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On the Couch with Suzie Mathers

Friday, 24 May 2019

Sit down with Scottish born, Perth raised actress and graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Suzie Mathers.

Lucy Durack no Letdown on ABC comedy

Friday, 24 May 2019

Perth-raised WAAPA graduate Lucy Durack could have had no better preparation than she did for her first audition as new mum Sophie in ABC comedy The Letdown.

New scholarships open international doors for WAAPA music students

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 05

Through Edith Cowan University’s ongoing partnership with one of the world’s leading conservatoires, music students at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) will soon have the opportunity to broaden their horizons through substantial scholarships for overseas postgraduate studies.

Strictly Ballroom dances its way to the Regal Theatre

Thursday, 16 May 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 05

Strictly Ballroom The Musical will quick step, cha cha and samba its way into your heart when it dances on to the stage of the Regal Theatre as WAAPA’s highly anticipated mid-year musical.

The power of dance in The Body Politic

Thursday, 09 May 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 05

The Body Politic is an exciting triple bill of new dance works choreographed on the LINK Dance Company by visiting Israeli choreographer Niv Marinberg, Co3 founding Artistic Director Raewyn Hill, and WAAPA graduate Scott Elstermann, the first Australian to win a prestigious Pina Bausch Fellowship.

Helping dancers to find their balance

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

New Edith Cowan University research aims to help vocational dancers balance training demands, avoid burnout and reach the top of their game.

Preventing injuries on the dance floor

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Dr Luke Hopper’s dance research has been identified as having a high impact in the Australian Research Council’s recent Engagement and Impact 2018 assessment.

Limelight: Scott Elstermann

Monday, 06 May 2019

Emerging independent dancer and choreographer, WAAPA graduate Scott Elstermann is the first Australian to win a Pina Bausch Fellowship.

Love Is In The Air as WAAPA reinvigorates a classic Australian film

Monday, 06 May 2019

Strictly Ballroom: The Musical will quick step, cha cha and samba it’s way into your heart when it dances on to the stage of the Regal Theatre as WAAPA’s highly anticipated mid-year musical.

Melanie Lane gives the classical a voguish twist in WOOF

Monday, 06 May 2019

Renaissance art tableaux meet boy-band fashion in the opening moves of WAAPA graduate, Melanie Lane's acclaimed work WOOF.

Five Bedrooms gives WAAPA grad Roy Joseph first major TV role

Monday, 06 May 2019

There are many unexpected casting achievements in 26-year-old actor Roy Joseph’s life, from being the voice of God in his Year 7 school production to playing Anne Frank’s father in WAAPA’s The Diary of Anne Frank.

Romantic Tchaikovsky

Monday, 29 April 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 05

In May, WAAPA graduate Christopher Dragon, Associate Conductor of the Colorado Symphony, conducts the WAAPA Symphony Orchestra and trumpet virtuoso Brent Grapes in a thrilling concert of Russian orchestral masterworks.

It’s goodbye to Megan Smart and hello Megan Hajjar

Monday, 29 April 2019

Since graduating from WAAPA in 2016 Megan Hajjar has built an impressive resume with roles in Breath, Love Child, The Secret Daughter, Harrow and the upcoming movies M4M and The Naked Wanderer.

Introducing Blake Rose, who might just be Perth's next big thing with Best of Me

Monday, 29 April 2019

Primed as an international export in the making, the Perth-raised singer-songwriter has some serious hype behind him.

On the Couch with Joshua Reckless

Monday, 29 April 2019

Read the interview with actor/singer/dancer from North Western Sydney and WAAPA graduate, Joshua Reckless.

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