HIGH/WAY 234: residency

PYT in partnership with PACT Centre for Emerging Artist and The Q at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.

HIGH/WAY 234: residency is designed to strengthen creative communities across Greater Western Sydney as well as build capacity for next generation artists.

HIGH/WAY 234: residents announced!

PYT Fairfield, PACT and the Q at The Joan are very pleased to announce the two artists who have been selected for the 2017 residency program:

Black Birds (Ayeesha Ash & Emele Ugavule) and Rebekah H. Robertson.


Two artists or groups of artists will be invited to complete a month long residency co-hosted by PACT, PYT | Fairfield and The Q at The Joan. Projects must be able to demonstrate a connection to Western Sydney.

Residents will work out of The Joan, Penrith for their first week, PYT | Fairfield for their second & third weeks and PACT, Erskineville for their fourth and final week. Each stage of the residency will be supported by mentorship from the companies’ Artistic Directors: Katrina Douglas, Karen Therese and Nick Atkins and each project will be given $3000 cash for the purpose of artist frees and project costs.

Selected artists will be asked to present a work in progress showing at PACT.

Applications Now Closed

Residency Dates: July 30 – August 27 2017