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LoveBytes

Let’s write about love with Love Bytes.

We are closing this site down, and shifting everything over to our new, much improved Fresh Ink site. Find out details of the LOVE BYTES competition by clicking here.

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Rhys Keir performs Hunger, by Brooke Robinson in the 2010 atyp production of The One Sure Thing

Brooke Robinson on… Hunger

Hunger started with an image of a helium balloon; as it slowly drops to the ground, someone rises and floats away, the two connected as an invisible counterweight. I knew this image took place in a kitchen and that the person floating away was doing so because they had lost a lot of blood. Blood […]

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Leo in TO BE. Photo (C) Guido Gonalez

Presenting TO BE….

10 actors, one day, one city, and the greatest monologue of all. TO BE is the first strand of THE VOICES PROJECT from the Australian Theatre for Young People (atyp), and is a new take on the most famous words ever written for the stage. Director: Damien Power Producer: Bec Cubitt Co-Producers: Eva DiBlasio, Eleanor […]

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On the shoot of BAT EYES

About The Voices Project

THE VOICES PROJECT brings together the best of new monologue writing from atyp’s Fresh Ink emerging playwright program , and presents it on stage, on page, on film and online, giving voice to a new generation of Australian writers, theatremakers, filmmakers and performers. THE VOICES PROJECT kicked off in February 2011 with THE VOICES PROJECT […]

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Emma #TheOneSureThing @The Voices Project 2012 Image(c)Angelo Sgambati

The Voices Project: The One Sure Thing

It’s often said that in the unpredictability of life we can only count on one sure thing. Makes you wonder why it keeps coming as such a surprise! We are very proud of  THE VOICES PROJECT: THE ONE SURE THING, which ran across February this year. Featuring ten compelling collection of monologues from the country’s […]

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The Wrap Up: Thoughts on the Fresh Ink 2011 National Studio

It’s been almost a month since the 2011 Fresh Ink National Studio. That’s a month without thinking about jumping in the Shoalhaven River, without attending a workshop on playwriting, being cooked for, thinking and talking about monologues, eating lots of dessert and being asked politely “not to tweet that”. Having the critical distance now to […]

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“If you’re going to write about death, you’re really writing about life.”

It’s potentially the broadest topic ever: Life, Death and Everything in Between. But at atyp, in a recent Fresh Ink/PlayWriting Australia event, playwrights Jane Bodie, Shôn Dale-Jones, Rita Kalnejais, Phil Spencer and moderator Chris Mead (Artistic Director of PlayWriting Australia) tackled how to take those very deeply personal events and make them into great theatre. […]

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Image from Tell It Like It Isn't, atyp's monologue showcase, Feb 2011

Caleb Lewis…On Monologues

There are few moments onstage more powerful than a good monologue. Done right it’s an act of virtuosity, a brief moment of stillness where everything else falls away save one startling single voice. Done badly it’s a twenty-minute drum solo – at best self-indulgent, at worst an interruption the audience endures waiting patiently for the […]

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The 2010 Fresh Ink National Studio cohort at aptly-named Riversdale. Photo by Jessica Bellamy

Thanks for your applications!

The call for participants for our Fresh Ink National Studio, taking place at Riversdale, NSW, the week Monday 5th December to Saturday 10th December, is now closed. The 11 selected for the Studio will join our 2012 Fresh Ink writers for the week. Find out about the playwrights leading the Studio, here. I realised just […]

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