Monday 10 February 2020 is the first day of O Week for all WAAPA students. All departments run their own events across the week/s, many of which are compulsory and may require you to register. Department orientation schedules will be provided in the initial department meetings (scheduled below).
New research focusing on the power of Aboriginal on-Country performance aims to further revitalise Noongar language and song traditions in south-west WA.
From a distance the art form might still present all the colour and kitsch of a snow globe, but it's clear that this time around someone's given the snow globe a shake.
A new three-year partnership was announced today between the Perth Theatre Trust and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts celebrates its 40th year with a fabulous selection of live theatre, musicals, dance, opera and concerts for everyone!
Choreographer Scott Elstermann’s latest work Act 2, Scenes 1-4 takes a leaf out of director Wes Anderson’s films, in particular The Grand Budapest Hotel.
The grandson of a coal miner, musical theatre actor Rodney Dobson is well and truly a Wonthaggi boy.
Emerging Albany singer and WAAPA graduate, Ellie Davies will embark on a six-leg tour this week, as her new single Never Gonna Bring Me Down continues to rise in popularity.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is testament to the enormous amount of goodwill and generosity in the Perth theatre community.
Tim Voutas did not always want to be a pianist and had many arguments with his mum about it while growing up in Port Macquarie.
On the verge of their professional careers, WAAPA’s graduating dancers celebrate their final season as students in a dazzling display of display of technical skill, versatility and passionate performance.
WAAPA student Ben Chapple is the rookie on screen and off in the Ten series Playing For Keeps.
Feminism has a quirky and playful new face in Perth neo-soul diva Your Girl Pho.
While there are many different accents in Australia, including Indigenous and migrant accents, linguists agree that general Australian speech is fairly homogenous compared to the United Kingdom.
Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s Associate Director, Michael Barlow is working with WAAPA’s 3rd Year Performance Making students to devise an original theatre piece that features contemporary puppetry and the students’ creative inventiveness for their final show before they graduate.