Fundraising activities include Friends performances, hosting behind-the-scenes tours of the Academy, and providing food and drink at the Academy’s annual Open Day.
For more than 35 years, the Friends of the Academy have been assisting students at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, (WAAPA).
The small but hard working Friends of the Academy Committee ensures students continue to directly receive the benefits of the Friends’ fundraising efforts and pastoral care. The help provided by the Friends Committee on behalf of the membership takes many forms, including individual assistance grants for students, a ‘meet and greet’ service for new interstate or country students arriving in Perth without local contacts, opportunities to interact with their audiences, ongoing recognition of high achievers after they leave the Academy…view more
Letters of Thanks
I write this letter to thank you for giving me a Friends Grant that allowed me to travel to Melbourne and complete my secondment with Melbourne City Ballet for a week. This was a great experience which opened up my eyes to see what is out there in the dance industry and see how I am placed amongst other professional dancers…read more