Past Projects: 2014

DEMOCRATIC GARDEN

COMMISSIONED BY BLACKTOWN ARTS CENTRE DEMOCRATIC GARDEN is a celebration of the people and the rich cultural diversity of Blacktown. Using demographics, geography and local knowledge, Urban Theatre Projects, in collaboration with a keen group of local residents, have created…

CULTURAL COMMENT BY BANKSTOWN LOCALS

What is it? We have invited 7 local residents to accompany UTP’s Artistic Director to 12 cultural events during 2014. UTP covers the cost of tickets and transport and in return the group share their critical feedback on the work…

ON THE VERGE OF BLOOM

Created by Nicole Barakat with local residents Inspired by the flowers and plants growing in a Bankstown backyard during Practice & Participate (our neighbourhood project in 2013), textiles artist Nicole Barakat returned to work again with Urban Theatre Projects in…

FUTURE PRESENT

COMMISSIONED BY VITALSTATISTIX FOR ADHOCRACY Future Present: artists, primary industry & climate change explores the critical global issue of climate change and economic transition.  Climate change is arguably the number one concern facing humanity and our planet right now. It…

ARAB THEATRE STUDIO

Arab Theatre Studio is Alissar Chidiac, Loubna Haikal and Salah Saqqaf meeting in studio 1 in 2014 at the Bankstown Arts Centre Arab Theatre Studio is Alissar Chidiac, Loubna Haikal and Saleh Saqqaf, in Studio One in 2014 at the…

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

Urban Theatre Projects, Bankstown Arts Centre and Bankstown Youth Development Service are excited to present a new performance night. Seven new works by artists working across a range of artforms including: Phil Soliman & Teta (his grandmother) Arab Theatre Studio…