 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

WAAPA are saddened to learn of the passing of Dr Maggi Phillips this week. A teacher, researcher and academic, Maggi will be remembered for the enormous contribution she made to the Australian dance sector.


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