We sat down with new team member Miss Lauren to find out find out about her journey to Paris, and her life dancing at the most famous cabaret in the world. In July 2016 the Moulin Rouge were doing an audition tour around Australia. When I heard they were coming to Perth my friends and I decided to go to the audition on our day off from full time ballet […]

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Tablets and mobile devices are such a great tool to help dancers and performers. Find out how to use your iPad for good (not procrastination) with our series where we delve into our favourite apps, tips, and tricks to help you get the most out of your device. Today we’re talking about one of our favourite free apps, Notebook. This app was named one of 2016’s Best Apps and is […]

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About Showgirl Paris, je t’aime! Experience the glitz and glam of the cabaret! From the Moulin Rouge in Paris to the Tropicana in Cuba, you will learn a variety of dance styles that will transform you into a true Cabaret Showgirl. Taught by Perth’s own Moulin Rouge showgirl Lauren Perrett, this course will rotate styles each term to give you a true peek behind the curtain at the wide range […]

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We are excited for our first Souvenir Concert Shirts to arrive in-studio! If you’re looking to customise your shirt’s fit, consider the three ideas below which require absolutely no sewing… Just remember: – This can be your uniform next year, so try not to make alterations that make it uncomfortable or unsafe to dance or move in. – Do not customise your shirt so that your cleavage or midriff are […]

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Always had childhood dreams of being a prima ballerina, or one of Beyonce’s backup dancers, but life got in the way? You can start your dance classes whenever you like, even if you’re an adult with little or no experience! Don’t worry about being the best on your first day – here are our top tips to help inform your expectations when it comes to joining a dance class. Use […]

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Learning music is not only fun and creative, but has myriad benefits for students of all ages. We’re lucky that there are a whole host of apps, games and resources available for FREE online to support students’ learning. Check out some of our top picks below!   1. Staff Wars Space Invaders for a new generation of music students, Staff Wars is a popular game with students of all ages! […]

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Check out our top tips on stitching and tying the ribbons on a new pointe shoe – perfect for students who are just beginning their pointe journey, or as a refresher if you’re purchasing a new pair of shoes. Scroll down to the bottom of this post for our YouTube video on tying ribbons for some extra help too!   What you will need: – Your new pointe shoes – […]

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Starting year 7 is an important milestone for tweens, but it doesn’t have to be daunting, for students or for parents. By setting up good habits early, and working together to find a routine that works, the transition from primary to high school can be smooth and even enjoyable! We’ve talked with parents, students and teachers to discover the 7 top tips for supporting students as they enter year 7. […]

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Tap dancing has had a resurgence in recent years, with exciting film musicals like Greatest Showman and Lala Land inspiring dancers of all ages to give this unique style of dance a try. Read on to find out six benefits to learning tap dance! 1. It’s great fun! In tap you get to stomp your feet, get involved with the music, and create your own loud simple or complex rhythms […]

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WAPS is lucky to have Jamie Papanicolaou joining us all the way from the UK for a series of special workshops in the July holidays What inspired you to become a triple-threat performer? When I was very young, my Nanna took me to see a performance of a show called Brigadoon. I think I knew, even at that young age, that I wanted to be like those people on the […]

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