The outstanding musician described as an icon of Australian percussion will take to the stage of the Richard Gill Auditorium with WAAPA’s award-winning percussion ensemble, Defying Gravity, for its upcoming concert, Alchemy.
Thanks to the generous support of the Minderoo Foundation as part of WAAPA’s Visiting Artist Program, Canadian director, Peggy Shannon is in Perth to direct WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students in When the Rain Stops Falling for a week-long season in the Enright Studio.
Phoebe Gunson used to fantasise about one day sharing a stage with local heroes such as dance music duo Slumberjack.
Rise, WAAPA’s first dance season for 2019, lifts off with four new contemporary and neo-classical dance works created by visiting international choreographer Sasha Janes, Melbourne-based dancer/choreographer Lauren Langlois, and well-known local artists Claudia Alessi and Kim McCarthy.
WAAPA’s Jazz students will be the fortunate beneficiaries of Katie Noonan’s love of musical collaborations, as they perform alongside her in two concerts at WAAPA in April.
"Rich, eerie and ripe for horror: 90-year-old synthesiser visits Australia for first time"... Tura and WAAPA have joined forces to bring Trautonium player Peter Pichler to Perth from Munich for a series of workshops and events.
A piano that sailed to Australia with the first British settlers has been returned to home soil 231 years on, to be painstakingly restored in a workshop near Bath.
Australian musician, composer, songwriter, actor, comedian and writer Dr Tim Minchin has received an honorary doctorate from Edith Cowan University (ECU).
One of Australia’s greatest musical treasures, the first piano to ever come to Australia with the First Fleet, flew to the UK this week to be restored to its original playing condition.
An annual tradition since 2007, WAAPA in the Park is a family-friendly evening of fabulous music performed under the stars in Mount Lawley’s Ron Stone Park.
Edith Cowan University researchers have joined forces with the WAAPA to give vocal students an insight into the inner workings of their voice, thanks to a tiny camera passed down their throats.
Additionally, Perth-born WAAPA graduate Michael Abercromby has returned to his alma mater to undertake his Masters in Directing and is leading second year acting students in a production of The Cherry Orchard.
WAAPA research staff member Luke Hopper writes about how the #MeToo movement has undoubtedly opened up an important discourse, challenging the stigma of speaking out against exploitation and harassment in the arts and other industries.
English actor and director Michael Jenn says there is nothing like being in a terrible production of a play to make you want to direct it.
The prestigious Bachelor of Arts (Acting) program at the WAAPA, led by Ms Glenda Linscott, was recognised for its innovative teaching and outstanding student experience and graduate outcomes.