Improvised Theatre from Your Stories
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.
On the second Sunday of every month Out of the Box holds 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
PLAYBACK – IMPROVISED THEATRE FROM YOUR STORIES
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 is taking a break from public performances for 2017.
The company is still undertaking commissioned performances. Please refer to the our Services page.
Out of the Box is taking a break from Public Performances during 2017.
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On Saturday 20 of June 2015 Out of the Box Theatre Company performed what may have been our last show at the Roxbury Hotel. Thanks to those who told their story and shared in the experience. A new venue will be announced soon. Many thanks to the Rox for … Continue reading
On Saturday 28 of March 2015 Out of the Box Theatre Company performed at the Roxbury Hotel. Thanks to those who told their story and thanks to all for the shared experience.
I’m still buzzing with energy from this International Day of Disability event at Rockdale Town Hall on 10 December 2014. As you can see from the attached photos, we had a blast of a time performing for the amazing people involved in disability services in the southern Sydney region. Audience … Continue reading
Out of the Box Theatre had the last of our scheduled public playback theatre performances for 2015. Thanks to all who joined us in the fun and see you in 2015! 🙂
I have been noticing lately the pervasive presence of spontaneity (or lack thereof) in and around me. When I think outside the box, I see how relevant this concept is to my life: in many ways I move through my life as if in a scripted play, caught up in … Continue reading
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