Secret Places

What is Secret Places: The Connections project?

In 2011/12 OTYP in partnership with Powerhouse Youth Theatre produced and created joint works of theatre which were later performed by young people in Griffith and its sister city, Fairfield, in Sydney.  The project was about theatrical pen-palling. Creating new dynamic theatre works across large geographical, cultural and social differences.

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artsHub Award

artsHub Award

  We are so honoured to have been selected as the People’s Choice for artsHub’s ‘Innovation Award for a group, organisation or company’  for Secret Places: The Connections Project.  The award recognises an innovative achievement by a group, organisation or company, meaning ‘a notable highly creative and original piece of work produced by a group of artists, arts organisation or company’. The artsHub awards were developed to “recognise those who create and support work that is exciting, engaging, challenging or simply excellent and to offer recognition of unique and upcoming Australian artists… (and) aims to encourage and recognise creativity and achievement [...]

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SECRET PLACES: TV DEBUT

SECRET PLACES: TV DEBUT

SECRET PLACES TV DEBUT: DISTANCE NO BOUNDARY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE FROM GRIFFITH AND WESTERN SYDNEY  Proving that distance is no boundary for passion, 60 young people participating in ‘Secret Places: The Connection’s project’, a creative partnership between Outback Theatre for Young People and Powerhouse Youth Theatre, will feature on the ABC Network again in October. The story, which also aired in September, follows the remote collaboration between students from Griffith in South West New South Wales and students from Western Sydney.  Over a 10 month process that began in October 2011, young people from Griffith and Wade high schools in [...]

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Full video of “wet. povo. slick. yolo.”

Full video of “wet. povo. slick. yolo.”

For all you folks who missed it, here is our amazing production of “wet. povo. slick. yolo.” created by the young people of Griffith.

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Images from “wet. povo. slick. yolo.”

Images from “wet. povo. slick. yolo.”

Last night we wrapped up our final performance of “wet. povo. slick. yolo.” which was the result of 10 months of collaboration with the young people of Griffith and Western Sydney. Click below to see our slideshow of images!

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