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WAAPA Performances and COVID19

Monday, 16 March 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 03

WAAPA at ECU is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and acting on the latest advice from the Australian Government and health authorities.

WAAPA in the Park CANCELLED

Friday, 13 March 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 03

The City of Stirling and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) have jointly decided to not go ahead with the WAAPA in the Park concert planned for this Saturday 14 March due to potential storms and the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

LINK goes Underground in Well

Friday, 06 March 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 03

As part of WAAPA’s new partnership with the Perth Theatre Trust, LINK Dance company goes underground in April at the State Theatre Centre to present Well, a stunning double bill of contemporary dance works.

Message for general public on 'Mamma Mia' and 'A Chorus Line' productions

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2020 > 02

Due to an issue related to performing rights, the decision has been made to bring Mamma Mia! into the Geoff Gibbs Theatre from Friday 3 to Wed 8 April and move A Chorus Line into the Major Musical slot at His Majesty’s Theatre from Friday 12 to Thursday 18 June.

WAAPA Orientation Essential Information for Students

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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).

On-Country performance key to revitalising Aboriginal song

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

New research focusing on the power of Aboriginal on-Country performance aims to further revitalise Noongar language and song traditions in south-west WA.

The New Razzle Dazzle: How Music Theatre Became Relevant Again

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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.

Three-year partnership for WAAPA and Perth Theatre Trust

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

A new three-year partnership was announced today between the Perth Theatre Trust and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

WAAPA: 40 Years of Performing Arts Excellence

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 12

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!

BANG! BANG! bodies in motion at The Blue Room

Friday, 22 November 2019

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.

Rodney Dobson’s got all that jazz in Chicago production

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

The grandson of a coal miner, musical theatre actor Rodney Dobson is well and truly a Wonthaggi boy.

Elwyn set to bring it home with new single

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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.

Radio play making waves

Friday, 08 November 2019

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is testament to the enormous amount of goodwill and generosity in the Perth theatre community.

All that jazz for Tim Voutas at festival

Monday, 04 November 2019

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.

WAAPA bids farewell to its graduating dancers in ‘Verge’

Friday, 01 November 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 11

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.

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