Having burst onto the Australian theatre scene in 2016, National Theatre of Parramatta (NTofP) aspires to create bold, popular, contemporary works that draw their inspiration from the rich diversity of Western Sydney and beyond, adding to our cultural landscape is a company that reflects the nation on stage.
Reflecting contemporary Australia in all its diversity and complexity appealing to both a new and existing theatre audiences. National Theatre of Parramatta is putting the nation on stage. Integral to NTofP is the development of Western Sydney’s most promising professional and emerging artists through our capacity building and education programs.
Resident at Riverside Theatres, National Theatre of Parramatta joins the existing vibrant artistic community. Leading National Theatre of Parramatta is a directorate of three arts professionals with a wealth of creative and cultural experience. They are: S. Shakthidharan (currently founder and Director of CuriousWorks and Associate Artist at Carriageworks), Annette Shun Wah (currently Executive Producer of Performance 4a) and Wayne Harrison AM (currently Chief Creative Officer for Spiegelworld International). The team is joined by international producer, Joanne Kee (former Artistic Director for Sydney Improvised Music Association, Business Manager for Programming at Sydney Opera House) as Executive Producer.
National Theatre of Parramatta acknowledges and thanks Arts NSW, Parramatta City Council, Crown Resorts Foundation and the Packer Foundation for their support.