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The Echo In Our Walls – Performance Outcome – Hay, April 2016

The Echo In Our Walls – Performance Outcome – Hay, April 2016

  “Outback Theatre has been a wonderful experience for my children…the team were very professional and passionate about the artistic development of kids in our isolated community. Thank you.” Participant’s Father  The Echo in our Walls Project ran throughout 2015 & 2016 and engaged the young people of Hay in the local and oral histories of their town. Where can we find local history in places other than books and newspaper articles? We were interested in excavating stories from less obvious sources: an uncaptioned photograph, the wild asparagus that grows by the riverbank, the words of an elder, the language [...]

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The Echo in our Walls 2015 – Stage 1 – Hay

The Echo In Our Walls 2015 – Stage 1 The Echo in Our Walls is a project that uses the historic house and garden Bishop’s Lodge as venue and inspiration for a promenade theatre piece. The Echo in Our Walls launched with a creative development in Hay this September. The young people of Hay and Booligal, in consultation with Artistic Director Jessica Bellamy, Director Lara Kerestes, Sound Designer and Composer Vic McEwan and Cultural Liaison Ray Woods, devised the first stage of the project. During the creative development process, participants were engaged in workshops on family history, devising work, drama [...]

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Outback Story Generator

Outback Story Generator

Outback Story Generator is an online story-sharing project that engaged young people from the small towns of Hay, Griffith and Deniliquin in southwest NSW. This project reached over 200 young people across 300 kilometres and ran from the 3rd March to the 17th April 2014. Playwright Jessica Bellamy worked with young people to develop their unique ‘Outback’ stories. The stories were developed in a variety of forms such as monologues, scripts, short stories, radio plays, poems, and songs. We then shared them on the Outback Story Hub. In addition to showcasing student work, the site has created connections between young [...]

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EMERGE: Riverina Playwright Commission

EMERGE: Riverina Playwright Commission

EMERGE: Riverina Playwright Commission Sharing Regional Stories with the World Submissions Now Closed   ABOUT THE COMMISSION Outback Theatre for Young People is offering a $10,000 playwriting commission and mentorship for a young regional playwright to create a work (50 Minutes to and hour, one act) that brings regional voices and stories to the stage. The EMERGE Commission will nurture an emerging Playwright’s professional growth through a mentoring process in 2014, resulting in a play that shares an authentic regional voice and the potential for it to be staged as part of OTYP’s 2015 season.  The commission and mentorship includes: [...]

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Dreamings film

Dreamings film

DREAMINGS Outback Theatre for Young People’s, Alive and Kicking 2011, presents ‘Dreamings’, made in collaboration with young people from Hay, NSW. dreamings upload from Outback Theatre for Young People on Vimeo.  

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