• New Resident Company

    Carriageworks

    New Resident Company

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

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  • Queensland Acting Workshop

    Acting Workshop

    Queensland Acting Workshop

    CAAP and Queensland Theatre invite Expressions of Interest from members of the Asian Australian performance community wishing to participate in a free week long Acting Workshop facilitated by Queensland Theatre’s Associate Artistic Director Paige Rattray.

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  • Our New Name is..

    Performance 4a

    Our New Name is..

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  • Who Speaks for Me?

    Recent Production

    Who Speaks for Me?

    Read about our most recent show co-producted with National Theatre of Parramatta.

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Longhouse Directors Workshop photoby copyright John MA

Our acting workshop at STC elicited a huge response.  Brisbane actors - now it's your turn. 

CAAP and Queensland Theatre invite Expressions of Interest from members of the Asian Australian performance community wishing to participate in a free week long Acting Workshop facilitated by Queensland Theatre’s Associate Artistic Director Paige Rattray.  Previous acting experience is NOT required.   The workshop will focus on scene work using Active Analysis. The skills explored will be acting techniques, connecting physical and psychological action with text, improvising scenes and building character.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend the workshop taking place at Queensland Theatre from Monday 30 January – Friday 3 February 2017. 

QT LOGO 03Workshop details

Dates: Mon 30 January – Fri 3 February 2017

Workshop hours: 10am – 6pm daily

Venue: Queensland Theatre, 78 Montague Road, South Brisbane

Submissions close 5pm Tues 13 December 2016

Please note: Participation in the workshop is unpaid but free of charge. Interstate applicants are welcome to apply but priority will be given to Queensland-based artists.

Apply by completing the application form and submitting it by email to:

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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).