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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

2200 RE: VIEW

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…