What Happens After Midnight in Parramatta
Urban Theatre Projects has commissioned Director Roslyn Oades to collaborate with five young people from the Parramatta area on the creation of a new work – What Happens After Midnight? This talk will provide audiences with a valuable insight into the collaboration and is a chance to hear first-hand about making a new work that is connected with the local area.
ARTIST TALK – WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MIDNIGHT
Director: Roslyn Oades
Collaborators: Angelique Bickerstaff, Krystal Docker, Anshika Sharma, Harsh Yalam and Kellie Zhao-Culpan
About Urban Theatre Projects – www.urbantheatre.com.au
Urban Theatre Projects (UTP) is an award-winning theatre company with over 20 years’ experience of creating work from Sydney’s west. UTP makes work that has impact. We tell personal, real-life stories that represent a more complex portrait of contemporary Australia, and bring these stories into the everyday by creating site-specific, distinctive cultural experiences for our audiences. We’re driven to make work that has the power to shift perceptions and break down stereotypes - work that inspires us all to create a fairer and more democratic society.
About Roslyn Oades – http://www.roslynoades.com/
Roslyn Oades is a Melbourne-based theatre maker known for her innovative work in the field of headphone verbatim and audio cued performance. She was the 2013 Female Director-in-residence at Malthouse Theatre where she created Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday for the 2014 Melbourne Festival. Her other works include: I’m Your Man (Belvoir/Sydney Festival/Mobile states national tour), Cutaway–A Portrait (Vitalstatistix), Stories of Love & Hate (Urban Theatre Projects/STC) and Fast Cars & Tractor Engines (UTP/BYDS). Roslyn's work is predominantly audio-focused and she collaborates closely with sound artist extraordinaire Bob Scott.
Urban Theatre Projects is supported by:
Packer Family Foundation
Australia Council for the Arts
Image Credit: Screen shot of Right Here. Right Now. Vlog entry by Kellie Zhao-Culpan