We are very excited about our upcoming 5 week short course in Bellydance! Join Lady Velvet Cabaret artiste Wild Kat for a special course exploring this sensual dance over five fun sessions. Open to adults of all ages and experience levels, this course will help you discover various styles of bellydance from traditional to more modern styles – with fun props, catchy tunes and lots of fun in the studio. […]

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Term 2 at WAPS runs from 24th April to Saturday 1st July for kids, and until 16th July for adults. You can check out our term dates at any time using the timetable page here. We are thrilled to have some NEW courses for our adult dancers, including: Open Lyrical Mondays 8pm, explore this beautiful and expressive dance style! Fees are $190 for 12 weeks, plus discounts available for students […]

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There’s been a flurry of activity at the WAPS studio over the school holidays! We have had our adult classes running throughout, and some of our dedicated young dancers and singers have been joining us for special rehearsals too! We’d like to congratulate our wonderful Troupe dancers on a fantastic performance at KickstART festival on Saturday 8th April. Our singers, acrobats and dancers looked fabulous in their costumes and it […]

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Our director, award-winning businesswoman Stella Hui was recently interviewed by the team at MyBusiness.com.au. Check out the full article here for some tips on growing creative businesses, and to gain an insight into Stella’s world!

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What is the difference between your Chest Voice and your Head Voice? The terms ‘chest’ and ‘head’ voice refer to where your sound is resonating. An easy way to think about it is that your chest voice is your normal speaking voice, and the register in which most people feel naturally comfortable singing. Some instructors describe the head voice as the register you use when you’re talking in a ‘baby […]

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Our students have been rehearsing hard over the holidays for two fantastic Fringe productions this year – Peter Combe’s Bellyflop in a Pizza, and our very own show – ACTIVATE!  Activate opens TODAY, with another show on Friday 27th Jan, and is jam-packed full of energy and entertainment for the whole family. Get moving, dancing, singing and grooving with our team of Activators, featuring staff and students from The WA […]

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The 2017 Summer Holiday workshop series has been announced! WAPS Holiday Workshops are open to ALL kids and teens – so anyone can join, even if you don’t attend WAPS or haven’t danced before! The workshops are a great chance to keep up your fitness and technique over the holidays, or as a taster if you’d like to try a new class at WAPS. We have a range of different […]

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We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the wonderful students who have passed through our doors in 2016, especially those who performed at our 2016 end of year concerts on the weekend. We are so endlessly proud of your achievements and we hope you had a wonderful time at the concert. Thank you also to the wonderful families and audience members who have sent lovely feedback about […]

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We are extremely proud to announce that our hard-working director Stella Hui has been awarded the title Optus MyBusiness Australian Businesswoman of the Year for 2016! We’re particularly thrilled to have an arts and entertainment-based entrepreneur recognised at such a prestigious national level. We would like to thank not only Stella for her unending passion and dedication to making WAPS the best it can be, but also to every teacher, […]

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Looking after yourself: Sports Injuries  Injuries are an unfortunate part of involvement in sports and physical activity. Some are unavoidable due to accidents or collisions, however some are preventable with a careful approach to physical activity, focus on proper technique, and an informed attitude to sports! It’s difficult to read the Australian Sports Injuries Hospitalisations study, conducted across 2011-12, without cringing. The report outlines a conservative estimate of sports-related hospitalisations, […]

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