In what is looking like a desolate musical theatre scene for Perth in 2017 (Matilda which opens at the end of the month, is the only major production announced for 2017!) WAAPA (The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) continues to present some of Broadway’s best as part of this years season. Thanks goodness for… Read more.
Bobbie-Jean Henning and Larua Johnston both graduated from WAAPA’s musical theatre course in 2013. Since then, the ladies have both been making waves at cabaret venues across the country and the pair have teamed up to present a double bill at this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival. Both have written cabarets with a focus on strong female… Read more.
Now that we’re in August, it’s so odd to think that it has been nine months since I graduated drama school. While I’ve been very lucky to be able to document my year so far, I thought I’d share my coffee this week with another graduate and show a change of perspective on what her… Read more.
I’m always blown away by the talent exposed in the major mid year WAAPA musical and this years offering, Bring It On The musical, did not disappoint. As the audience enters the theatre they are greeted by a giant digital screen that invites them to upload their photos via #bringitonwaapa. The audience is then whipped… Read more.
As the musical theatre students from WAAPA prepare for opening night of Bring It On – The Musical, check out the images captured by Jon Green during a recent technical run through. Presented by the final year and second year musical theatre students, Bring it on – The Musical is based on the 2000 cheer… Read more.
The third year WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) Musical Theatre Students launched their 2016 season with The Drowsy Chaperone. Directed by Crispin Taylor, the musical plays at the Geoff Gibb Theatre until the 19th March. Check out the images from the production by Jon Green. Tickets available through www.waapa.ecu.edu.au/performance
Grab a coffee, grab a chai, grab an iced chocolate (or even a wine!) and join Matilda Moran for her first column on AussieTheatre.com! From catching up with friends on the East Coast, to auditions and the random tornado not far from my home, this first month out has got me feeling like Dorothy in… Read more.
It’s hot today, so why not grab an iced coffee and join Joel Granger in his first column on AussieTheatre! Having moved straight from high school to WAAPA, I have never known what life outside of an institution was like since I was five years old. I’ve always been used to the security of having… Read more.
Welcome to the first of many coffee dates with Matilda Moran and Joel Granger! Both graduates from WAAPA’s Musical Theatre course in 2015, Matilda and Joel will spend the next 12 months keeping AussieTheatre.com readers updated on the highs and highs of life after showcase. So sit back, grab a coffee and enjoy! See you at showcase!… Read more.
Over the last few weeks, the team at AussieTheatre.com have been busy putting together a content schedule for 2016, and today we can officially announce an exciting regular column which will appear exclusively on AussieTheatre for the next 12 months. AussieTheatre’s much loved “Coffee With…” column, which initially ran from 2007-2009 and featured new graduates of… Read more.