Community Dinner in July 2014

Darwin Community Arts presents July Community Dinner - great family entertainment, delicious food and a unique community event. Everyone is welcome!
When: Monday 28 July 2014, 6pm
Where: Chambers Crescent Theatre, Cnr Malak & Chambers Crescents, Malak Shopping Centre
What: Entertainment by local community artists plus a short theatre play by CemeNTmix to pay tribute to the World Hepatitis Day
Cost: By donation (Recommended $5/person & $10/family)

CemeNTmix to raise hepatitis awareness

Darwin Community Arts is pleased to pay tribute to the World Hepatitis Day and spread more awareness through its Community Theatre Program. The NT AIDS and Hepatitis Council (NTAHC) collaborates with DCA’s CemeNTmix - an energy filled group of young actors from diverse cultural backgrounds who are passionate about making theatre with a message. NTAHC has been educating the performers about hepatitis, and they have developed a short play about living with hepatitis.

CemeNTstars looking for participants

Darwin Community Arts' community theatre project, CemeNTstars, offers FREE performance/acting workshops for young adults with disability. We are currently looking for new members to take part in our annual production which will be staged during Disability Awareness week.

What: CemeNTstars
When: Tuesdays 5.00-6.30pm
Where: Chambers Crescent Theatre, Malak Shopping Centre, Malak. 

Participate in workshops and Darwin Festival performances with Indonesian artists and Snuff Puppets

Darwin Festival in collaboration with Darwin Community Arts present Wedhus Gembel. A spectacular cross-cultural collaboration between Snuff Puppets and artists from Yogyakarta (Indonesia) that you can be also part of. We are calling all budding performers or just those interested in having lots of fun!

Playback Theatre show about homelessness

CemeNTworx, DCA's Community Theatre Program, and NT Shelter, the peak NT non-government housing and homelessness advocacy body, present Playback Theatre show "HOMELESSNESS: We can’t afford to ignore it!" as a part of Homeless Persons' Week activities.

Playback Theatre is a collaborative performance in which audience members provide the script by sharing moments and stories from their own lives. These are played back by the actors and a musician. Playback is personal, poignant and community building.

August Community Dinner to celebrate Seniors

As you might know, the monthly gathering Community Dinners are dedicated to a specific theme each month. We are pleased to announce that the August dinner will celebrate our Seniors. DCA successfully applied for $1,700 grant from Senior Month Grants Program managed by the Office of Senior Territorians.

CemeNTstars off to work on new theatre production

DCA's Community Theatre Program, CemeNTworx, is pleased to secure a funding for a new theatre production. CemeNTstars (theatre group of young people with disabilities) will start rehearsing for their show which is planned to be staged in September 2014. Big thanks to the Cavenagh Theatre Trust, which granted $5,000 towards the production costs.

Malak Online TV

Malak Online TV will feature stories about Malak and nearby neighbourhoods in the Northern Suburbs of Darwin and Northern Territory. It specifically reports on activities of the Malak Community Arts and Media Centre (MCAMC), based at Malak Shopping Centre. 

Community organisations are encouraged to provide their current events video to be included in the fortnightly news update “Around Northern Territory” segment.

Multicultural Film Festival 2014

This is multicultural communities film festival where all communities will be provided an opportunity to screen their movies and share cultural diversity among the Top End community. Please see an Expression of Interest on-line form.


Scratch To Screen 2014

After years of experience in film and television, Actor/Director Nitesh Raj Pant came up with this “Scratch to Screen” hands-on multimedia experience project to encourage amateur and professional media practitioners to come together and work in collaboration to produce multimedia product from scratch.


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