A Week in the Country – by Jessica Bellamy
[wzslider]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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.