Edith Cowan University (ECU) has announced that David Shirley will be the next Executive Dean of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
Aboriginal song traditions, opera for children, extreme metal and the work of historic composer Joseph Haydn are just some of the themes that will be explored at an upcoming music conference at Edith Cowan University.
As a young performer growing up in regional Victoria, WAAPA graduate Ross Chisari never imagined that one day he would be treading the boards of London's famous West End theatre district.
Professor Steve Chapman, Vice-Chancellor of Edith Cowan University, recently hosted a special evening for WAAPA's Founding Piano collection, including the First Fleet Piano, in Hong Kong.
WAAPA’s final dance season for the year, Verge, is moving to one of Perth’s best loved venues, the Regal Theatre.
After nearly 25 years in the industry, actor/director Rachael Maza, returns to her alma mater thanks to the generous support of the Minderoo Foundation to direct the Aboriginal Performance students in their graduating show, Fever.
Nobody notices a good accent, but a bad accent can ruin a show. Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts researcher Luzita Fereday explains how she makes sure actor accents are on point.
The ACRA winning ‘Copyright Infringement’ commercial the WAAPA marketing team produced with Southern Cross/Austereo scooped a Gold Statue at the London International Advertising Awards.
The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest. This week we sit down with finalist and WAAPA graduate Lyndon Watts.
Pole vaulting and operatic singing are strange bedfellows. But for soprano Amy Manford, the two stand at opposite ends on the continuum of her award-winning success.
WAAPA third year Design student Maeli Cherel, presents Joyeux Noel – a walk-through tunnel full of texture, colour and light - as part of Kaleidoscope Festival this Thursday - Sunday in Joondalup.
Edith Cowan University today pays tribute to Dr Richard Gill AO (1942-2018), founding Dean of The Western Australian Conservatorium of Music (now The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts).
The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest. This week we sit down with finalist and WAAPA graduate Joel Granger.
LINK graduate and artistic director of Stompin, Caitlin Comerford, believes in the power of dance to change lives for the better.
With the death of Richard Gill, from cancer, at the age of 76, Australia has lost one of its greatest, most inspirational, yet iconoclastic, music educators.