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Want to enter the world of dance and performance?

The WA Performance School is Perth’s leading dance and performance academy catering to kids and adults of all ages and backgrounds. Our trained and dedicated instructors provide a supportive and professional environment to all of our students to encourage their growth, confidence and most importantly, their enjoyment! We offer ballet, hip hop, burlesque, party entertainers and so much more. Check out our students in action below!

TESTIMONIALS

I was so proud of how Ruby embraced every minute of the dance and seeing her dance back here (our weekly Wednesday Dalwallinu dance has started) her confidence, composure and projection to the (imaginary) audience (in our lounge room) has made a progressive jump disproportionate to normal development.
Sally, WAPS Parent Chaperone, Dance Excellence Tour (LA) 2018
We really enjoy the classes! Emily is a great teacher, very patient and understanding and the classes are loads of fun!
Jessica (Student feedback on classes)
I’m so pleased we chose WAPS 2.5 years ago! I love that they always encourage and recognise positive behaviour, enthusiasm and commitment
Samantha, Parent
Congratulations to all those involved in last nights performance. It was a amazing and to see that many talented people perform was wonderful. It was our first concert and Tayha was blown away and can’t wait until next year. Again, congratulations to all.
Sue (Parent feedback for end of year concert)
I just want to say what an incredible place WAPS is. It’s a truly magical haven where I not only feel I can be myself but better myself at the same time. As well as going from someone with next to zero dance experience to someone with growing skills that I’m so proud of, I have also grown so much personally this last twelve months and it is thanks to the incredible staff. It is always great interacting with anyone there and Em and Sarah are just absolutely incredible. The show was so much fun Saturday and my folks found the professionalism and quality outstanding! Thanks for everything 2018 at WAPS has given me and I just so can’t wait till 2019 and DEX!
Molly
The concert was fantastic!! What talented students you have at WAPS. And the costumes are gorgeous!
Paula (Parent feedback on end of year concert)
Dear Stella and team, Just a short note to say how incredibly impressed I was with today’s Junior concert. No doubt the logistics required to produce such a seamless event would have been huge from sourcing the costumes, ensuring each child was dressed and ready on time, the tight routines, communicating expectations to parents, coordinating the rehearsals etc etc. I commend you and your staff for such a professional and enjoyable production. No doubt the senior concert was a success too. My daughter only joined her tap class mid way through term 4 yet from day one she was made to feel at ease and encouraged to perform in the concert despite an obvious lack of experience. Her teacher Sarah was so gorgeous in making her immediately feel like she was an important and special part of the class. Anyway, congratulations again and hopefully now you can all relax in time for Christmas. See you next year!
Amy (Parent ​feedback for end of year concert)
I have nothing but positive comments! WAPS has an amazing vibe and classes were fun and I always left feeling happy and accomplished! I used to get very shy about the thought of attending dance classes but WAPS was such a judgement free zone it made me feel comfy and able to enjoy myself!
Elise (Student feedback on classes)
“A BIG thank you to you for organising your wonderful performers. They were exceptional and the crowd adored them. Looking forward to working with you for future functions. And I spread your name around so hopefully my friends will contact you in the future.”
Pauline, Private Entertainment Client
Just a quick note to say thank you & Beau so much for a wonderful party today. The kids had a ball & I had a very easy, stress free day. Highly recommend it to my friends.
- Carole & Abby (Parent/Child feedback for Birthday Party Package)
Beau is such a lovely guy and a great teacher to the whole class and I had a lot of fun in the classes.
Julie, adult student
She had a great time on Saturday night, it was great to see her back on stage, after 3 very long years of illness. Definitely made our end of year, very special ? I would just like to thank Miss Emily, for being such a gorgeous teacher to the girls!!! She is really excited about coming back in 2017.
Parent feedback on end of year concert
Just wanted to send you a big big thank you for all your help in coordinating Shelley’s hens night on Saturday! Everyone had a fabulous evening. Claire was amazing! It’s not easy rounding up 35 very loud women but she did a superb job! So please pass on my praise! Will definitely contact you in the future and pass on your website to others. You definitely took the stress away… Thanks again!!
Michelle (Hens Night Client Feedback)
We wanted to say thank you to all of the teachers and assistants who have taught her so much over the last couple of years. She has really grown in her skill level and confidence, and I am very grateful for all the time taken for her, and also the faith that has been put in her abilities by her teachers. WAPS is an amazing dance school, and provided her with many opportunities that she would never have had otherwise.
Donna, parent
Dear WAPS Staff, Organisers, and parent helpers, Thank you for your amazing efforts in organising and managing such an entertaining and rewarding Junior Concert. It was a wonderful confidence-building exercise and it was heart-warming to see that the junior performers enjoyed themselves on stage, too. As a parent, I am sincerely grateful for how well you looked after the children backstage and it was charming to watch the teachers leading the younger ones on stage, especially the patient and graceful Miss Sarah (whom my daughter Zahra adores). We hope to enrol Zahra for the Friday afternoon Tiny Ballerinas class next year, so I’ll be getting onto it soon. Best wishes for a merry season and here’s to a gorgeous year ahead!
May & Zahra (Parent/Student feedback for end of year concert)
Something I learned from an older dancer was that it’s ok to be unsure. Some of the dancers who inspired me most today were the adults from WAPS because I hope I can come to Dance Excellence every year til I’m that age. After our IPB performance, I felt accomplished but also sad that it was over!
Poppy, WAPS Junior Dance Team Member, Dance Excellence Tour (LA) 2018
Dance in America is something that I believe you just have to experience to get a real appreciation for this art. By getting to be a part of the tour, it truly opened my eyes to just what I can be capable of, even if I am of a non traditional age to be dancing and learning new skills. It helped me form new dreams, and to me, that alone makes the whole experience so worth it.
Kirsten, WAPS Adult Dance Team Member, Dance Excellence Tour (LA) 2018
Thank you Sarah. It was a fantastic night and everyone was so impressed with your performers! They did a fantastic job and it was so much fun 🙂 The bride was delighted with everything too!
Makeila (Hens Night Client Feedback)
Just wanted to firstly say thank you very much for teaching Ava singing this last term, it’s emphasized the fact that she likes doing it. She loved being apart of your class and can you please pass on my thanks to Miss Emily and Miss Izzie as she loved participating in their little groovers class. Many thanks!
Samantha (Parent feedback on classes)
Congratulations to all of WAPS staff it was a terrific concert, credit to you all. Molly has come so far I’m most appreciative.
Nicole (Parent feedback on end of year concert)
All of the students looked so happy & confident. You should be very proud.
Kate

We are an Acrobatic Arts certified studio

The WA Performance School is proud to offer Acrobatic Arts syllabus to students from 5 years to adult, with the option to undertake examinations available for those looking to push themselves to fine tune their technique and try an exam. Acrobatic Arts is an internationally recognised syllabus, based on safe and effective progressions in flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering and tumbling. Dancers who train through Acrobatic Arts have balanced development, are stronger, more flexible and are fearless!