From Monday, 12 - Monday 19 November WAAPA stages its final dance season for the year.
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.
With support from WAAPA and the ECU Silver Jubilee Visiting Professor grant, prominent electroacoustic musician and researcher Simon Emmerson will deliver a keynote address as part of his visit to WAAPA.
Following his acclaimed 2015 DARK TWIN tour, award-winning London- based Australian pianist and contemporary music specialist Zubin Kanga will perform a program of newly commissioned works for piano and multimedia by some of the hottest composers from Australia and around the world.
The inaugural Tura New Music PhD Scholarship - Audiences for art music and sound art in Western Australia: understanding and evaluating Tura New Music programs.
Witty and parodic, combining an evocative score with a darkly funny coming-of-age theme, Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring opens at WAAPA.
WAAPA Acting graduate Claire Lovering was one of eight young Australian theatre artists to be awarded a Mike Walsh Fellowship last year.
The WAAPA Big Band and Jazz Vocal Ensemble join forces to create a momentous sound in celebrating the dynamic and influential connections between jazz and Afro Cuban music, and jazz and Brazilian music.
Featuring a diverse repertoire covering all musical bases from pop to rock, R ‘n’ B to soul and funk classics, RADIO ACTIVE offers audiences the perfect opportunity to discover the stars of tomorrow today!
WAAPA’s graduating performance-makers hit The Blue Room Theatre stage at full tilt in a mini-festival of short works.
At the end of every year, WAAPA shines a light on the choreographic talents of its graduating dancers in a series of public performances of their original dance works.
Visitors to this year’s Open Day at the Mount Lawley Campus will have the chance to explore a brand new facility with over a hundred years of history: ECU’s very own Spiegeltent.
Thanks to the generous support of the Jackman Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts, Meryl Tankard will direct and choreograph the Australian premiere of this powerful and passionate musical.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), as part of Edith Cowan University’s Mount Lawley campus, is opening its doors to the public on Sunday, 14 August.
WAAPA brings the combined talent of its acclaimed students and staff, plus some very special guests, to the Perth Concert Hall for one night only in a joyous celebration of Edith Cowan University’s 25th anniversary.