Past Projects: 2015



Curated and Produced by Urban Theatre Projects
Presented by Urban Theatre Projects & Sydney Festival
As the sun set over western Sydney, a suburban street in Bankstown transformed into a temporary foyer and backyards into temporary theatres as audiences…

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Toby Martin & guests

In 2013, Urban Theatre Projects invited Toby Martin to write songs on a front verandah on Northam Avenue as part of an artist residency. In 2014, Martin returned to finish a collection of songs inspired by



Fresh from performing in premieres of In Dreams: David Lynch Revisited and Frank Zappa’s legendary 200 Motels …for the Barbican and Southbank Centres, London, Brous returned to Australia to devise this new commission exploring the melodies and multi-layered meaning of



Over the years I have worked on numerous projects with residents from Bankstown and every single one of them loves living here. I am fortunate that I have met so many amazing people who have welcomed me into their homes…



Van… is a visual timeline of my father’s journey from Vietnam to Australia – of escaping from the war at home, and starting a new life in a new country.
Throughout our conversations, he has always referred to the family



Peter Polites, Samantha Hogg, Robyn Schmitz, David Cranston, Amanda Yeo & Gaele Sobott
Poetic, contemplative and deeply personal, The Last Word… is a series of short audio monologues written by six Western Sydney writers which reflect upon their relationship with a


One Day For Peace: Public Panel

Panel discussion hosted by Geraldine Doogue.
Urban Theatre Projects have invited a range of speakers across academia, media and politics including Professor James Arvanitakis (Dean, Head of The Academy at the University of Western Sydney) Maha Abdo… (CEO of the United

Gaziantep Sweets & Pastry
Photo: Kirsty Ross

One Day For Peace: Food Odyssey

When coming along to a full screening of One Day For Peace…, why not make a night of it by tasting the local food? We’ve pulled together our dinner recommendations for six of our screening locations, and thrown in a few ideas for

ageing with creativity

Ageing with Creativity

UTP in partnership with Bankstown Arts Centre hosted a program of events as part of Senior’s Week on Tuesday 17 March, celebrating creativity and self-expression.
June Hickey and Rosie Dennis co-hosted The Age Debate, which was followed by a screening of Bre & …