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My Brilliant Career - A New Musical

Monday, 14 October 2019

Dean Bryant and Mathew Frank have joined forces on a musical adaptation of Miles Franklin's legendary book. Bryant tells us about the show.

Mozart by Candlelight flickers with authenticity

Monday, 14 October 2019

Perth Symphony Orchestra’s Mozart by Candlelight concert in St George’s Cathedral is designed as a way to present the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the most traditional way possible.

Big Italian family at heart of new film Promised

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

While Daniel Berini’s Italian parents never shuffled him off into an arranged marriage, the WAAPA graduate could still relate to new film Promised.

WAAPA takes The Hope Fault from book to stage

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Collaboration was key for director Andrew Hale as he has adapted Tracy Farr’s Fremantle Press novel The Hope Fault with WAAPA acting students.

Mirrah Foulkes on directing Judy & Punch movie

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

As a Sunshine Coast schoolgirl, Mirrah Foulkes fixated on the idea of becoming an actor.

World premiere of The Hope Fault a year in the making

Friday, 04 October 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 10

In a year-long process, Andrew Hale has adapted Tracy Farr’s novel, The Hope Fault, for the stage and will direct its world premiere season, presented with the support of the Minderoo Foundation and Fremantle Press, at WAAPA’s newly refurbished Enright Studio.

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.

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