Anton Chekhov’s theatrical masterpiece The Cherry Orchard is about a family on the edge of ruin – and a country on the brink of revolution.
In an exciting start to its 2019 performance program, WAAPA is taking its first play for the year to the State Theatre Centre of WA.
When WAAPA graduate Shari Sebbens walked out of drama school onto the set of The Sapphires she was intimidated by the big picture role of director and thought she would be an "actor forever".
The south coast has now provided the perfect backdrop for another production, this time adapted from the award-winning children's trilogy Itch by BBC broadcaster and British author, Simon May with the lead actor played by WAAPA graduate Samuel Ireland.
Actress and model Kristen Plati is completing the trifecta with the release of her debut album Find Me Lost.
They say life imitates art, but in the case of actress Shalom Brune-Franklin, it's the other way around. It's a role that could be seen as a challenge, Brune-Franklin is 25, after all, and only a few years out from graduating from WAAPA.
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts lecturer Min Zhu talks about the collaboration with students form the Here Dance Studio through the WAAPA dance summer camp and Charlesworth Ballet College.
World-renowned West Australian artist and WAAPA graduate Jerome Davenport has paintings across the globe, but he gets a bigger kick out of helping young artists get their start thanks to his latest venture.
Next week WAAPA graduate Geraldine Hakewill, will debut as the star of Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, a much-anticipated sequel to Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.
From plays about politics and women's sport to a gender-swapping Monty Python musical, actors Michelle Lim Davidson, Jane Watt and Sarah Meacham will be the ones to watch in some of the hottest shows on stage this year.
After more than a decade as one of Australia’s musical theatre stars, WAAPA alumni Lucy Durack is set to premiere her screenwriting debut Lift, a bite-size romantic comedy set entirely in an elevator on 10Peach this Valentine’s Day.
Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town may be considered an American classic but when Black Swan State Theatre Company performs the play this month during Perth Festival it will be quintessentially Australian.
Under the direction of Amelia Powers with co-founder Jessica Taylor singing the title role, Sāvitri brings together past and present opera students of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
The old Perth Girls School has been turned into an Edgar Allan Poe-inspired labyrinth where audiences will experience some midnight madness.