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A small town girl now in the big city (cue ‘Don’t Stop Believin’), Wagga Wagga born Stephanie Wall is experiencing ‘real life’ in Melbourne for the first time after studying Music Theatre at WAAPA straight after completing high school. Stephanie graduated WAAPA in 2016, and while she was there had the opportunity to be a high kicking, juggling, ribbon-twirling Janet Van De Graaff in The Drowsy Chaperone, a street-talking, hip-hopping cheerleader called Nautica in Bring It On: The Musical and got to live her Liza Minnelli dreams in And The World Goes Round. Follow Stephanie on instagram: @stephaniewall

Stephanie has written 4 articles on AussieTheatre

Coffee With…Dana Jolly (Part 2): Choreography, Casting and Compassion

Dana Jolly

If you couldn’t already tell from part one of Coffee With…Dana Jolly, she is a superwoman. From overcoming genetic conditions through sheer dedication and discipline, to becoming one of Australia’s most wanted choreographers and teachers, Jolly has proven herself time and time again as a force to be reckoned with. In part two of our… Read more.

Coffee With Dana Jolly, Part One: The Power of Positivity, Dealing with Injury, and Overcoming Limitations

Dana Jolly

Dana Jolly is a renowned Australian performer, choreographer and in-demand freelance teacher with a professional career that spans over forty years, both in Australia and internationally. Dana’s performing credits in the UK include Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Song And Dance, Shall We Dance tour, and over the years working with artists such as Ray Charles, Madonna and… Read more.

Swing Life with The Book of Mormon’s Morgan Palmer

Morgan Palmer

It has only been 18 months since Morgan Palmer graduated WAAPA, but in that time he has landed the exciting and challenging role of ‘swing’ – a member of a company who understudies several ensemble roles – in two major Australian touring shows. I sat down with Morgan, who is currently an offstage swing in… Read more.

From Student To Grad: Surviving The Transition

Stephanie Wall

As of November 17th, 2016, I am no longer in an institution for the first time in 18 years (Yes, I am counting my three-day week at preschool from age three to five, where nap time was an integral part of the syllabus). Remember that scene from The Shawshank Redemption when Morgan Freeman enters the… Read more.