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THE LOCALS

LOCALS Chris Woe Sweatshop Group Portrait 2016.

SWEATSHOP IN RESIDENCE
The Locals is UTP’s continued commitment to investing in emerging artists from Western Sydney. In 2017, UTP is partnering with Sweatshop Literacy Movement to commission up to 6 emerging writers from Western Sydney as part of The…

2200 RE: VIEW

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2200 RE: VIEW …
We are looking for 6 local Bankstown residents to join UTP’s Artistic Director Rosie Dennis, for a regular date to the theatre or the gallery or concert. Rosie has picked out 4 events throughout the year and she’d

THE TRIBE

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Adapted by Michael Mohammed Ahmad & Janice Muller
Based on the novel by Michael Mohammed Ahmad
Performed by the inimitable Hazem Shammas, The Tribe… is a story of belonging and family, told by Bani as a small boy finding his

THE BLACK BOX

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A LISTENING ROOM FOR NEW WRITING BY ABORIGINAL ARTISTS
In 2016, UTP is expanding our B-SIDE program by commissioning two writers to develop a full-length work, specifically written for a custom-made listening room – The Black Box… – which is literally

Home Country in the press

The Sydney Morning Herald… – “From the rooftop you can see the mess of city life: other multi-level car parks, apartment blocks with satellite dishes, land dug up by developers… To the west, you can see the Blue Mountains. To

BAYANIHAN HOPPING SPIRIT HOUSE

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Bayanihan Hopping Spirit House is part of an ongoing collaboration with Urban Theatre Projects to explore how the community practice of bayanihan can be creatively translated and expanded within different community contexts.
The project is grounded on the translation of bayanihan…,

HOME COUNTRY

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Presented by Urban Theatre Projects, Blacktown Arts Centre and Sydney Festival
Staged in a multi-level car park in Blacktown, HOME COUNTRY …is a theatrical triptych that explores place, identity, and what it means to be home.
With Aboriginal Elder Uncle

ONE DAY FOR PEACE

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About the film
In one of the most multicultural cities in the world, One Day For Peace… takes us on a journey across the suburbs of Western Sydney to ask: what do you believe? Produced by Urban Theatre Projects, this

RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW.

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Building on our Practice & Participate artist residency program which seeded a number of new works for BANKSTOWN:LIVE…, RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. is UTP’s artist residency program for 2016-2018.
Over several months, four artists will be in residence with UTP

B-SIDE

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In 2013, we initiated B-SIDE, …a fast and furious week of writing for Aboriginal artists produced locally with a national and international reach. The artists work in close collaboration with one another and industry professionals to develop a short fictional essay/monologue,