Putting the Nation on Stage

Background

We engage the imagination of our audiences, taking them on inspirational journeys.

In September 2015 Riverside Theatre’s launched National Theatre of Parramatta, brought to fruition by the vision of Riverside Advisory Board, City of Parramatta, the NSW Government, Riverside Theatres and the Crown and Packer Family Foundations.

Operating from the geographic heart of Sydney, National Theatre of Parramatta (NTofP) is the creating, commissioning, producing, touring and capacity building arm of Riverside Theatres. Known for producing bold, popular, contemporary works that draw their inspiration from the rich diversity of the region and beyond.

In our first four years of producing work, (2016-2019) NTofP has presented 19 shows, supported over 24 creative developments, numerous readings and workshops, and commissioned 11 new works.

Our program has had 11 world premieres, 16 Australian premieres and 2 international collaboration. 15 of these have been new Australian works. Take a peak at our past productions here and current productions here.

Integral to us is our capacity building program where we offer mentorships, education programs and opportunities for playwrights, creatives and performers. Find out more here.

National Theatre of Parramatta acknowledges the contribution of its founding Directorate
July 2015 – June 2017: Annette Shun Wah, Shakthi Shakthidharan, Wayne Harrison July 2015 – November 2016: Paula Abood