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Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
The Misanthrope

Moliere's comedy of manners asks how far one should accept the rules of the society in which one lives.

Opening night: 14th Jun, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 20th Jun, 7.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Love Me Tender

Inspired by Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, this vision of contemporary Australia draws on modern Australian experiences from the Black Saturday bush res to pre- teen sexuality and domestic rituals.

Opening night: 14th Jun, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 20th Jun, 7.30 pm
Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
ECU Mount Lawley & WAAPA Open Day

You're invited to come behind the scenes at WAAPA. ECU's Open Day at the Mount Lawley campus gives you the perfect opportunity to see our talented students in action in rehearsals, classes and short concerts.

Opening night: 11th Aug, 10.00 am
Closing night: 11th Aug, 10.00 am
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
An Ideal Husband

Oscar Wilde's 1889 comedy of manners about hypocritical moralities in high-society London speaks to a modern generation about the gap between political and private morality.

Opening night: 23rd Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 29th Aug, 7.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
The Taming of the Shrew

Director Peter Zazzali from the University of Kansas tackles Shakespeare's controversial battle-of-the- sexes comedy about power and gender.

Opening night: 23rd Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 29th Aug, 7.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Postgraduate Research Showcase

This free event offers a rare opportunity for audiences to sample innovative arts projects in their nascent stages, and to view the ideas that will transform the future of arts discourse.

Opening night: 10th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 10th Sep, 7.30 pm
Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Crossing Borders

A program of short films exploring the theme, Crossing Borders, created by the 2019 Screen Academy class of producers, writers, directors, cinematographers, sound designers and editors.

Opening night: 26th Sep, 6.30 pm
Closing night: 26th Sep, 6.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Birdland

From the Olivier Award-winning writer comes this funny, sad and compelling satire of fame, celebrity and stardom in the 21st century.

Opening night: 11th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 17th Oct, 7.30 pm
Acting performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
The Hope Fault

The Hope Fault is a story about familial connections and fault lines, and why the debris of a well-lived life matters.

Opening night: 11th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 17th Oct, 7.30 pm
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