The CAAP Team

Annette Shun Wah

Executive Producer

Annette Shun Wah is a freelance actor, writer and broadcaster.  She  served on Performance 4a's management committee since its incorporation in 2004 until November 2015. Since 2013 she has led the company as its Executive Producer.

In 2015 Annette was appointed to the Artistic Directorate of the National Theatre of Parramatta.

Chair

Elaine has over twenty years in senior positions in arts management encompassing music, theatre and visual arts. Her whole-of-business approach brings sensitivity to business and arts practices across diverse cultures and scenarios. She is a passionate advocate for the arts.

Prior to her current role as CEO of City Recital Hall, she held the position of Director, International Signature Projects at the Australia Council for the Arts, delivering, as public-private partnership projects, the Australian representation at three Venice Art Biennales and the redevelopment of the Australian Pavilion in Venice, Italy.

Deputy Chair

Ien Ang is Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies at the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, of which she was the founding director until 2014. She gained her PhD from the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands).

Ien’s internationally acclaimed books include Watching Dallas: Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination (1985), Desperately Seeking the Audience (1991) and On Not Speaking Chinese: Living Between Asia and the West (2001).

William Yang was born in North Queensland, Australia. He moved to Sydney in 1969 and worked as a freelance photographer documenting Sydney’s social life which included the glamorous, celebrity set and the hedonistic, sub-cultural, gay community.

In 1989 he integrated his skills as a writer and a visual artist. He began to perform monologues with slide projection in the theatre. These told personal stories and explored issues of identity. He has done eleven full-length works and most of them have toured the world.

Jenevieve Chang makes work across theatre, dance and performance. She trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.  In Australia, she has worked with Sidetrack Performance Group, Urban Theatre Projects, State of Play and Legs on the Wall as well as Chopped Logic, Yellow Earth Theatre and Benjamin Zephanaiah in the UK.  As a solo artist she has performed in Berlin, Istres, Vienna, Llubljana and Montreal, the Prague Quadrennial, and the Famous Spiegeltent in Australia.

Malaysian-born and Singapore-bred Teik-Kim Pok is a performance artist who has created numerous works.

He founded audience-activated live installation collective, The Mook Gwa Institute. With them, he has created Karaoke Massage (2005), I’m not a psychic, just a performer (2011), and Kino Klinik (2013).

He has collaborated with numerous interdisciplinary companies including Gravity Research Institute, Theatre Kantanka and Branch Nebula.

Gary is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants has been partner of the accounting firm, Rosenfeld Kant & Co since 1994. Gary provides accounting, audit, taxation and financial planning services to a diversified range of clients including many in the arts industry.

Alison Cook is a lawyer currently working for a large telecommunications company, specialising in privacy and governance.  Her previous legal work includes a top-tier firm, an ICT company and volunteer work with the Arts Law Centre.  Within the arts, she has been Member Services Executive at Screenrights, the audio-visual society and a committee member of SAMAG (the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group).