As West Australian Ballet’s highly rated season of romantic classical ballet La Sylphide comes to a close, Perth dancers and WAAPA graduates Liam Green and Carina Roberts have both been promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist.
NOT only will WAAPA music theatre graduate Finn Alexander get to make his professional performance debut with Black Swan State Theatre Company this month, but he will do it in Assassins by his favourite composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim.
The national hotel chain is looking to employ buskers and street artists through its recruitment process, held in partnership with the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) where potential staff will go through a mock audition process.
As part of the Visiting Artists’ Program proudly supported by the Mindaroo Foundation, Emily McLean has returned to her alma mater to direct the 3rd Year WAAPA students in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire.
Thanks to the generous support of the Minderoo Foundation, Melbourne director Dr Bagryana Popov is at WAAPA directing the 2nd Year Acting students in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s powerful play, Ajax in Afghanistan.
WAAPA's new Head of Classical Voice is returning to the place where her career began to teach performance.
Narrogin-born WAAPA graduate Jerome Davenport, is one of Australia’s hottest muralists, an in-demand aerosol artist whose credo — “No more blank walls” — feels less like anti-establishment baiting and more like a plan for global domination.
Acclaimed British vocal coach and WAAPA visiting artist Mary King invites Perth audiences to chase their cares away with a rousing concert celebrating the popular entertainment of music hall, café culture and cabaret.
Plenty of guys and girls go to great lengths to get fit for their wedding and the enviably buff Stephen Mahy was no different: the versatile WAAPA grad shredded for his (almost) marriage in the musical Mamma Mia!
Shedding her prison blues and donning the high-fashion clothes of Olivia Newton-John’s best friend for the biopic Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted To You was a breath of fresh air for WAAPA graduate Kate Jenkinson.
Carousel tells the story of the tragic romance between a troubled carnival worker and the young woman who gives up everything for him. It boasts some of the most powerful music ever written for the stage.
LINK Dance Company’s first season for 2018 is vibrant proof of the well-known maxim that ‘Dance is a universal language’.
Renowned concert pianist and pedagogue Thomas Hecht links a modern American ‘B’ to musical giants - Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.
Kid A, along with its twin album Amnesiac, has now taken on the status of a cultural cornerstone, defining a key moment when alternative musical exploration was mainstreamed.
The city that never sleeps has provided inspiration for many musicians and WAAPA graduate Nerissa Campbell is no different.