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The wide open road ahead of Tim Minchin

Friday, 04 October 2019

Tim Minchin sits amid a suite of devouringly large lounges at Fox Studios in Sydney. He’s been speaking to media all day as he is soon to star in a new eight-part Foxtel series called Upright.

Awesome Festival dances with WA Ballet’s Peter and the Wolf

Friday, 04 October 2019

PETER and the Wolf as part of this year’s Awesome Festival program is a creative match made in heaven.

Australia’s top brass quintet performs at WAAPA

Thursday, 03 October 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 10

Australia’s most outstanding brass players dazzle in a concert of showcase music for brass quintet at WAAPA.

Keyboard concert an Australian first

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 09

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) will hold a unique concert with seven keyboard instruments from across history on stage at the same time.

Hugh Jackman gets Order of Australia medal

Monday, 23 September 2019

WAAPA graduate Hugh Jackman received his medal as a Companion of the Order of Australia at an investiture ceremony at Government House in Canberra on Friday.

WAAPA students to hold fairytale concert for charity

Monday, 23 September 2019

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts student Julia Newsome wants to support those affected by cancer through a fairytale-themed gala concert.

Ben O’Toole: "This isn’t The Shawshank Redemption, you know"

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

The Brisbane actor and WAAPA Acting graduate has a blast taking the lead in Australian midnight madness crowd-pleaser Nekrotronic.

Concert of great musicians gather to celebrate Sitsky

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

A crowd of former students, eminent musicians and well-wishers packed into the Larry Sitsky Recital Room at the ANU School of Music last night to celebrate the 85th birthday of the man after whom the room was named.

Full Tilt Theatre

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 09

Get ready to be inspired, provoked and entertained as WAAPA’s graduating performance makers hit the Blue Room Theatre stage at full tilt, showcasing their creative talents over two weeks in September.

WAAPA’s rising stars shine in The Songbook Sessions

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 09

The Edith Spiegeltent at ECU Mount Lawley will be buzzing with emerging talent as WAAPA students take to the stage for their annual Contemporary Music Artist showcase, Songbook Sessions.

Black Swan, Perth Festival announce new board members

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts executive director David Shirley is joining Black Swan’s board.

Emma Matthews: Leading by example

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

The beloved soprano reflects on her new role as WAAPA’s Head of Classical Voice and Opera Studies ahead of her From Broadway to La Scala tour.

Glowing talent on show

Monday, 02 September 2019

August will wrap up with a bang at the Albany Entertainment Centre with a massive performance planned by secondary and tertiary music students.

Ballet set to put kids in a spin at Awesome Festival

Monday, 02 September 2019

For the first time in its 67 year history, West Australian Ballet has created a Children’s Ballet specifically aimed at three to six year olds and it will be choreographed by WAAPA Dance Lecturer Andries Weidemann.

See WAAPA’s rising stars shine

Friday, 23 August 2019

Rosemount Hotel is set to be buzzing with emerging talent this September as WAAPA students take to the stage for their annual contemporary music artist showcase, The Songbook Sessions.

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