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Events in Mount Lawley

Events in Mt Lawley


region=mt-lawley&type=events&from=01-Apr-2021&to=30-Apr-2021


Music for the Royal Fireworks

A night of chamber music over owing with energy and passion.

  • Dates:Apr 15, 16
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium

Details

  • Hosted By:WAAPA ECU Mount Lawley
  • Ticket Price:$25 - $30
  • Music:Classical,Orchestral
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance

Description

WAAPA's elite Indian Ocean Ensemble brings to life George Frideric Handel's much-loved Music for the Royal Fireworks. String, wind, brass and percussion students join in to entertain with their own favourite chamber music works, including a vibrant new creation from WAAPA's Seven Seas World Music Ensemble.

Music of John Scofield

American jazz-rock guitarist and composer John Scofield is a living legend, influencing jazz since the late 70's and still going strong today

  • Dates:Apr 15
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:The Edith Spiegeltent

Details

  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$15 - $20
  • Music:Jazz
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:The Edith Spiegeltent
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance

Description

With his distinctive sound and stylistic diversity, Scofield is a masterful improviser whose music generally falls between post- bop, funk-edged jazz and R&B. This concert features music from two of his albums, Electric Outlet (1984) and Quiet (1996), as the Jazz Guitar Ensemble is joined by WAAPA alumni to honour this guitar great. 

Arrangements are courtesy of Freddie Grigson, Kristian Borring, Sam Foster, Ben Jobson and Bryn Larkin

WAAPA Open Day

WAAPA & ECU are opening their Mount Lawley campus to the public so you can explore the grounds, tour studios and facilities, and talk to friendly people about courses you want to study!

  • Dates:Apr 18
  • Time(s):10am - 4pm
  • Venue:WAAPA

Details

  • Hosted By:WAAPA & ECU
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance,Community,Free,Workshops
  • Other:University
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:The Edith Spiegeltent,Richard Gill Auditorium,Roundhouse Theatre,Geoff Gibbs Theatre,Enright Studio

Description

The campus is open for backstage tours, interactive demonstrations and Q&As, taking place throughout the day. To check out what's on, head to https://www.ecu.edu.au/open-day/ to plan your day and get the most out of it!

Postgraduate Research Showcase

WAAPA Postgraduate Research Showcase offers a rare chance for audiences to sample innovative art projects in their nascent stages, and to view ideas that will transform the future of arts discourse.

  • Dates:Apr 22; Sep 16
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium
  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Music:Other Music
  • Performing Arts:Dance,Theatre
  • Other:Lectures & Talks,University

Description

WAAPA has a thriving postgraduate research program covering a broad range of performing arts disciplines, with a particular strength in practice-led research. Our strengths include interactive digital music systems, performance practices on historic piano, new directions in jazz, physiological analysis of human movement, theatre-making, choreography, and much more. The WAAPA Postgraduate Research Showcase is in part a performance event, and in part a series of short research presentations. It offers a rare opportunity for audiences to sample innovative arts projects in their nascent stages, and to view the ideas that will transform the future of arts discourse. Hosted by: WAAPA Higher Degree by Research students

A Salute To Roy Orbison Starring John Stephan

Direct from the USA “You Got It! – a salute to Roy Orbison” Live In Concert.

  • Dates:Apr 17
  • Time(s):8pm to 10:15pm
  • Venue:Astor Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Astor
  • Music:Tribute Band
  • Event Venue:Astor Theatre

Description

Direct from Las Vegas “YOU GOT IT! – A Salute to ROY ORBISON” will see audiences mesmerised in an unforgettable live international concert experience starring multi award winning artist  - “ The Voice From Downunder” - John Stephan.

Stephan will be celebrating and paying the ultimate homepage to The Big O - one of the world's greatest and most successful Rock n Roll music legends of all time. The show will feature all of Orbison's classic hits including the hugely popular "The Travelling Wilburys". 

ECU Mount Lawley Open Day

Study courses in design, broadcasting, teaching, media and communication, performing arts and more.

  • Dates:Apr 18
  • Time(s):10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Venue:Edith Cowan University Mount Lawley

Details

  • Hosted By:Edith Cowan University
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Youth Art / Performance,Free,Workshops
  • Performing Arts:Ballet,Dance,Comedy,Musicals,Theatre
  • Other:University

Description

Edith Cowan University and WAAPA are opening their Mount Lawley Campus to the public so you can explore the grounds, tour studios and facilities, watch live performances, and talk to friendly ECU staff about courses you want to study! And you can expect fun activities for the whole family, such as bungee trampolines, a #ECU30 photobooth, pop-up live music, Timezone, VR games, food trucks and a chance to win some incredible prizes. Join them in Mount Lawley: www.ecuworldready.com.au/openday

Nick Cody - Dad Bod

Nick hasn’t been fit since high school, but now that he is a father, he can use the term “Dad Bod”, which makes friends and doctors laugh and give him a pass

  • Dates:Apr 24
  • Time(s):7.00pm
  • Venue:Astor Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:The Astor Theatre
  • Ticket Price:$35
  • Performing Arts:Comedy
  • Event Venue:Astor Theatre
  • Festivals:Perth Comedy Festival

Description

Lucky for you, his comedy muscles are fit AF. Another hour of world class stand-up from the red bearded bloke you’ve seen and heard on everything that’s worth anything. As seen on Last One Laughing (Amazon), The Merger (Netflix), The Gala, Conan, The Project and heaps more! As heard on Midflight Brawl, Little Dum Dum Club and The Dollop.

Morning Melodies: Cool Classics

This spectacular seven-piece band of WAAPA graduates takes you back in time with vibrant pop hits from the 60s and 70s!

  • Dates:Apr 28
  • Time(s):11am
  • Venue:His Majesty's Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$24-30
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance
  • Music:R&B,Pop
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:His Majesty's Theatre

Description

Enjoy all-time favourite songs from a diverse range of genres, such as Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi, The Supremes' You Can't Hurry Love, Aretha Franklin's Natural Woman, and Simon and Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water, as well as hits from Carol King, David Bowie and The Beatles. Cool Classics is sure to get your feet tapping!

Music Director: Matt Allen

Performed by: Contemporary Music alumni

Gen Fricker - Live

She's back with a new hour of stand-up – just as silly, horny and weird as ever.

  • Dates:Apr 30 & May 1
  • Time(s):8.15pm
  • Venue:The Astor Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Perth Comedy Festival 2021
  • Ticket Price:$30
  • Festivals:Perth Comedy Festival
  • Performing Arts:Comedy
  • Event Venue:Astor Theatre

Description

You remember Gen Fricker from her five years on triple j, jumping from Weekend Arvos to Lunch to Drive. Or you know her stand-up career – she made her debut at the RAW Comedy finals and has since opened for Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart and Reggie Watts. She’s sold out performances across a bunch of Aussie and Kiwi comedy festivals and regularly pops up on Comedy Central, Just For Laughs and Have You Been Paying Attention?.

Show runs for 60 minutes 

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