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The indescribably talented Kneebody hits Perth for two shows

Monday, 24 April 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 04

For the first time ever, WAAPA is delighted to introduce Kneebody to Perth audiences in two shows in May, thanks to the generous support of the Jackman Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts.

WAAPA dancers rise to the challenge

Friday, 21 April 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 04

WAAPA’s talented student dancers reach new artistic heights in neo-classical and contemporary dance works created on them by four outstanding Australian choreographers.

Soul-stirring music to die for

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 04

Join WAAPA’s Wind and Brass Ensemble under the musical direction of Philip Everall and Brent Grapes as they perform famous inspirational battle-themed music in Battle and Victory.

Kaboom Percussion joins Defying Gravity for musical magic!

Thursday, 06 April 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 04

In May, two of WA’s top percussion ensembles join forces to present four joy-filled concerts of super-charged percussive entertainment guaranteed to delight and amaze.

Choral music to lift your spirits and inspire your heart

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

In April, St Mary’s Cathedral will be filled with the sublime sounds of soaring voices as Nicholas Cleobury leads WAAPA’s Classical Vocal students in a beautiful program of choral music.

A night of jazz with Megan Washington

Monday, 20 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

Two-time ARIA award winner and multi-platinum album selling artist Megan Washington comes to WAAPA in April to headline two exceptional nights of jazz music.

WAAPA in the Park – Ten Years of free family fun

Monday, 20 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

Get ready for an exhilarating performance as the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts’ stars of tomorrow take centre stage.

The Original Mean Girls come to WAAPA

Friday, 10 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

WAAPA presents the WA premiere of the deliciously dark contemporary musical, Heathers.

Calling All Amateur Singers

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2017 > 03

From the Royal Albert Hall to WAAPA’s Spiegeltent, acclaimed British vocal coach, Mary King, invites aspiring singers to learn choruses from the greatest musical theatre shows in this awesome and entertaining workshop.

WAAPA Summer School fun for Kids and Teens

Monday, 05 December 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 12

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts opens its theatres and studios in December and January to present a host of exciting courses for children and young people.

Decibel performs works by Simon Emmerson

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

Decibel will perform a series of works by visiting Professor Simon Emmerson, in addition to some works composed within the ensemble.

For the love of ivory and strings

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

Hear from the man who was responsible for bringing more than 130 historical pianos to Perth at this special lecture.

Dancers to grace the world stage

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

An international ballet competition coming to Sydney will give four WAAPA dancers the chance to pirouette their way into the best ballet companies in the world.

WAAPA Dancers on the Verge of Success

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 11

From Monday, 12 - Monday 19 November WAAPA stages its final dance season for the year.

The West Australian ECU Lecture Series - Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM

Monday, 24 October 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 10

In the final lecture in this series, How Piano is your Forte?, Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM will present an aural journey through the history of the piano.

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