Coming up to the end of year, and concert season, many parents and students are juggling extra holiday commitments, exams, and rehearsals on top of their usual weekly schedule – it can be a difficult time to stay organised. Many parents ask us how performing arts students can ensure that their home practice doesn’t suffer with all these extra commitments, so we’d like to share with you our own WAPS […]

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Dancers and musicians from The WA Performance School were privileged to help kick off celebrations at the Movida Estate Swan Valley Secret Supper over the weekend. This unique annual event has guests ‘foraging’ for their food throughout the day, filling their picnic baskets before receiving the address of the top secret location for the evening’s festivities. Set on the sprawling lawns of a beautiful heritage property in the Swan Valley, […]

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We’re delighted to announce that a number of our troupe students will be performing at the Community Stage at the Perth Royal Show on Saturday 22nd September. Drop by at 4.30pm to see performances from our dance, singing and acrobatics performance troupes, and be sure to catch more of the talented local performers who will be taking the stage throughout the Royal Show. We are so proud to offer our […]

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The WA Performance School is proud to be an Acrobatic Arts Syllabus studio. Our accredited Acrobatic Arts coordinator Sarah Rutherford monitors and plans the syllabus content of all of our acrobatic arts classes for kids, teens (and even adults!), ensuring content is taught consistently and safely to students. Acrobatic Arts gives students the skills and knowledge to safely perform acrobatic tricks with a real understanding of how their body works, […]

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Join us in Week Nine (Monday September 10th – Saturday September 15th) for a whole week of BOOK WEEK FANCY DRESS FUN! The Cat in the Hat, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, Spiderman and more – why not get together with a friend and arrange a theme!? The possibilities are endless and we cannot wait to see what you come up with! All profits raised will go towards WAPS students […]

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Don’t let the school holidays stop you from dancing! Over the October 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 3rd of October for an unforgettable day of workshops! Wednesday 3rd of October 10:00am – 11:00am Junior Hip Hop 6-11yrs $20.00 […]

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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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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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