Past Projects

COFFEE, TEA & CIGARETTES

Coffee, Tea & 25 Cigarettes is an informal evening about Arab Australian contemporary theatre over the last 25 years. Artists who have been making Arab-centred performances in Australia – in English and/or Arabic – will share visuals and personal stories…

TALK SHOW

Co-host June Hickey and UTP’s Artistic Director Rosie Dennis will kick off NSW Seniors Festival in Parramatta with a talk show with a difference. Think Jimmy Fallon, The Variety Hour and The Footy Show rolled into one and you have…

MY RADIO HEART

A love story for the 21st Century. A NORPA and Urban Theatre Projects co-production. Commissioned by NORPA. Sydney’s Urban Theatre Projects and Northern Rivers Performing Arts have put together something so creative and unique with My Radio Heart that it…

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…