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Change of venue for WAAPA Verge season

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 11

WAAPA’s final dance season for the year, Verge, is moving to one of Perth’s best loved venues, the Regal Theatre.

‘Fever’ burns brightly

Thursday, 08 November 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 11

After nearly 25 years in the industry, actor/director Rachael Maza, returns to her alma mater thanks to the generous support of the Minderoo Foundation to direct the Aboriginal Performance students in their graduating show, Fever.

Mastering the art of an accent

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Nobody notices a good accent, but a bad accent can ruin a show. Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts researcher Luzita Fereday explains how she makes sure actor accents are on point.

International Advertising Award for WAAPA

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

The ACRA winning ‘Copyright Infringement’ commercial the WAAPA marketing team produced with Southern Cross/Austereo scooped a Gold Statue at the London International Advertising Awards.

Meet Lyndon Watts: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018

Monday, 05 November 2018

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest. This week we sit down with finalist and WAAPA graduate Lyndon Watts.

An exceptional talent

Monday, 05 November 2018

Pole vaulting and operatic singing are strange bedfellows. But for soprano Amy Manford, the two stand at opposite ends on the continuum of her award-winning success.

Joondalup to light up with Kaleidoscope Festival in 2018

Friday, 02 November 2018

WAAPA third year Design student Maeli Cherel, presents Joyeux Noel – a walk-through tunnel full of texture, colour and light - as part of Kaleidoscope Festival this Thursday - Sunday in Joondalup.

ECU remembers Dr Richard Gill

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Edith Cowan University today pays tribute to Dr Richard Gill AO (1942-2018), founding Dean of The Western Australian Conservatorium of Music (now The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts).

Meet Joel Granger: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest. This week we sit down with finalist and WAAPA graduate Joel Granger.

Sneak peek: Caitlin and Gabe Comerford

Monday, 29 October 2018

LINK graduate and artistic director of Stompin, Caitlin Comerford, believes in the power of dance to change lives for the better.

An evening of the best of Gilbert and Sullivan

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 10

Stuart Maunder, Artistic Director of the State Opera of South Australia and a self-confessed G&S ‘tragic’, guest directs WAAPA’s Classical Voice students in From Marathon to Waterloo, in Order Categorical, a celebration of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most beloved songs.

A Kafka classic reimagined through puppetry

Monday, 22 October 2018 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2018 > 10

Franz Kafka’s novel, The Trial, provides the inspiration for an exciting performance collaboration between WAAPA and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre this November.

Fremantle: the history of the Arts Centre revealed in WAAPA production

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

FROM a destructive and confining building to place full of ideas and creation, WAAPA students will look back at the history of the Fremantle Arts Centre in a new production.

Brent Hill Is Rocking Just As Hard As The Kids For The Aus Premiere Of 'School Of Rock'

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Stephen A Russell speaks to actor, musician and WAAPA graduate Brent Hill about his leading role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit adaptation of the Jack Black blockbuster and learning to be a kid again.

Geelong's Lyndon Watts is a theatre star on the rise with a lead role in West Side Story

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

WAAPA graduate Lyndon Watts has been realising his dream, performing on the big stage to adoring fans in Disney's Aladdin The Musical.

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