About Us


Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) is Australia’s only performing arts company with a remit for producing, developing and enabling Asian Australian works and artists to reach main stages nationally. Through highly valuedproductions and initiatives, CAAP is regarded as a crucial leader and catalyst in the ongoing shift to greater cultural diversity and inclusiveness in the arts. We provide the scaffolding for Asian Australian artists to thrive in a more equitable and representative industry.In all that we do, we work to transform the Australian theatre landscape.

Our vision is an Australian performing arts landscape that reflects a dynamic, deep and consistent engagement with Asian Australian stories for all audiences.

Our mission is to provide cultural leadership in the presentation of contemporary Asian Australian experiences through outstanding live performing arts.

CAAP team

  • Tessa Leong (Artistic Director)
  • Sandi Woo (Executive Producer)
  • Dominic Lui (Administration and Digital Content Coordinator)

CAAP Board of Directors  

  • Elaine Chia (Chair)
  • Elizabeth Pakchung (Deputy Chair)
  • Gary Williams (Treasurer)
  • George Paramananthan (Secretary)
  • Karilyn Brown 
  • Linly Goh

Meet the CAAP Team
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