Having remained open throughout the pandemic while simultaneously adjusting to new online teaching practices, WAAPA at Edith Cowan University is preparing itself for an exciting new future in the heart of Perth’s CBD.
Newcomer and 2016 WAAPA Music Theatre graduate, Jason Arrow picked by Lin-Manuel Miranda to star, leading a cast made up almost exclusively of people of colour from Australia and New Zealand.
While COVID-19 restrictions continue to limit audience numbers in theatres, WAAPA at Edith Cowan University is thrilled to offer its supporters a week-long digital season of its annual opera.
Join us for a scaled-back open day at ECU Mount Lawley where future students will be able to meet WAAPA’s amazing faculty, listen to talks from Course Coordinators, ask current students about their WAAPA experience, enjoy concerts, take in a backstage tour of our theatres or watch some rehearsals for the upcoming Dance seasons.
The 2020 WA student survey will open on 23 September 2020.
ECU will vacate its Mount Lawley campus, relocating its law, business and technology divisions to the CBD, along with its hallmark arts school, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
On Saturday 21 November, the new Western Australian Museum will open its doors to the public after a major four-year redevelopment.
Thanks to Western Australia’s success in limiting community transmission of COVID-19, WAAPA at Edith Cowan University has returned to face-to-face teaching for the second semester of 2020.
Riedel today announced that the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) has migrated its production communications infrastructure to Riedel’s Bolero wireless intercom system.
The Mocap Vaults, the world’s premier school for motion capture acting, directing and production training, will deliver a specialist workshop in August for WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students on movement performance for motion capture.
Calling all dancers, designers, theatre-makers, writers, musicians, singers, composers and choreographers who are WAAPA graduates.
WAAPA’s Bachelor of Performing Arts Practice Transition major is designed to prepare the future leaders of the performing arts industry in Australia and is being offered online for the first time.
WAAPA Acting graduate Shalom Brune-Franklin has a major role in Netflix’s big-budget fantasy series, Cursed, which premieres on 17 July.
Nathan Weyers graduated from WAAPA’s Production and Design course in 2009 and has since gone on to open a Ballarat-based design and construction workshop that produces sets for some of the world’s biggest theatre productions.
Two graduates of WAAPA’s Music Theatre course have produced an exciting new podcast that turns children’s original stories into short audio plays voiced by some of Australia’s best actors.