New Work

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THE LOCALS

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…

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THE TRIBE

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

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THE BLACK BOX

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

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HOME COUNTRY

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

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RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW.

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

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B-SIDE

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,

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SONGS FROM NORTHAM AVENUE

Toby Martin & guests

In 2013, Urban Theatre Projects invited Toby Martin to write songs on a front verandah on Northam Avenue as part of an artist residency. In 2014, Martin returned to finish a collection of songs inspired by