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Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Hamlet

Actor and director Sean O’Shea returns to his alma mater to direct William Shakespeare's definitive revenge tragedy.

Opening night: 2nd Apr, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 8th Apr, 7.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Postgraduate Research Showcase

WAAPA has a thriving postgraduate research program covering a broad range of performing arts disciplines, with a particular strength in practice-led research.

Opening night: 23rd Apr, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 17th Sep, 7.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
A Lie of the Mind

From Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard, A Lie of the Mind probes the decay at the heart of the American dream.

Opening night: 11th Jun, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 17th Jun, 7.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
The Elephant Man

Based on the real-life story of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man is a powerful and poignant look at what it is to be different.

Opening night: 10th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 16th Sep, 7.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
The Comedy of Errors

Shakespeare’s most farcical tale of mistaken identity is a crazy comedy of far-fetched coincidences, madcap confusion and hilarious misadventures.

Opening night: 16th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 19th Sep, 7.30 pm
Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Reframe

The 2020 WA Screen Academy class of producers, writers, directors, cinematographers, sound designers and editors present an exciting program of short original films exploring the theme, Reframe.

Opening night: 24th Sep, 6.30 pm
Closing night: 24th Sep, 6.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
The Low Road

The low road of profitability or the high road of principle? This boisterous, bawdy satire of contemporary American politics takes us back to the late 18th century, when America was fighting for independence from British rule.

Opening night: 12th Nov, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 19th Nov, 7.30 pm
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