New Work

Songs from Northam Avenue

ONLY ONE PUBLIC HOUSE CONCERT FRIDAY 21 APRIL – LIMITED CAPACITY Urban Theatre Projects is excited to be hosting an intimate ‘house concert’ to celebrate the recent release of Toby Martin’s new album Songs from Northam Avenue. Rolling Stone

THE LOCALS

CULTURAL ARTS COLLECTIVE & LUCKY LARTEY WITH ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING IN RESIDENCE For our second The Locals Residence we’re hosting musicians from the Cultural Arts Collective, previous _SPACE residency artist Lucky Lartey, and musicians from Ensemble Offspring. The invitation is open…

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…

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…

THE BLAK 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 Blak Box – which is…

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…

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…

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…