IOP AD Ryley Gillen elected to Create NSW board to help with arts funding
August 18, 2019
The director of a south coast production company has been appointed to one of Create NSW's new Artform Advisory Boards to guide multi-million dollar funding for artistic companies across the state.
IOP Takes Centre Stage with #GreaterIllawarra Funding
March 31, 2019
Illawarra On Pointe Productions is set to make a mark on the region’s arts community after taking out the major grant for Greater Bank’s #GreaterIllawarra community funding program for March.
Magical Day at Bowral Memorial Hall
January 10, 2019
Illawarra On Pointe Productions (IOP) will present its concert orchestra in Fantastic Orchestral Beasts this weekend.
On Pointe to Perform Concert About Fantastic Beasts
December 16, 2018
A young Mount Ousley performer will show the Illawarra he’s not just an opera singer after being commissioned to write an orchestral piece about Australia’s legend of the Drop Bear.
Fantastic Orchestral Beasts to show at Berry School of Arts
December 13, 2018
A magical concert for the whole family featuring music from Harry Potter, Jurassic Park and How To Train Your Dragon is on its way to the Shoalhaven.
Peter Pan: Out of the Blue Choir
August 31, 2018
A recap from guest choir Out of the Blue Singers who performed in our 2018 ballet Peter Pan
Illawarra On Pointe artistic director Ryley Gillen a finality for top honours.
May 29, 2018
Co-founder of Illawarra On Pointe Productions Ryley Gillen, 24, is one of eight contending for top honours at the NSW Creative Achievement Awards.
Star Wars Day
April 22, 2018
Trumpets and lightsabers will use sound to transform Wollongong’s Crown Street Mall into a galaxy far, far away next month.
Peter Pan Ballet
January 09, 2018
Illawarra On Pointe Productions announces major production for 2018: Peter Pan
The Professional Amateurs Podcast: Featuring Ryley Gillen, Artistic Director
July 21, 2017
Listen to Artistic Director of Illawarra On Pointe Productions, Ryley Gillen, who appeared on The Professional Amateurs Podcast 2018
Q&A with Max Croot Trombonist
April 20, 2017
We sat down for a Q&A with local trombone extraordinaire Max Croot who is playing for our production of South Pacific: in Concert
Get On Board For Magical Musical
April 05, 2017
Illawarra On Pointe Productions are staging Rodger and Hammerstein's South Pacific at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre from May 12 to 14
Peter and the Wolf performed at Cedars Christian College
February 22, 2017
New Wollongong theatre company aims high with debut Nutcracker performance
January 31, 2016
An Illawarra production of The Nutcracker that blends a 40-piece orchestra of local musicians with a cast of local ballet dancers is set to hit the stage in July...
Nutcracker calling for Illawarra Dancers
January 18, 2016
After filling a void in the market for a full 40 piece community orchestra, Cameron Zingel and Ryley Gillen are turning to the world of dance...
Filling the cultural void in the Illawarra
October 31, 2015
Two local musicians have taken it up themselves to fill what they say was a gaping hole in the Illawarra for an outlet allowing amateur orchestral musicians to perform...
Classic music horror
If classical music and the occasional horror flick is your cup of tea, the Phoenix Theatre is where you need to be later this month...
A musical journey through film with Illawarra musicians
Think of your favourite moments in film, and chances are they have a matching musical score playing underneath. This weekend it's all about that music at the Phoenix Theatre in Coniston...