The Longhouse 2019
SYDNEY | PERTH | MELBOURNE
THE LONGHOUSE 2018 WORKS IN PROGRESS CAST PHOTO by William Yang
CAAP'S Longhouse is a meeting place to share stories, news, skills, ideas and wisdom. Its aim is to foster a resilient Asian Australian performance community. In 2019 we're thrilled to announce a program that extends to Perth and Melbourne.
LONGHOUSE 1 : How to Get Your Work Up
Aimed at aspiring content creators in the Asian Australian performance community join our panel for a discussion about pathways and opportunities to get your work shown. With:
- Melissa Lee Speyer - playwright and screenwriter and recipient of the Foxtel Diversity Scholarship
- Pearl Tan - founder and director of Pearly Productions, Senior Lecturer in Directing, Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS)
- Genevieve Craig - actor, writer, producer and creator of web series Chikas
- Facilitated by actor, dramaturg and director Courtney Stewart
THU 4 JULY | 6PM - 8PM | CARRIAGEWORKS | $15 + bf
LONGHOUSE 2: The Pitch
A producing hothouse of sorts, THE PITCH gives you access to some of Sydney’s most revered producers who will break down the process of producing and pitching new works for stage and screen.
THU 29 AUG | 6PM - 8PM | CARRIAGEWORKS
LONGHOUSE 3 : Works in Progress Showcase
Join us for the final Longhouse of 2019 – the annual CAAP Works-In-Progress showcase featuring some of the freshest works in development by Asian Australian artists.
THU 14 NOV | 6PM - 8PM | CARRIAGEWORKS
We welcome artists from the west into the CAAP community in this very first Longhouse to be held in partnership with Black Swan State Theatre Company. Facilitated by Joe Lui this promises to be a lively and provocative panel discussion about the experiences of Asian Australian artists in WA.
MON 12 AUG | 6PM - 8PM | VENUE TBA
We return to Melbourne Theatre Company's Lawler Theatre for the second Longhouse: Melbourne, timed to coincide with their season of Golden Shield by exciting Asian Australian playwright Anchuli Felicia King.
THU 5 SEP | 6PM - 8PM | LAWLER THEATRE