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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 […]

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Performer Diary: Sylvia at PIAF

Manager and music teacher Miss Sylvia has shared with us some thoughts about her recent performance at the Perth International Arts Festival closing weekend! Sylvia was one of just 27 local singers from a total of 70 who auditioned for the chance to perform onstage alongside the House Gospel Choir, an ensemble established for just […]

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Q & A: Dance classes for fitness, fun and friendship

Whilst traditional team sports are a great way to get young children physically active, it may not be the right choice for your toddler… So we tackle the question: Dance vs Sport? Does your little one smile and sway to music, perhaps clapping their hands and jumping around? Do they like to roll around on […]

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Review: Peter Combe, Wash Your Kids In Orange Juice

Have you seen The West’s review of Peter Combe’s Wash Your Kids In Orange Juice shows? You can check it out here or check it out below – we are absolutely thrilled that the Pro Performance Troupe got a mention in this great review, and are very proud of our young performers for their first […]

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Stella is Optus’ Australian Businesswoman of the Year!

We are extremely proud to announce that our hard-working director Stella Hui has been awarded the title Optus MyBusiness Australian Businesswoman of the Year for 2016! We’re particularly thrilled to have an arts and entertainment-based entrepreneur recognised at such a prestigious national level. We would like to thank not only Stella for her unending passion […]

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Teacher Perspective: Sarah on why she loves dance

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 […]

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Three Things Every Dancer Should Know Before Going En Pointe

Most young ballerinas will tell you that they have one big dream for their dancing career… to be En Pointe! Dancing En Pointe, or on your toes in special Pointe shoes, requires a huge amount of strength and ballet technique. Ballet teachers will have strict requirements you will need to fulfil before you can start […]

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Tour Diary: Miss Sarah’s Dance Trip to Spain

We catch up with Sarah after her Dance Trip to Spain, enjoying workshops and classes with some of the world’s leading professionals – find out what she got up to, and whether an international dance tour is right for you! I was very lucky to be accepted earlier this year into a fantastic Summer dance […]

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