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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

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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

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

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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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ONE DAY FOR PEACE

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

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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,

Simple Infinity

Carriageworks presents
SIMPLE INFINITY

Produced by Urban Theatre Projects
Commissioned by Carriageworks
A man walks into a bar… Bookended by two texts by Gertrude Stein, Simple Infinity… is a play within a play. Interweaving performance and a live string quartet, three unlikely people strike

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Urban Theatre Projects: 2016 program

Urban Theatre Projects are making big things happen in 2016.
Highlights include the premiere of Simple Infinity, a remount of The Tribe, the commissioning of five writers across two major works (the very epic Home Project… (working title)