Performer Shaun Rennie spent the best part of 20 years touring in music theatre productions before tragedy changed his focus to directing.
At the end of August, WAAPA’s graduating dancers unleash their choreographic talents in a short season of highly original dance works at the Dolphin Theatre.
Professional dancers push their bodies to extraordinary limits, exposing themselves to physical and emotional stress. Choreographer Gideon Obarzanek, Director of Artistic Health Sue Mayes and dance scientist Peta Blevins join us to discuss how dancers can find their balance.
MELVILLE Senior High School and WAAPA alumni Morgan Remaj has checked out the under-construction performing arts centre at his old school while in town for a concert.
Successful politician Sir Robert Chiltern has it all – money, power and the love of his adoring wife. But he also has a murky secret in his past that, if revealed, will ruin his career and marriage.
William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, with its archaic ideas about gender, is a particularly challenging play for contemporary directors and actors to stage in today’s #MeToo world.
Since filming wrapped on the final season of Packed to the Rafters, Angus McLaren has notched up diverse roles in everything from Doctor Doctor to the film Hotel Mumbai, not to mention squeezing in a three-year degree at Perth’s acclaimed Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Sydney Dance Company (SDC) stalwart and WAAPA alumna Charmene Yap will be finishing her performing career at the end of SDC’s Season 1 tour of Bonachela/Nankivel/Lane. Happily for Yap, she will continue her association with SDC, moving into a new role as Rehearsal Associate
This Ballarat business owned by WAAPA Design graduate Nathan Weyers, is designing, manufacturing and consulting for some of the world's biggest theatre productions.
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, 11 August from 10.00am until 3.00pm, for its annual Open Day event.
As covered in Playbill.com today, WAAPA graduate Clay Roberts will make his U.S. debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies opening later this month.
Be in it or watch it but don’t miss Massed Sax 2019.
For viewers outside WA, the title of ABC’s newest TV show KGB makes the series seem exotic and foreboding.
Including performances by numerous WAAPA Alumni, WAYJO’s King Street Corner Pocket Festival proves the tradition is in good hands.
Roy Joseph always wanted to be an actor but he was so lacking in self-confidence he did an entertainment management course at the JMC Academy with a view to working in the music industry.