Joanne Saad




The Making of FAMILY PORTRAITS was part of BANKSTOWN:LIVE, an Urban Theatre Projects production presented as part of Sydney Festival 2015. BANKSTOWN:LIVE saw 40 professional artists collaborate with over 150 Bankstown residents to create eight new works across theatre, dance, music and film, presented in a closed-off section of Northam Avenue, Bankstown, on the street and in the front and backyards of four extraordinary resident hosts.
Presented by Sydney Festival and Urban Theatre Projects
Curated by Rosie Dennis, produced by Urban Theatre Projects
BANKSTOWN:LIVE was made up of nine works:
Bankstown Bayanihan Hopping Spirit House- Alwin Reamillo (PHIL)
Songs from Northam Avenue- Toby Martin & guests (Aus)
The Tribe- by Mohammed Ahmad adapted for stage by Mohammed Ahmad and Janice Muller (Aus)
Bre & Back-Jenny Shillingsworth, Lily Shearer & Beverley Miranda (Aus)
Lullaby Movement -Sophia Brous & guests (Aus/UK)
Family Portraits- Joanne Saad (Aus)
The Bankstown Dancing Project-Emma Saunders & guests (Aus)
Van-Vinh Nguyen (Aus)
The Last Word-David Cranston, Michael Kamaleddine, Peter Polites, Robyn Schmitz, Gaele Sobott & Amanda Yeo (Aus)