Annielille Gavino performing

Born out of a desire to support and celebrate the myriad of different independent projects of our membership, Philadelphia Asian Performing Artist (PAPA) Mini-Residencies at Asian Arts Initiative provide a combination of in-kind support and artist funding to elevate works-in-progress within our local Asian American performance community.

2020 Artists:

  • Joseph Ahmed
  • Messapotamia LeFae
  • Noemi Charlotte Thieves

2019 Artists:

2018 Artists: