Our passionate teachers are always looking for ways to enhance their teaching practice and engage students in new and exciting ways. This term, some of our teachers participated in a variety of professional development opportunities, including giving up their weekends and school holidays! Emily Cairns & Rachel Pattrick – Progressing Ballet Technique Miss Emily and Miss Rachel had a great time in Term 3 participating in workshops from the team […]

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Our popular Tiny Ballerinas classes will be shifting times commencing Week 1 Term 3. From now on, classes will run as follows: Tuesday 10.30am-11.30am – Tiny Ballerinas (2-3 yrs) Tuesday 11.00am-11.30am – Tiny Ballerinas (3-4 yrs) Tiny Ballerinas is a course suitable for toddlers and kindy dancers (approx 2-4 years), and the perfect way to nurture a love of classical dance and music in young children. In this enchanting class, […]

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A reminder to current WAPS students that as we come to the end of Term 2, automatic re-enrolments for Term 3 will commence soon! If you do not wish to be automatically re-enrolled into the same classes for Term 3, please advise us via email to dance@waps.com.au so that we can open up your place to someone on our waiting lists. Please remember that payments at WAPS are not automatic […]

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About Sylvia Sippl Sylvia Sippl is a passionate teacher and artist with a over ten years’ experience as a musician, performer and teacher of the arts. Beginning her music education at just two years old, Sylvia has gone on to achieve at highly in violin, piano, voice and public speaking. An experienced and versatile performer, Sylvia has performed solo and as part of ensembles like orchestras, string quartets and choirs in venues and festivals including […]

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Don’t let the school holidays stop you from performing – get moving with The WA Performance School’s winter holiday workshops! Over the winter break we have the following exciting workshops scheduled, open to all children whether you are a WAPS student or have never even danced before! Bring along a friend and join The WA Performance School on Wednesday the 11th of July for an unforgettable day of workshops! Wednesday […]

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We are thrilled to announce that we have once again been invited to participate in the annual Dance Excellence global event! This is a huge honour for us, and we are very excited to be offered this amazing opportunity once again.   Who can participate? The Dance Excellence tour is open to all dancers 8 years of age and over – no matter how many classes you take with us, […]

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Our hard-working director Stella Hui has been named by Inside Small Business as one of Australia’s Top 50 Small Business Leaders! We would like to congratulate Stella on her amazing achievement, and thank her for her for continuing to inspire her staff, students, clients, and members of Perth’s performing arts community. We are very proud of Stella’s contributions to Perth’s performing arts and entertainment industries, and are thrilled that she […]

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We are thrilled to announce that we have once again been invited to participate in the annual Dance Excellence global event! This is a huge honour for us, and we are very excited to be offered this amazing opportunity once again. Who can participate? The Dance Excellence tour is open to all dancers 8 years of age and over – no matter how many classes you take with us, no […]

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Our hard-working director Stella Hui has been named by Inside Small Business as one of Australia’s Top 50 Small Business Leaders! We would like to congratulate Stella on her amazing achievement, and thank her for her for continuing to inspire her staff, students, clients, and members of Perth’s performing arts community. We are very proud of Stella’s contributions to Perth’s performing arts and entertainment industries, and are thrilled that she […]

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About Sarah Rutherford A creative and passionate dancer, Sarah Rutherford divides her time between teaching a range of dance styles to both children and adults, performing with Perth’s premier cabaret and dance troupe Lady Velvet Cabaret, and recently completing a Bachelor of Criminology and a Bachelor of Psychology at Murdoch University. Sarah’s performance career began with a number of Perth-based dance organisations, participating in performances at events like the National Rock […]

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