About Us

Board and Nicholas Ng at fundraiser



Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) is a small but highly influential company championing Asian Australian stories and artists to take their place on main stages nationally and internationally. 

In this rare opportunity, CAAP is seeking two experienced and motivated individuals with a minimum of three years’ experience to join the company in a full time capacity - as COMPANY MANAGER and CREATIVE PRODUCER.  Both positions are based at the company’s premises at Carriageworks.

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Applications close Mon 9 November 2020


Stories Then And Now Cast and Directors

CAAP (formerly Performance 4a) is 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. CAAP leads in developing, nurturing and championing Asian Australian artists to take their place on main stages nationally and internationally.

Our mission is to provide a voice for the contemporary Asian Australian experience through live performing arts.

Our vision is to inspire artists and audiences to demand, embrace and realise the full potential of a richly diverse and inclusive multicultural Australia. 

We value:

  • Diversity
  • Asian Australian stories, practice and culture
  • Outstanding performance
  • Rigorous artistic practice
  • Best business practice
  • Development of artists
  • Integrity
  • Accessibility

The CAAP team

  • Annette Shun Wah (Executive Producer)
  • Elaine Chia (Chair)
  • Distinguished Professor Ien Ang (Deputy Chair)
  • Gary Williams (Treasurer)
  • Karilyn Brown (Secretary)
  • William Yang
  • Simon Chan
  • Linly Goh
  • Courtney Stewart

Meet the CAAP Team