Many of today's stars of the stage have been trained by our CEO, Marina Del Basso and her acclaimed staff.They have performed Nationally and Internationally in shows such as;Wicked,South Pacific, Moulin Rouge.
The APAN Academy is part of the global dance teaching and performance community. APAN has strong and familiar links with agents and performing arts schools in the USA and the UK.
We are located at Unit 3/9 Stanford Way Malaga WA 6090. Call us on (08) 9209 3067 if you would like to personally speak with our careers supervisor to discuss your future with APAN.
APAN Academy is a registered training organisation (52601) and offers part-time and full-time courses which are nationally accredited.
APAN ACADEMY is a cohesive team of professional and creative personnel, performers, lecturers & instructors, all of whom bring creativity, inspiration and a world of experience into the classroom. Each faculty member is a professional in their respective field of expertise, and dedicated to giving students the resources necessary to help them make the transition from 'student' to 'artist and performer'. This course is designed to provide preparatory training for students seeking to achieve a high level of competency in dance, with a view to pursuing a career in musical theatre or commercial dance.
This course is designed to provide preparatory training for students seeking to achieve a high level of competency in dance, with a view to pursuing a career in musical theatre or commercial dance.
The Academy has 5 studios encompassing 1,200 square metres. Fully air-conditioned for the summer months and heated for the winter, we can make sure our performing arts students are well looked after. Plus a specifically built Theatrette complete with stage and french reveal curtain.
APAN OFFERS NATIONALLY RECOGNISED QUALIFICATIONS Talent Development Program, Certificate II (Dance), Certificate IV (Musical Theatre), Certificate IV (Commercial Dance), Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts Commercial Dance and Musical Theatre. 52601
The collaborative world of dance is our international campus. However, we are currently developing programmes that may facilitate international students and establishing an APAN Campus in South East Asia in the futureLearn More
Read our Nationally Recognised Performing Arts course content programs and find out which is the best programme for you. Or contact us to speak with our careers and assessment officer who can discus the best options for your future in the performing artsView Programs
APAN Academy CEO, Marina Del Basso, is a pioneer in the performing arts. Marina surrounds herself with a faculty that is unrivalled in Western Australia. While Marina is passionate about employing the best Western Australians in her team. It is sometimes necessary for APAN to engage the best teachers from around the globe to ensure that the students at APAN receive the most current teaching and performance styles available. Please have a look at our faculty members page.
Including Western Australia’s first Commercial Dance Certificate IV
APAN Academy now offers Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) + Diploma in Musical Theatre
2017 Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts (Commercial Dance) (Musical Theatre) Course Code (52781WA)
Marina brings incredible vision, talent and international arts experience to APAN Academy. Marina is a highly qualified educator and awarded performer.In 2014 Marina was awarded the ‘Citizen of the Year’ by the City of Perth for her contribution to the performing arts.
I have worked with APAN over a number of years in a classroom and external workshop settings and am writing to express my unequivocal support for the company as a whole, its courses and outstanding managing directors. APAN has a long history of engaging exceptional lecturers and delivering educational outcomes with vitality and to great success. Marina Del Basso and Hamish McSporran, individually and collectively, have extensive experience and their commitment to channelling this into training for young artists is not only impressive, it is to be admired. Matthew Lee Robinson. Five times Helpman Award Nominee and Composer
The Australian Performing Arts Network Academy delivers training to enthuse and inspire every student we train.
We strive to provide students with a comprehensive artistic education that includes technical training in a wide variety of performing arts styles and a solid theoretical and practical foundation for performance. Our course fosters excellence in all forms of performing arts, a passion and appreciation for the art form. APAN Academys’ delivery provides greater flexibility in a student’s future career opportunities.
APAN Academy is a structured and disciplined institution that encourages an individual’s performance style in a creative, safe and supportive learning environment. Students receive varied tuition from highly qualified trainers who guide them onwards to excellence in their chosen performing arts discipline. This profoundly practical and performance based course leads to a Nationally Recognised Industry Qualification upon successful completion. The Australian Performing Arts Academy provides the opportunity to develop motivation and self-discipline, intellectual curiosity and creative imagination. These attributes are essential not only for a successful career but also for experiencing a fulfilling life. We consider it a privilege to participate in a worldwide community for the performing arts.
The Studio and Facilities
Our new super studio is one of the most unique performing arts studios in Australia.
The space has 5 fully mirrored studios with sprung floors, ballet bars, state of the art sound equipment, room , sound studio and room, monitored class areas, disabled facilities,s howers, wardrobe department, uniform shop, meeting rooms and teachers offices.
The studio is located on a main arterial road with public transport on our door step. We also have a comfortable and stylish waiting room for students. Complete with TV, DVD and a light food vending machine with healthy options. in 2017 apan academy now has its own 88 seat capacity theatrette. Complete with a large sprung floor stage ,french reveal curtains and modern stage lighting .
Our fully air-conditioned facility makes this studio an attractive and pleasant place to train during the summer months. Our studios have passed and certified to meet stringent council regulations to operate as a performing arts studio and public building in the City of Swan precinct.