Memory is a vital skill for a dancer, and just like anything else, it requires practice and hard work to get better! Here are some of our favourite tips to help learn and remember choreography…   WATCH THE CHOREOGRAPHY. Watch the choreography first, before repeating or asking questions. After you have seen the sequence a few times and can then picture it in your head, you will be in a […]

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8 Tips to Help YOU Remember Choreography! Memory is a vital skill for a dancer, and just like anything else, it requires practice and hard work to get better! Here are some of our favourite tips to help learn and remember choreography… WATCH THE CHOREOGRAPHY. Watch the choreography first, before repeating or asking questions. After you have seen the sequence a few times and can then picture it in your […]

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Welcome back to Term 2 at the WA Performance School! As most of you are aware, this term is shaping up to be an exciting one, with new students and dance classes, and lots of events happening both within and outside of the academy. Here’s a quick sneak peek of the preparations for our latest project – a top secret one! Last Sunday saw forty dedicated dancers rehearsing at our […]

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To get into the spirit of Term Two here at WAPS, we asked Sarah, one of our teachers a few questions about what dance means to her.   How did you get started in dancing? I started as a teenager, and decided to join because all my friends did dance classes and they all seemed to enjoy it. I went along to my first ballet class and loved it, even […]

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New Contemporary Class for Adults We are proud to announce the launch of a brand new adult dance classes starting this June! After the great success of our adult Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Cabaret dance lessons we will be launching the brand new adult Contemporary class on Wednesday June 27! A creative, interpretive and free-flowing style combining both ballet and jazz technique to produce beautiful and expressive routines. The […]

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We are teaming up with our friends at Lady Velvet Cabaret to present a short course especially for adults in Musical Theatre! Students will take part in two three-hour Sunday sessions (on 28th September and 5th October) at The WA Performance School’s Subiaco studio where they’ll learn a song & dance number from Bob Fosse’s musical ‘Cabaret’ (film). Students will learn the song, dance routine, and characterisation & acting tips, […]

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Blog: 2012 kicks off at WAPS Welcome parents, students, staff and visitors to 2012 at the WA Performance School! It has been a busy and exciting start to the year here at WAPS, with new staff, revamped courses and some exciting plans for the upcoming year. You may have noticed that some of our class names have changed; Moovers and Shakers is now Little Groovers, and Ballet Babes is now […]

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Sensual and seductive…..bring a taste of the Middle East into your party with our Bellydance party packages! Performed by stars all over the world this popular and alluring dance style brings out the feminity within all women. Our fun and sexy Bellydance Entertainment Package is the perfect way to eccentuate your curves and transform you and your guests into the ultimate Bellydancing Seductress. Your professional Hens Night Party Instructor will […]

Ahoy there! Prepare for some nautical fun with our exciting Beyond the Sea themed parties! Has your birthday star a little Pirate of the Caribbean? Are they your very own Little Mermaid? Our Beyond the Sea party theme is perfect for their next birthday or special event! This package is suited to under six year olds and includes fun games, prizes and singing and dancing activities! Your little guests won’t […]

Move it and shake it just like the stars from Bollywood films and SYTYCD! This amazing dance style is inspired by the Bollywood film industry and made popular by shows such as So You Think You Can Dance! Bollywood is Indian classical dance mixed with modern dance styles such as hip hop and jazz, and danced to upbeat music. The Bollywood craze is sweeping the UK and US by storm, […]