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Current Projects

Nancy Denis and Kween G in residence

From a carpark in Blacktown to the rehearsal studio in Bankstown, we are pleased to be working further with Nancy Denis and Kween G. Nancy and Kween G met whist working on Home Country as a part of the Sydney…

Right Here. Right Now.

RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. is a new place-based festival launching in Blacktown. Led by seven Australian and two international artists, RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. explores themes of contemporary feminism, cultural diversity, wonder, and intimacy in suburbia. Commissioned artists have been…

Rookie Reporters

We’ve invited 82-year-old June Hickey and visual artist David Capra to be UTP’s Rookie Reporters. During 2018 they’ll be pounding the pavements of Western Sydney meeting, greeting and interviewing artists from our program. The series features June and David’s…

BRE & BACK

Bre & Back goes to the heart of one of the most significant relationships we have in our lifetime – that with our mother. Told from the perspective of four First Nations women, Grace and Jenny Shillingsworth and Lily and…

Songs from Northam Avenue

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 gave the album ★★★★☆! Where it all startedThe album is…

2200 RE:VIEW

At the start of the year, we invited four local Bankstown residents to join UTP’s Artistic Director Rosie Dennis, for a regular date to the theatre. Rosie has chosen three shows for the group to attend throughout the year. We…

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…

BAYANIHAN HOPPING SPIRIT HOUSE

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…

B-SIDE

A FAST AND FURIOUS WEEK OF WRITING FOR FIRST NATIONS ARTISTS B-SIDE SHORT-FORM Initiated in 2013, B-Side is an Urban Theatre Projects initiative for First Nations artists to seed and develop new writing and paving the way for new work.…

MY RADIO HEART

A love story for the 21st Century. A NORPA and Urban Theatre Projects co-production. Commissioned by NORPA. Sydney’s Urban Theatre Projects and Northern Rivers Performing Arts have put together something so creative and unique with My Radio Heart that it…