So you’re graduating: Six lessons I learned about performing, community, and the arts after year 12
Finishing year 12 feels like the end of an era – but how can you stay connected to the activities and community you love, and continue to achieve success and opportunities as a performer? A while ago, our manager and music specialist Sylvia Sippl was asked to return to her former high school to give […]
FAQ: How can I become a top Troupe member?
Do you want to join a troupe or compete but find yourself frustrated or not getting the results you want? Read our top tips for some easy changes to make that will help you achieve your goals! Do you ever feel like your teachers may not be recognizing your potential? Chances are, your teachers are […]
5 Reasons to try Ballet as an Adult
Whether you’ve never danced in your life, or are thinking of returning to it after a long break, you’re not alone! We regularly hear from adults who would love to try ballet, but are held back by roadblocks often of their own making. Whether you’re concerned you’ll end up in a leotard being told off […]
Supporting the community through performance – cheering at HBF Run for a Reason 2019
As performers, we pour our heart and soul into every routine, piece, or scene that we perform – we spend so many hours each week training and preparing for our performances! One of the most valuable things we can do as performers is to share our gift with others, whether they be friends, family, teachers, […]
Our 2019 Los Angeles Adventure!
Our team has just returned to Perth from an exciting trip to Los Angeles – find out more in our wrap-up post! In April 2019, over 20 WA Performance School dancers of all ages jetted off to attend the Dance Excellence weeklong international event in Los Angeles, California! WAPS was honoured to be invited to […]
Top 5 Tips to help you Stretch to Splits!
Want to achieve the splits, or improve your weaker splits? Read on, and join us in the studio! This is a special one off workshop for students looking to achieve and utilize their splits! In this fun workshop you will be working on left, right, and middle splits, including fun variations and new ways to […]
What is the Acrobatic Arts Syllabus?
The WA Performance School is proud to be an Acrobatic Arts Syllabus studio, but what exactly does that mean? Our accredited Acrobatic Arts coordinator Sarah Rutherford, along with other Acrobatic Arts certified staff Stella, Cameron and Keeley, monitors and plans the syllabus content of all of our acrobatic arts classes for kids, teens (and even […]
Our teachers love to learn: Professional Development 2018
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 […]