Six talented finalists from all across Southern California were chosen through an intense and competitive round of auditions to compete for the chance to move on to the Kollaboration Star finale later this fall and perform for the national title and other prizes!
Ruth + The Library
In addition to the talent competition, Kollaboration Los Angeles will also feature amazing performances from prominent Asian American guest artists.
Special Guest Performer - Singer/Songwriter
We're incredibly excited to announce our first Guest Performer, CLARA! Back in 2010, CLARA won first place at Kollaboration and came back in 2011 to perform as a guest. 5 years later, she returns to the Kollaboration stage with a reinvented sound on her new single, "Electric." We can't wait for her to rock the Kollaboration stage
Special Guest Performer - Musician
Paul has composed and arranged music for a variety of clients including AT&T, Google, Kanye West, Nickelodeon, Sony Ericcson, Miley Cyrus, and L'Oreal/Mizani. Currently, Paul is working on a record titled "Invisible World", scheduled for launch in the Fall of 2016.
Special Guest Performer - 2015 Kollaboration LA & STAR Champion
Peter Chung is a singer songwriter who is following his dream to be a professional musician. Since pursuing music full time in 2012, he has shared the stage with 3x Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding, won 1st place in Diesel Indie Music Contest SF 2013, was a semi-finalist for the 2013 International Songwriter Competition and wrote and performed ridesharing company Lyft's song "The Lyft Song." Through a successful Kickstarter, Peter released his debut album "i write WE sing" in 2014 and in November 2015, he won the national talent competition Kollaboration Star!
Special Guest Performance - Improv Comedy Superteam
VOLTRON is a combination of legendary Asian-American improvisors from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. The team first assembled at the record-breaking show, "Scarlett Johansson Presents: AAPI Heritage Month" this past May at the UCB Theatre. VOLTRON is Lilan Bowden (Parks & Rec), Kim Cooper (UCB Harold Team Sixkiller), Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island; Other Space), Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor), and Dhruv Uday Singh (UCB Harold Team Rococo).
Lip Sync Battle: Round 2
The Kollaboration LA Lip Sync Battle is back again this year, and we're raising the stakes! This year, the three brave competitors will represent three LA arts organizations, Tuesday Night Project, Our Mic, and Disoriented Comedy, to battle for bragging rights by showing off their dope dance moves and pretending to sing songs to tracks! You won't want to miss this ultimate showdown!
6:30 PM - Doors Open
7:00 PM - Show Begins
10:00 PM - The Afterparty
Continental Club, 116 West 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
David Henry Hwang Theater
Home of the East West Players
120 Judge John Aiso St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
East West Players
Tuesday Night Project
TAP - Los Angeles
Asian Business Association
OCA - Greater LA
APA Bar Association
Miss Asian Global & Miss Asian America Pagaent