• The Longhouse returns for 2017

    The Longhouse

    The Longhouse returns for 2017

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  • Our New Name is..

    Performance 4a

    Our New Name is..

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  • Calling Melbourne based Actors...

    CAAP-MTC Acting Workshop

    Calling Melbourne based Actors...
    We're seeking Expressions of Interest from actors to take part in a free 4 day workshop, in association with Melbourne Theatre Company

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  • New Resident Company

    Carriageworks

    New Resident Company

    CAAP is now a resident company at Australia’s most significant contemporary multi-arts centre, Carriageworks.

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF AUSTRALIAN GRAFFITI AT STC

“You can’t stay away from this place. It’s your home." Ben, Australian Graffiti

Join us at Sydney Theatre Company for our second Longhouse event as we step behind the scenes of Australian Graffiti ahead of its world premiere. Developed through the Lotus Playwriting Program, an initiative of CAAP and Playwriting Australia and supported by the Girgensohn Foundation,  and commissioned by Sydney Theatre Company, Australian Graffiti follows the journey of a Thai family looking for a place to belong as they take their restaurant from one country town to another.  Playwright Disapol Savetsila, director Paige Rattray, STC Literary Manager Polly Rowe, cast and creatives discuss the journey from page to stage of this remarkable new Australian work. Networking refreshments will be served at the Bar at the End of the Wharf afterwards.

Thurs 22 June

6pm - 8pm

Wharf Studio, Sydney Theatre Company

Pier 4, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay

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The Longhouse is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW

 

Sarah Goodes col 2013CAAP's acting workshops at Sydney Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre elicited a huge response recently. Now we're coming to Melbourne.

Melbourne Theatre Company's Associate Director Sarah Goodes will lead a 4 day workshop for 18 actors at MTC from 22- 25 May.  We're looking forward to meeting new artists, and re-acquainting ourselves with those we already know.  Thanks to all actors who applied. 

 

 

 

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Cheong Liew at Neddys

...fascinating and funny...

Review by NATALIE CARFORA

Collage 9 March 2017

★★★★ …The Backstories reignites my fondness for family stories and oral histories.

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Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP)

Welcome to the new business name of Theatre 4a Incorporated.  Previously known as Performance 4a, our new name clearly and concisely states what we’re about. 

CAAP occupies a unique position as the only professional arts company dedicated to making exceptional contemporary Asian Australian work for all audiences.  We engender greater cultural diversity in Australian performing arts by producing cross art form theatrical works of the highest quality, in partnership with major festivals and flagship companies. Our highly acclaimed works include the Sydney Festival hits In Between Two and The Serpent’s Table (co-produced with Griffin Theatre Company), Yasukichi Murakami – Through A Distant Lens which premiered at Darwin Festival, Stories Then & Now (presented by Carriageworks) and Who Speaks For Me? (co-produced with National Theatre of Parramatta).