Longhouse

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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. We're delighted to announce this line up of exciting and diverse works, spanning new writing, improv comedy, sound art and dance.

  • Nas' Marriage Agency by Saman Shad
  • Titanic: A Chinese Afro-French Remake by Jordan Shea, Sam Wang and Aileen Huynh
  • Fillow Talk with Happy Feraren and Jeff Mesina
  • Repression and Response by The Gentle Paul Collective

The evening will conclude with the launch of CAAP's matched fundraising campaign, followed by networking, drinks, and nibbles.

THU 14 NOV  |  6PM - 9PM  |  CARRIAGEWORKS | $15 + bf carriageworks black100

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Expressions of interest are now open to Asian Australian performance makers to present excerpts of their work at the annual Longhouse: Works in Progress at Carriageworks, Thursday 14 November.

This is a great opportunity to test your new work or idea in front of a warm and supportive audience.  Excerpts must be under 15 minutes duration and will be presented with minimal tech support. Submit your EOIs using this form by 11 October 2019.

If you have any queries about your EOI, please contact the CAAP office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tickets to the event are on sale now and are available here

THU 14 NOV  |  6PM - 8PM  |  CARRIAGEWORKS | $15 + bf carriageworks black150

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We return to Southbank Theatre's Lawler Theatre for the second Longhouse: Melbourne, celebrating their season of Golden Shield by exciting Asian Australian playwright Anchuli Felicia King. Hear insights from the show's creative team about bringing this incendiary new work to stage, and network with your fellow Asian Australian performance community. Panellists include:

  • Director Sarah Goodes
  • Associate Designer Kat Chan
  • Assistant Director Alice Qin
The evening will be facilitated by CAAP director Diana Nguyen, and will feature a short video provocation by playwright Anchuli Felicia King. Tickets are available now. The panel discussion, including audio of questions and comments from the audience, will be live-streamed on CAAP’s Facebook page. 


THU 5 SEP  |  6PM - 8PM  |  LAWLER THEATRE | $15 + bf

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Longhouse The Pitch

 

Sydney's Longhouse: 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. Panellists include:

  • Fenn Gordon, Executive Producer at TandemWorks
  • Skye Kunstelj, Associate Producer at Sydney Theatre Company
  • Debbie Lee, Director of Scripted Development at Matchbox Pictures

The event will be facilitated by actor and director Courtney Stewart. Prior to the event, 3 Asian Australian creatives will be selected take part in a free pitching workshop led by producer, Leila Enright, from Green Door Theatre Company. These three pitches will be presented at the Longhouse and receive feedback from our panel. 

Expressions of Interest for the pitch workshop are now open for Asian Australian stage and screen producers! Submit your EOIs here by Monday 12 August. 

THU 29 AUG  |  6PM - 8PM  |  CARRIAGEWORKS | $15 + bf 

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BSSTC and CAAP present

LONGHOUSE PERTH 

 LONGHOUSE PERTH: Where are we at? Where are we going?

Join CAAP and BSSTC for our first Longhouse in Perth for an illuminating panel discussion about the past, present and future of the Asian Australian performance community in WA. With: 

  • Yilin Kong - contemporary dancer, performer and actor who recently toured with A Ghost in My Suitcase
  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa - spoken word artist of Got Talent acclaim and creator of Fully Sikh at BSSTC
  • Joe Paradise Lui - director, writer, designer and founding member of Renegade Productions

MON 12 AUG  |  6.30PM - 8.30PM  |  STATE THEATRE CENTRE OF WA  |  $15 + bf 

174-176 William St, Perth WA 6000

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The Longhouse 2019

SYDNEY  |  PERTH  |  MELBOURNE

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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.

SYDNEY

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.

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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

PERTH

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 | 6.30PM - 8.30PM | STATE THEATRE CENTRE OF WA

MELBOURNE

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

Carriageworks and CAAP present

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Join us for an evening of conversations around ushering new works to the stage and screen. You'll hear from a range of artists across the film, TV and theatre sector, who will discuss pathways and opportunities to get your work shown. This event is aimed specifically at the aspiring content creators in the CAAP community.

The Panel:

  • Melissa Lee Speyer - playwright and screenwriter and recipient of the Foxtel Diversity Scholarship
  • Pearl Tan - founder and director of Pearly Productions and Senior Lecturer in Directing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS)
  • Genevieve Craig - actor, writer, producer and creator of web series Chikas
The discussion will be facilitated by Longhouse Co-ordinator Courtney Stewart, and followed by networking nibbles.

THU 4 JULY | 6PM - 8PM | CARRIAGEWORKS
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Tickets $15 + bf
 
 
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LONGHOUSE The Collective 2017 - Photo by William Yang

Join us for the final Longhouse of 2018 – a sneak peek at five works-in-progress by Asian Australian artists.

We’re so thrilled by the line-up of new playwriting, dance, performance poetry and music, we’ve extended the event to a 90 minute showcase, followed by networking drinks.

The Longhouse: Works-in-Progress

  • CHARLIE CHAN & Friends – The Happiness Index
  • RYUICHI FUJIMURA – Fall! Falter!! Dance!!!
  • TASNIM HOSSAIN – Mumbai Masala Palace
  • JULES ORCULLO – Fever
  • JORDAN SHEA – Housekeeping

Followed by networking drinks

THU 15 NOV | 6PM - 8.30PM | CARRIAGEWORKS
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh
 

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CAAP’s Longhouse is a networking and information sharing program that has been building a solid and thriving Asian Australian performance community in NSW since 2015. Now CAAP invites you to attend Melbourne’s first Longhouse to be hosted by MTC. We are thrilled to announce four of Melbourne’s most progressive and dynamic storytellers will be joining us to share their experiences within the industry in VIC and take part in a conversation about the current state of diversity and representation on our stages and screens.

The panel discussion, including audio of questions and comments from the audience, will be live-streamed on CAAP’s Facebook page.

Guest speakers:

  • KIM HO (The Language of Love, Mirror’s Edge – Winner 2017 Patrick White Playwright’s Award)
  • MICHELE LEE (Going Down, Rice - Winner 2018 Australian Writer’s Guild Award, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award)
  • NATESHA SOMASUNDARAM (Entomology, Human Resources, Jeremy and Lucas Buy a Fucking House)
  • JEAN TONG (Hungry Ghosts, Romeo is Not the Only Fruit, Lou Wall’s Drag Race)

Facilitated by RA CHAPMAN with an introduction by ANNETTE SHUN WAH

One hour panel discussion followed by networking and nibbles. The Longhouse welcomes all artists and arts workers interested in contemporary Asian Australian performance.

LONGHOUSE: MELBOURNE

Thurs 4 October
6pm - 8pm

Southbank Theatre, The Lawler
140 Southbank Boulevarde, Southbank

TICKETS $10

CARRIAGEWORKS and CAAP present

LONGHOUSE: 666

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In response to the vibrant conversation at Longhouse: The Gathering back in April, LONGHOUSE: 666 offers you a chance to meet one-to-one with highly respected artists from stage and screen, for a 6 minute Speed Date. This is the first step in towards CAAP’s Mentoring program for Asian Australians in the performing arts.

Our mentors are:

  • DONNA CHANG - Development Producer, Lingo Pictures
  • PASCHAL DAANTOS BERRY - Performance maker, writer, dramaturg, Program Coordinator Blacktown Arts Centre
  • QUE MINH LUU - Executive Producer - Drama, Comedy & Indigenous, ABC
  • KENNETH MORALEDA - Actor, writer, director
  • POLLY ROWE - Literary Manager, Sydney Theatre Company
  • S. SHAKTHIDHARAN - CEO, Co-Curious

THE LONGHOUSE : 666

Thurs 30 August
6pm - 8pm

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