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2020

Re-writing The Mistakes Of The Fraser Government

UTP is excited to announce that we will partner with Haven for Artists in Lebanon to support Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Sarah Ayoub and Omar Sakr to develop speculative novellas that reflect on the Lebanese migration to Australia. In November 2016,…

SEASONS in Blak Box

SEASONS in Blak Box is a multi-part sound work that explores the integral role of plants in the Kulin seasonal calendar. Through the time-honoured practice of deep listening, SEASONS invites audiences to experience climatic and seasonal variation, less as a…

Enoch Mailangi in Residence

Whilst Enoch has been in residence at UTP over the past week developing a comedy titled Optimum Crush Blue. They’ve written this short text to share with you about what they’ve been working on: “But like,” they love to…

THE NIGHTLINE

Are you a night owl, insomniac, shift-worker or dreamer? The Nightline is a creative audio project about the city at night inspired by stories from the sleepless. Over the next ten months The Nightline message bank is collecting anonymous voice…

Latai and Peter in Residence

We’re inviting Latai Taumoepeau and Peter Polites to spend two weeks in residence at our home base Bankstown Arts Centre. Latai and Peter will be supported to explore new materials for exciting new work. Latai Taumoepeau Latai Taumoepeau is a…

UTP Ensemble

We are excited to welcome the UTP Ensemble members – Harsh Yalam, Hope Lee, Shaan Palankar, Phoebe Birett, Aeron Vicente, Samuel Kanaan-Oringo and Miriam Mubayyid! As the next generation of young artists from Western Sydney, this group will form a…

Bilingual Kids’ Arts Lab ورشة عمل فنية

Check out the photos from the end of residency showing of the Bilingual Kids’ Arts Lab, that we co-produced in early October 2019 with Arab Theatre Studio. Five of Western Sydney’s most exciting artists, Alissar Chidiac (creative producer), Maissa Alameddine,…

The Quiet Discomfort

Urban Theatre Projects is creating a new virtual reality (VR) experience called The Quiet Discomfort, which grapples with the complex social issue of emotional violence towards women and children. Over the past year UTP has created a prototype and…

Nancy Denis In-Residence

Nancy Denis was in residency at UTP in early September 2019 to develop her work as part of our year-long Young Residents Program. The work is largely based on the Krèole phrase ‘M’ap Boule’, which translated to English means ‘I’m…

Shorewell Presents

A one-night only celebration under the stars at Shorewell Park for 100 lucky locals. Part dinner party, part blind date, part outdoor celebration, Shorewell Presents is an evening of rich experiences and a killer three course menu featuring local produce…