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 […]
OTYP in Griffith….
Griffith is a city in south-western New South Wales and presently has a population of just over 16,000. It is known as Australia’s “Wine and Food Country” thanks to its irrigation which makes it rich in agriculture. OTYP’s most recent work in the area includes Secret Places: the Connections Project which also featured on TV. […]
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.
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. […]
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.
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!
On the Road: From Griffith to Western Sydney
In the leadup to the final Secret Places outcome, young people from Griffith were given the opportunity to visit Sydney to see some theatre and collaborate directly with young people in Western Sydney engaging with PYT. You can see the exchange below: Secret Places: On The Road from Outback Theatre for Young People on Vimeo.
WET. POVO. SLICK. YOLO @ the Griffith Regional Theatre, Friday June 29
Secret Places: The Connections Project presents: Wet. Povo. Slick. Yolo. Outback Theatre for Young People in conjunction with Powerhouse Youth Theatre. Friday 29th June at 7pm, Griffith Regional Theatre. Cost: $5. $15 for family ticket. No advance bookings. Pay at the door. Special Schools Matinee – Thursday 28th June at 1pm, Griffith Regional Theatre. Cost: […]
Secret Places 2011 Video Summary
Watch a summary of our Secret Places journey in 2011, and come see the final instalment of this 10 month collaboration between young people from Griffith and Western Sydney: Wet. Povo. Slick. Yolo. Friday 29th June at 7pm, Griffith Regional Theatre. Cost: $5. $15 for family ticket. No advance bookings. Pay at the door. Special […]
30th Nov 2011 – Secret Places at the Griffith Regional Theatre
Theatre for Young People in conjunction with Powerhouse Youth Theatre presents Secret Places: The Connections Project 4 schools, 2 towns, 2 simultaneous performances. Come and see what happens! Click on the image for full size.