Thanks to the generous support of the Minderoo Foundation, Melbourne director Dr Bagryana Popov is at WAAPA directing the 2nd Year Acting students in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s powerful play, Ajax in Afghanistan.
WAAPA's new Head of Classical Voice is returning to the place where her career began to teach performance.
Narrogin-born WAAPA graduate Jerome Davenport, is one of Australia’s hottest muralists, an in-demand aerosol artist whose credo — “No more blank walls” — feels less like anti-establishment baiting and more like a plan for global domination.
Acclaimed British vocal coach and WAAPA visiting artist Mary King invites Perth audiences to chase their cares away with a rousing concert celebrating the popular entertainment of music hall, café culture and cabaret.
Plenty of guys and girls go to great lengths to get fit for their wedding and the enviably buff Stephen Mahy was no different: the versatile WAAPA grad shredded for his (almost) marriage in the musical Mamma Mia!
Shedding her prison blues and donning the high-fashion clothes of Olivia Newton-John’s best friend for the biopic Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted To You was a breath of fresh air for WAAPA graduate Kate Jenkinson.
Carousel tells the story of the tragic romance between a troubled carnival worker and the young woman who gives up everything for him. It boasts some of the most powerful music ever written for the stage.
LINK Dance Company’s first season for 2018 is vibrant proof of the well-known maxim that ‘Dance is a universal language’.
Renowned concert pianist and pedagogue Thomas Hecht links a modern American ‘B’ to musical giants - Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.
Kid A, along with its twin album Amnesiac, has now taken on the status of a cultural cornerstone, defining a key moment when alternative musical exploration was mainstreamed.
The city that never sleeps has provided inspiration for many musicians and WAAPA graduate Nerissa Campbell is no different.
MACKENZIE Dunn is a proud fourth-generation performer and if her first year after graduating from WAAPA is anything to go by, she will continue the impressive family legacy in style.
WAAPA’s first dance season for 2018 showcases new works by visiting international choreographer Ori Flomin, Melbourne-based dancer/choreographer Daniel Roberts, and well-known local artists Jayne Smeulders and Natalie Allen.
Three venues across Perth will host a truly spectacular program of classical music in May starring the acclaimed home-grown opera diva Emma Matthews backed by the Faith Court Orchestra.
Western Australian author Mollie Skinner co-wrote The Boy in the Bush with British novelist D.H. Lawrence but this local writer’s important place in history has since faded into relative obscurity. However, one WAAPA researcher is determined that she won’t be forgotten.