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Outback Theatre for Young People receives $100,000 Catalyst funding

Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, today welcomed $100,000 for Outback Theatre for Young People, part of the second tranche of funding for Catalyst – Australian Arts and Culture Fund. “I am pleased that Outback Theatre for Young People has received funding from Catalyst and understand that two large scale community events are planned over the coming two years – ‘Bordertowns’ and ‘While You Were Sleeping’,” Ms Ley said. Creative Producer, Sarah Parsons said that ‘Bordertowns’ will be based in the Berrigan Shire, and will unite the four towns in the shire (Berrigan, Barooga, Tocumwal and Finley) in a theatrical event [...]

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Gifts of Translation celebrates South Sudan Independence Day

Gifts of Translation celebrates South Sudan Independence Day

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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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Gifts of Translation and Harmony Day in Swan Hill

Gifts of Translation and Harmony Day in Swan Hill

Join us for a cultural feast this Harmony Day at Riverside Park in Swan Hill, on Saturday 22 March 2014, from 4pm. Our ‘Gifts of Translation’ communities and partners will be there to help us celebrate. Come and find our cultural hub, right near the stage and join in on some weaving, henna tattooing, salon exchange, floral artworks and a mass community dance workshop at 5pm.

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