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A message from our AD

April 09, 2020

AD makes a message regarding IOP’s 2020 ballet, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

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

If you thought “Peter and the Wolf” is a fairy tale only told in the pages of a book, you would be wrong.

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

October 31, 2015

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

October 31, 2015

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...

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