PACT's program includes the development and presentation of new work from local emerging artists, residencies and scholarships, forums for cross-disciplinary, critical discussion and space hire for independent performance-makers.
RIOT! is a one-night only celebration of artists that are redefining our arts scene - those bold enough to change a space, hold a stance and make noise; a protest arts party, a RIOT!
This November atPACT resident company Ninefold is back in the space with a jam packed month of performances, training sessions, open rehearsals and roundtable sessions. You can expect the premiere season of their brand new work ‘The Gaslight Project’ and so much more!
Inspired by real life events and at different times in Tommy's life Nafanua is a story about loss, grief and how it enables connection.
Tantrum Youth Arts in association with PACT presents SORRY TO CUT YOU OFF, PENNY
3x3x2 Festival of New Works premiers three boundary-pushing performances by the next generation of experimental performance makers.
Black Birds x You Therefore Me present RECLAIM, an evening of connecting and empowering womxn through movement, music and art.
Launched in 2018, Generations features a work by an early career artist alongside a work by an established artist. Generations encourages greater dialogue between generations of artists and will contextualise work by early career artists within a broader framework. Generations 2019 will premiere ‘Olympia Olympia!’ by emerging performance collective Big Muscles Sad Heart; and ‘Arena’ by Martin del Amo and Anton.
SSHIFFT is exploring the practice of shapeshifting in a cultural and western context.
Throw your textbooks away! This is the new unorthodox method from oh captain your captain.
All are welcome to PACT Salon: Dark & Lite™. All will be plunged into darkness. All will be bathed in the Lite™. All will be profound. All will become tacky.
Curated by Georgia Cranko and Steve-Wilson Alexander.
Curated by Carla Zimbler and Mikaela STafford, PACT Salon: SLURP! is an exploration of sensory response and nostalgia, engaging with the five senses to fully engage and immerse the body in a liminal space.
PACT’s resident artist Christie Woodhouse leads a creative discussion about the culture of new communities. How similar or different is the culture of the emerging Green Square community? Produced by the City of Sydney in collaboration with PACT.
PACT’s resident artist Cheryn Frost leads a creative discussion about the culture of new communities. How can we foster the emerging culture from the Green Square community? Produced by the City of Sydney in collaboration with PACT.
PACT’s resident artist Emily Dash leads a creative discussion about the culture of new communities. How similar or different is the culture of the emerging Green Square community? Produced by the City of Sydney in collaboration with PACT.
PACT Salon: SLURP! curators, Carla Zimbler and Mikaela Stafford, are on the look out for early career performance, movement, sound, visual and media artists to join a stellar line up of artists whose works trigger and stimulate our senses.
Cheryn Frost, Emily Dash and Christie Woodhouse will be in the theatre for an intensive two week creative development in November.
PACT resident company Ninefold returns this October with its acclaimed 'Wyrd: The Season of The Witch'.
The final PACT Salon for 2018 is curated by Bonnie Cowan and Alex Stevenson.
Curated by James Nguyen & Digby Webster, PACT Salon: The Wild Things is where strange creatures and things converge in a world of light, performance, visuals and sounds.
In 2013, after 17 years of being on air, Richard Mercer left his final Love Song Dedication. It was Trisha Yearwood’s 'How Do I Live (Without You)?' Now, two nihilists attempt to fill the void that The Love God left behind.
Ninefold’s new supernatural thriller subverts Shakespeare’s unnamable play.
Cloé Fournier and Dean Walsh will be joined by Nick Atkins (PACT alumni artist and Board member), Julie Vulcan (previous PACT Artistic Director) and Katrina Douglas (current Artistic Director) in an informal discussion about inter-generational collaboration, dialogue and exchange.
A double bill featuring renowned artists Cloé Fournier and Dean Walsh. AFTERGLOW: Generations premieres 13th to 16th June at PACT.
Produced by Karul Projects, SNAP *CLICK* SHOT is an exciting new work choreographed by Thomas E.S. Kelly.
The second PACT Salon of the year: APACTALYPTIC curated by Cloé Fournier, will be bringing together some of Sydney’s most exciting artists from various disciplines to creatively reflect on their experience with "the ends of the world"
The first Salon of the year, organised by Desire Lines, takes as its inspiration the uncertain nature of performance itself, and the potential of this uncertainty to challenge the things we think we already know.
A two day intensive for artists keen to learn more about funding, budgets, marketing and publicity.
DJs will perform on PACT's foyer stage from 7.45pm after 'On The Border of Things: Part One'.
A bilingual performance installation exploring the movement of people, agriculture and the environment from Sydney-based interdisciplinary artist James Nguyen.
The final AFTERGLOW of 2017 is a double bill of First Nations artists Cheryn Frost and Karrul Projects
In the space...
Want to present your work in an iconic warehouse theatre in the inner west that is close to public transport and great bars? Want to find affordable week hire rates in Sydney? Then look no further, PACT is the venue for you. We are taking bookings for 2019 now so check out the dates below and book asap. Our tech specs and booking inquiry form can be found here.
Mon 14th Jan - Sun 20th Jan (1 weeks)
Tues 29 Jan - Sun 10 Feb (2 weeks)
Mon 15th April - Sun 28th April (2 weeks)
Mon 6th May - Sunday 12th May (1 week)
Mon 15th - Sun 21st July (1 week)
Mon 1st October – Sun 6th October