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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.


Thirsty Merc front man set to rock WAAPA’s Jazz In The Theatre

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 04

WAAPA is proud to welcome Thirsty Merc front man, Rai Thistlethwayte, to the Academy.


Bop, Rock and Swing the night away at WAAPA In The Park

Monday, 16 March 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 03

Get ready for an exhilarating ride through the Big Band era and the most popular pop, rock and R‘n’ B hits as the Western Australian Academy of Performing Art’s stars of tomorrow take center stage at WAAPA In The Park.


The future of puppetry in safe hands

Monday, 16 March 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 03

Puppet training in the spotlight as 2015 FirstHand artists announced and WAAPA adds new unit to performing arts degree.


Hard act to follow

Monday, 02 February 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 01

Dr Jack Thompson AM, one of Australia’s most recognisable actors, and Dr David Irvine AO, the former head of the Australian Security Intelligence Service (ASIO), joined more than 1900 graduates in receiving their ECU degrees on the weekend.


WAAPA Music Theatre Showstoppers

Thursday, 22 January 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 01

WAAPA cordially invites you to attend this very special and exclusive fundraising event.


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