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WAAPA dance students unleash their choreographic creativity

WAAPA’s graduating dancers are set to unleash their choreographic talents in a short season of original dance works performed in the intimate setting of UWA’s Dolphin Theatre. Unleash is a unique celebration of the incredible talent on display at WAAPA, with the self-devised pieces of the 3rd Year Dance students being performed by their peers […]

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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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WAAPA students deliver ‘Carousel’ in the age of #metoo

WAAPA students deliver ‘Carousel’ in the age of #metoo

Carousel | The Regal Theatre | Until 23rd June| ★ ★ ★ ¾   Director Justin Langley has wisely relocated the musical from it’s original setting of the 1890’s to a more modern backdrop of America during the time of the Vietnam War. While this decision robs us of the stunning costuming options of the first period, it […]

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Discover the magic of Rogers and Hammerstein’s ‘Carousel’

Discover the magic of Rogers and Hammerstein’s ‘Carousel’

Back in the 1940’s Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein started working together and their collaborations are remembered as ‘The Golden Age’ of Hollywood musicals. Rogers had worked with lyricist Lorenzo Hart for over two decades and had a string of successes, but as his writing partner’s life was over taken by alcoholism, Rogers turned to […]

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The Best Musical of the 20th Century: WAAPA does Carousel

The Best Musical of the 20th Century: WAAPA does Carousel

Time magazine bestowed the ‘Best Musical’ tag on Carousel, writing that Rodgers and Hammerstein “set the standards for the 20th century musical, and this show features their most beautiful score and the most skillful and affecting example of their musical storytelling”. The classic musical Carousel will be at the Regal Theatre from 16-23 June, starring […]

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Darius Williams joins ‘Home and Away’ to play new gay character

Actor Darius Williams has been keeping a secret but he’s finally able to tell the world, he’s playing Home and Away‘s long awaited new gay character Ty. The soap opera has been criticised for having a lack of gay characters over their 30 year history. Williams, who is a student at the West Australian Academy […]

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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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WAAPA students to perform one of Mozart’s most intriguing works

WAAPA students to perform one of Mozart’s most intriguing works

This month students at the WA Academy of Performing Arts are taking on one of Mozart’s most intriguing pieces. It is one of the most famous choral works in the classical repertoire but Mozart’s Requiem has a backstory that reads like a bad film script. In July 1791, a mysterious stranger arrived on Mozart’s Vienna […]

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‘Minus One Sister’ marks debut of a new theatre collective

Minus One Sister is the debut production from a fresh new theatre collective S.A.L.T. We sent some questions across to the creative team behind the show and they send us back a transcript of their answers. Have a look at what they had to say. OUTinPerth: Tell us about yourself, and your role in the […]

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WAAPA’s ‘Tilt’ creates a mini-festival at the Blue Room Theatre

WAAPA’s ‘Tilt’ creates a mini-festival at the Blue Room Theatre

WAAPA’s graduating performance-makers hit The Blue Room Theatre stage at full tilt this week in a mini-festival of short works. The talented performers will deliver to short programs, the first will run from Wednesday 30 August through to Saturday 2 September., Next week the second program will run from Wednesday 6 September to Saturday 9 […]

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