Past Projects: 2015

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…

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…

BANKSTOWN:LIVE

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…

SONGS FROM NORTHAM AVENUE

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…

LULLABY MOVEMENT

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…

FAMILY PORTRAITS

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

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…

THE LAST WORD

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…

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…

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…