Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) is dedicated to making exceptional contemporary Asian Australian work for all audiences. The company engenders 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.

Highly acclaimed works include the Sydney Festival hits Lost in Shanghai, Perahu-Perahu and Double Delicious. CAAP fosters pathways for Asian Australian artists through their industry initiatives including the CAAP Artist Directory and facilitates urgent conversations within the artist community through their Longhouse event series.

Led by Artistic Director Tessa Leong, CAAP aims to develop, nurture and champion Asian Australian artists to take their place on main stages nationally and internationally.


Perahu Perahu, Sydney Festival, Carriageworks, Image Prudence Upton 202