Out of the Box Theatre Company

Improvised Theatre from Your Stories  Playback Performers

Out of the Box Theatre Company is a Sydney-based troupe of improvisational performers specialising in the use of playback theatre to spontaneously recreate individuals’ stories and life experiences.

Explore our site to discover more about playback theatre, our performances, and the services we offer.


Our Next Performance


Creating an easy interplay between performers and audience, Playback Theatre brings stories from the audience alive through a spontaneous combination of movement, metaphor and music. 

OOTB’s  Final Public Performance for  2018.

Dickson Street Space (35-37 Dickson Street Newtown)

Sunday 25th November, starting at 5pm (running time approx 90 minutes)

Tickets at Door – $20 (full), $15 (conc)

For information about commissioned performances, please visit our Services page.


Other Performances for this year

The Dickson Street Space performance on Sunday 25th November is our last public performance for 2018.  Stay tuned for our 2019 performance schedule.

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Open Rehearsals

On the second Sunday of every month in 2017 Out of the Box will hold open rehearsal.  Our Sunday Sessions are suitable for those interested in performing (acting, facilitation, music), community development, or cultivating deep listening, and are run by performing members of Out of the Box Theatre.  All levels of performance experience are welcome and accommodated, so come along to play, learn, connect, create.…

Our next open rehearsal:
Date: Sunday 8 October, 2017
Time: 10am to 1pm
Venue: The Settlement, 17 Edward Street Darlington
Suggested contribution per session: $10

Email outofthebox@live.com.au to register your attendance, and please feel free to circulate this message to other people you feel may be interested.  For further details call Peter on 0402 913 796

Open Rehearsal 27 October

OUT OF THE BOX THEATRE OPEN REHEARSAL Have you ever wanted to try your hand at improvisational theatre? You are invited to come along and join in on a rehearsal, featuring physical and vocal warm up, movement exercises, impro games and instruction in playback theatre. Musicians interested in improvisation welcome … Continue reading