SIDE Pony Productions was started by WAAPA graduate Zoe Pepper to present her often dark and humorous works for adult audiences. So creating Audioplay:The Turners for children aged seven to 11 years old is a big sidestep from her wider body of work.
Bachelor of Music WAAPA alumni Linda May Han Oh, may well be Australia’s most successful jazz musician.
Australia’s sharpest creative minds have joined forces to reimagine opera for the twenty-first century in The Space Between, which makes its world premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne and is performed by Australia’s most highly-awarded soprano and WAAPA's head of Classical Voice, Emma Matthews.
WAAPA graduate John O’Hara, who grew up in Perth and is now based in Melbourne, has returned home to premiere #VAL, written for a season at Downstairs at the Maj.
After suffering some setbacks, thanks to the vicissitudes of Hollywood and Broadway, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts graduate Minchin is well and truly back, which happens to be the name of his first national tour since 2012.
There are a lot of ‘links’ in the curation of Co3 Australia contemporary dance company artistic director Raewyn Hill’s WA Dance Makers Project. Two of them being celebrated Perth choreographer Chrissie Parrott and WAAPA alumni Unkempt Dance collective, being ask to choreograph for the company's next bill.
With a Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts PhD in screenwriting and a veteran of the Manjimup Repertory Club, Rose Ferrell had more than enough experience to write a production and it was in finding a like mind that made the production what it is today.
Expect talent and daring as WAAPA’s graduating performance-makers hit The Blue Room Theatre stage at full tilt in a mini-festival of short works.
For one night only, Perth audiences can enjoy the world-renowned virtuosity of one of the most exciting Brazilian classical guitarists on the international scene, Chrystian Dozza.
WAAPA's graduating dancers are set to unleash their choreographic talents in a short season of original dance works performed in the intimate setting of the Dolphin Theatre.
Just over a decade later, Tyran Parke returns to the show – and his alma mater – on the other side of the footlights, directing the 3rd Year Music Theatre students in WAAPA’s production of this unconventional musical
Gregg T. Daniel, who is adjunct lecturer at the University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts, is in Perth to direct WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students in Hare’s searing examination of the 2003 American-led invasion of Iraq.
WAAPA alumni and current staff member Emma Matthews, pays homage to her British roots this week in WASO’s Last Night at the Proms.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), as part of Edith Cowan University’s Mount Lawley campus, is opening its doors to the public.
In an exciting first for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, the 2018 Acting Graduate Showcase will be performed in Los Angeles in December this year.