Urban Theatre Projects



dyanmila Studio Space Expressions of Interest

31 May 2021
Utp x Outloud
dyanmila Studio Space Expressions of Interest

Utp and Outloud are currently seeking expressions of interest from artists and creatives who reside in the Canterbury-Bankstown LGA to be part of our new joint initiative, the dyanmila* Studio Space. With an offer of two months in a rent-free space, the dyanmila Studio is ideal for someone (or a duo) who wants to develop a new project or body of work and would like a dedicated space in a supportive environment with feedback from leaders in the industry.

*A Darug word meaning play

An image of the space

More information

The dyanmila Studio Space provides individual or collectives with:

  • Two months of rent free space at Bankstown Arts Centre
  • Weekly 1 hour one-on-one mentorship with either Outloud or Utp
  • At the end of the first month, the opportunity to have a showing of your work with internal staff
  • At the end of the second month, the opportunity to have a showing of your work with internal staff/invited audience/industry professionals
  • Access to printer/photocopier
  • Amenities

We're looking for visual artists with a digital practice, sound designers, writers, editors, film makers, community producers, directors or other creatives with a desk based practice.

About Outloud

Outloud is an intersectional, CALD-focused social impact arts organisation that creates genuine, meaningful, inspiring opportunities for young people in Western Sydney.

Their award-winning projects address nationally relevant issues that are affecting young people in Western Sydney. They use community-embedded contemporary arts to drive positive change for young people with best practice, evidence-based programs that are fun and inspiring. They specialise in early-intervention harm-reduction that celebrates strengths and amplifies socially-marginalised young people’s thoughts and ideas. They put a spotlight on global issues that are affecting our local young people and amplify their thoughts and ideas. They elevate skills and confidence and aim to build self-efficacy and social cohesion. 

Program Details

Residency Length – 2 months

Studio Hours – 9am - 6pm, Monday - Friday (although different work arrangements might be possible)

Fees – free

Location – Bankstown Arts Centre

Closing date – 11:59pm (AEST) 31 May 2021

Expression of Interest

Expressions of Interest are currently open to people residing in the Canterbury-Bankstown LGA. We'll be asking you to tell us about what you do and what project you'll be working for this EOI. Specifically we'll request:

  • Contact details and details on your date preferences.
  • Your artist biography.
  • How many days on average per week, you will be using the space.
  • What specific project or research will you be working on during this time.
  • A file that includes images or links to previous work that we can view (Max of 10 projects).

Applications close 11:59pm (AEST) 31 May 2021

You can view the form and apply here.