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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
Dance performances at WA Academy of Performing Arts
Unleash

The graduating dancers unleash their creativity by choreographing their own dance works, performed by their peers.

Opening night: 27th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 31st Aug, 2.00 pm
Dance performances at WA Academy of Performing Arts
In the Dark

Devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Whaites in collaboration with the LINK dancers, In the Dark examines our fears and explores the ghost stories of our past.

Opening night: 4th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 7th Sep, 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
Dance performances at WA Academy of Performing Arts
Reason for Being

Experience this creative response to the State Art Collection and Gallery architecture re-interpreted through contemporary dance and collaborative performance.

Opening night: 30th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 3rd Nov, 7.30 pm
Dance performances at WA Academy of Performing Arts
Verge

On the verge of their professional careers, WAAPA's graduating dancers celebrate their final season as students in a dazzling display of technical skill, versatility and passionate performance.

Opening night: 16th Nov, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 23rd Nov, 7.30 pm
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