What to expect from your first adult dance class
Always had childhood dreams of being a prima ballerina, or one of Beyonce’s backup dancers, but life got in the way? You can start your dance classes whenever you like, even if you’re an adult with little or no experience! Don’t worry about being the best on your first day – here are our top […]
Top 7 FREE Music Apps, Games and Tools
Learning music is not only fun and creative, but has myriad benefits for students of all ages. We’re lucky that there are a whole host of apps, games and resources available for FREE online to support students’ learning. Check out some of our top picks below! 1. Staff Wars Space Invaders for a new […]
7 Tips to Support Children Starting Year 7
Starting year 7 is an important milestone for tweens, but it doesn’t have to be daunting, for students or for parents. By setting up good habits early, and working together to find a routine that works, the transition from primary to high school can be smooth and even enjoyable! We’ve talked with parents, students and […]
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 […]
FREE Resource for WAPS Families – Practice Journal
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 […]
WAPS dancers get the party started at Swan Valley Secret Supper!
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 […]
Catch us performing at the Perth Royal Show
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 […]
What is the Acrobatic Arts Syllabus?
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 […]
Book Week Fancy Dress Fundraiser
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 […]
The WA Performance School presents… OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS!
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 […]