Deniliquin

DRAMAFORCE 2016

DRAMAFORCE 2016

 Creative Engagement Program for Young People with Special Needs DRAMA FORCE is a community driven project that provides young people in Deniliquin with something that unifies and connects them, while at the same time celebrating their creative uniqueness. WHAT WE DO: CREATE a professional, inclusive performance for children and their parents through a comprehensive creative workshop program. EMPOWER and EDUCATE and provide a cultural experience for young people on their own terms, and a leadership opportunity for young performers. Children with special needs will learn new, creative ways of self expression and communication. BRIDGE new friendships and help children with special needs build on their emotional intelligence. [...]

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While You Were Sleeping 2016 – Stage 1 – Deniliquin

While You Were Sleeping 2016 – Stage 1 – Deniliquin

While You Were Sleeping is OTYP’s newest project and is all about imagination in unconventional places and unique spaces. It will provide opportunities for young people to work with professional artists on large scale installations. While You Were Sleeping is a street art and innovative public sculpture project that aims to inspire creativity, build a culture of sustainability, increase awareness of the values of recycling, and celebrate the place in which we live. We will engage professional artists, purchase supplies, run workshops, orchestrate overnight installations, and facilitate a project that unites art, environment and community. Throughout 2016 & 2017, we [...]

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A Week in the Country – by Jessica Bellamy

A Week in the Country – by Jessica Bellamy

Last week, commissioned Playwright Julian Larnach, Mentor Jessica Bellamy and Creative Producer Claire Harris got together at HotHouse Thetare’s Country House for the first in a series of residencies to develop Julian’s work for staging in OTYP’s 2015 Season. We were lucky enough to work with HotHouse’s Studio Ensemble, meet some new cow friends and bask in the sunshine and sounds of country life. Jessica, with her usual with and humour, tells us all about it. She really does love us huh?! A Week in the Country The thing about working with Outback Theatre for Young People is: it never [...]

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Little Movers and Makers – Deniliquin

Little Movers and Makers – Deniliquin

Outback Theatre for Young People’s Little Movers and Makers Project Little Movers and Makers sees Outback Theatre artist, Mandy Field work with two playgroups in Deniliquin; the Aboriginal Jyldamenk Playgroup and the Young Parents Group, which will result in a community performance. The project will offer an introductory theatrical experience for local young children and launch OTYP into our first foray of theatre for the very young. In partnership with Intereach, the Little Movers and Makers Project will work young children under five and their parents, from the Intereach’s Family support service in a 6 week visual arts and movement program, [...]

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Outback Theatre for Young People (OTYP) Announces Winner of Riverina Playwright Commission

Outback Theatre for Young People (OTYP) Announces Winner of Riverina Playwright Commission

Outback Theatre for Young People has today announced Julian Larnach, winner of the EMERGE: Riverina Playwright Commission. Julian’s Play, M.I.A, will be developed through a comprehensive mentoring process with Jessica Bellamy, and is set to premiere at Griffith Regional Theatre in June 2015, tour to Deniliquin and finish with a season at Australian Theatre for Young People in Sydney. The play examines the early interactions between Griffith farmers and the Calabrian mafia – both friendly and feisty – and the repercussions felt by the next generation. It taps into a very difficult period in rural young people’s lives – the [...]

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