Call for International Musicians and Dancers

The Asia Pacific Performance Exchange (APPEX) is accepting
applications from musicians, dancers, puppeteers, and theater artists. The
Residency APPEX 2006 will be held for July 3 to August 11, 2006 at the
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus in Los Angeles, California.

The Asia Pacific Performance Exchange (APPEX) is an international musicians and
artists residency program that promotes cross-cultural and interdisciplinary
understanding; develops rigorous strategies for art-making reflecting the
nuances of cultural differences; and fosters new ways to experiment,
collaborate, and interpret artistic expression. Since its inception in 1995,
APPEX has brought together more than 100 traditional and contemporary musicians
and performing artists from throughout Asia — from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China,
India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Philippines and Vietnam — and the
United States for intensive residency sessions on the campus of the University
of California, Los Angeles.
APPEX is a six-week intensive residency on the campus of UCLA. For five days a
week, artists will engage in all-day master classes, studio workshops,
experimentation, and collaborative projects. On weekends and evenings,
participants will be introduced to the vibrant arts and culture context of the
host city through specially planned field trips and concerts. Each Fellow will
be provided with travel expenses, shared accommodations, and meals for the
duration of the residency.

Traditional and contemporary performing artists from the United States and
India, Indonesia, Philippines & Malaysia are invited to apply. Special care will
be given in the selection process to ensure a balance across disciplines.
Artists who are active in the community as educators, artistic directors, and
cultural workers are encouraged to apply.

For application information please visit


Department of World Arts and Cultures (WAC)
Glorya Kaufman Hall
120 Westwood Plaza, Ste 188
Los Angeles, CA 90095
ph: 1-310-206-1335; fax: 1-310-825-5152