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What Shalom Brune-Franklin has in common with her 'Bad Mothers' character

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

They say life imitates art, but in the case of actress Shalom Brune-Franklin, it's the other way around. It's a role that could be seen as a challenge, Brune-Franklin is 25, after all, and only a few years out from graduating from WAAPA.

Bathurst-born Ainsley Melham to debut on Broadway in Disney's Aladdin

Friday, 22 February 2019

Landing a role in a Broadway production is widely considered to be the pinnacle for theatre actors worldwide. .This feat has just been accomplished by Bathurst-born entertainer and WAAPA graduate Ainsley Melham.

Charlesworth Ballet College collaborates with Beijing dance students

Friday, 22 February 2019

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts lecturer Min Zhu talks about the collaboration with students form the Here Dance Studio through the WAAPA dance summer camp and Charlesworth Ballet College.

Jerome Davenport: painter is a rising star looking at the bigger picture for young artists

Friday, 22 February 2019

World-renowned West Australian artist and WAAPA graduate Jerome Davenport has paintings across the globe, but he gets a bigger kick out of helping young artists get their start thanks to his latest venture.

“There’s no way I could ever replicate Essie’s performance.”

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Next week WAAPA graduate Geraldine Hakewill, will debut as the star of Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, a much-anticipated sequel to Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.

Hot stage tickets 2019: Three shooting stars to watch in Sydney

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

From plays about politics and women's sport to a gender-swapping Monty Python musical, actors Michelle Lim Davidson, Jane Watt and Sarah Meacham will be the ones to watch in some of the hottest shows on stage this year.

TV premiere announced for Lucy Durack’s Lift!

Tuesday, 05 February 2019

After more than a decade as one of Australia’s musical theatre stars, WAAPA alumni Lucy Durack is set to premiere her screenwriting debut Lift, a bite-size romantic comedy set entirely in an elevator on 10Peach this Valentine’s Day.

Perth community joins Shari Sebbens in Black Swan’s Our Town

Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town may be considered an American classic but when Black Swan State Theatre Company performs the play this month during Perth Festival it will be quintessentially Australian.

Perth’s newest opera collective set to host a rare one-act Holst

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Under the direction of Amelia Powers with co-founder Jessica Taylor singing the title role, Sāvitri brings together past and present opera students of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Well-schooled in the macabre

Thursday, 31 January 2019

The old Perth Girls School has been turned into an Edgar Allan Poe-inspired labyrinth where audiences will experience some midnight madness.

The Sydney Dance Company’s leavers and joiners as it begins an anniversary year

Friday, 18 January 2019

Congratulations to WAAPA graduates Mia Thompson and Liam Green who have joined Sydney Dance Company for 2019.

ECU and WAAPA graduates to shine at Fringe World Festival

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Graduates from Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) will join artists from Australia and around the world when they take part in the 2019 Perth Fringe World Festival.

Jazz rebirth at the Duke

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Perth chanteuse Jessie Gordon will play at the opening of WA’s hottest new jazz and blues club, the Duke of George, in East Fremantle, which is the brain child of Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts graduate Renee Coyle.

DULCIE The smile before the fall

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Comprising of four WAAPA graduates, Dulcie have become the talk of the town for their adventurous melodies, captivating harmonies and vibrant personalities that are sure to take them further.

Fulbright for Dance Composer

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2019 > 01

Azariah Felton, who completed Honours in Music Composition this year, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.

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