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Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

What is the perfect way to learn more about the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts? Get down to WAAPA’s Open Day this August for an access all areas experience. WAAPA offers full-time courses in Aboriginal Performance, Acting, Arts Management, Costume, Dance (Classical Ballet and Contemporary), Design, Lighting, Music (Classical, Jazz, Contemporary Music and Composition […]

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Celebrate the art of WA comics at Spectrum Project Space

Celebrate the art of WA comics at Spectrum Project Space

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) Spectrum Project Space proudly presents Comics West celebrating the last thirty years of comic making in Western Australia, including comics pages, illustrations, digital comics and augmented reality. Making comics is a hidden activity, occurring in home studios as a side job for many of its makers. Comics artists spend many long […]

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Help fund local LGBTIQ film ‘When Harri Met Salma’

Help fund local LGBTIQ film ‘When Harri Met Salma’

Students at Edith Cowan University’s Screen Academy are teaming up with acting students at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts to create a new short film with an LGBTIQ theme. When Harri Met Salma is a short film about Salma (Mia Morrissey), a young Muslim woman, who must decide between pleasing her family, or […]

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Study into same-sex parenting seeks participants

Study into same-sex parenting seeks participants

Jenine Giles, a PhD student at Edith Cowan University is looking into the experiences of parents in same-sex relationships, specifically parenting journeys and how they come to their parenting roles. Giles is currently for her Doctor of Philosophy. “I am interested in talking to parents who are in a monogamous same-sex relationship about their parenting experiences […]

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Are you a same sex attracted person of faith?

Are you a same sex attracted person of faith?

Are you a same-sex attracted person of faith? A research project at Edith Cowan University is seeking participants for a study that is looking into the well-being of same-sex attracted people of faith, to obtain information regarding any possible association between religion/spirituality, self-esteem, and resilience in adolescents. Researcher Mel Jame is seeking participants over the […]

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Find out what goes on at WAAPA at their open house

Find out what goes on at WAAPA at their open house

Visit the WA Acacemy of Performing Arts next weekend and see what goes on at one of Australia’s premier cultural education facilities. Over the years WAAPA has produced some of Australia’s best known actors, musicians and dancers. As well as many professionals acclaimed for their work behind the scenes in areas like arts management, costume […]

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The Diary of Anne Frank is coming to WAAPA

The Diary of Anne Frank is coming to WAAPA

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank’s intimate record of the years she and her family spent hiding from the Nazis in occupied Holland during the latter part of World War II. In this anniversary year of the book’s publication, Perth audiences will get […]

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Defying Gravity: Karma – Journey across the Indian Ocean with WAAPA

Defying Gravity: Karma – Journey across the Indian Ocean with WAAPA

WAAPA is bringing together percussion music from across the Indian Ocean for a celebration of the ancient and modern sounds of India, Persia and Australia. Persian musicians Arman Abednia and Iman Sepahsalari play traditional instruments like the do-taar, tonbak and daf, while percussionist Tao Issaro blends Persian love songs with magical imagery and exotic percussion […]

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Creative choreography on display at WAAPA

Creative choreography on display at WAAPA

At the end of every year, the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) shines a light on the choreographic talents of its graduating dancers in a series of public performances of their original dance works. This year’s show, ‘Hatch’, features the contemporary dance pieces of ten 3rd Year Dance students, set to original music composed by […]

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Celebrate ECU’s 25th anniversary with WAAPA

Celebrate ECU’s 25th anniversary with WAAPA

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts are celebrating Edith Cowan University’s 25th anniversary with a special concert featuring the the incredible talent of the school’s students, staff and guest musicians. The evening is set to be a concert spectacular, taking audiences on a journey through opera, gospel, funk, soul, pop, rock, jazz, soul performed […]

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