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Comment by Kevin McCurdy 5 hours ago

Summer 2018

Actors and actresses are being asked to do more of their own physical action! Its a growing trend.

I co-founded the Academy of Performance Combat 9 yrs ago and we teach people all over the UK in drama schools and on external workshops. Come and join us for a week of fun and gaining pro qualifications recognised by Equity Actors Association.

Summer Stage Combat Course 2018 in Sandwich Kent is now open for business. 

Course dates are from Sunday 22nd July till Sunday 29th July. Exam day is on the 28th. The course includes 3 meals a day and is full residential plus evening Workshops. The course will be holding:
•Basic : Unarmed, Single Sword and TBC
•Intermediate: TBC
•Advanced: Rapier & Lantern & Four Weapons TBC
•Honours: 18th Century Small Sword & TBC
•Fighting for Film & TV Course 

£600 non A2A*
£575 A2A

Book before 14th February £25 off the cost.

Equity and B.R.A.C.e discounts available.

Non residential price £400 (which will include lunch)

*APC Actors to Arms member 

For an application form or more details of the course please email me on swepthiltrapier@gmail.com or Andy on Freelanceworkshops@gmx.co.uk

Comment by Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish on November 24, 2017 at 10:57

Hi everyone.

We're really excited to have announced our 2018 yesterday! It's Artistic Director Kully Thiarai's first full season and the focus is People and Places. You can read all about it here

We are of course looking forward to collaborating with some amazing performers throughout the year. Remember that our casting breakdowns are always shared here first and do get in touch if you have any questions about a role or show. 

Here's the breakdown for STORM 2: THINGS COME APART, please share it far and wide and keep your eyes open for another 2018 opportunity coming soon. 


Also, we're delighted to be recruiting for a Casting Associate who will take their post in the new year, build an active relationship with the acting community in Wales and beyond and make our casting more exciting and inclusive than ever. 
The job description is here - get it out there. 

Thanks,
Mawgaine x

Comment by Bethan Morgan on November 14, 2017 at 16:14

Mercury Theatre Wales have entered our domestic abuse project 35TIMES into the Aviva Community Fund. Please click the link and vote for us. Voting closes this weekend. Thank you.

https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-3713

Comment by Fio on October 19, 2017 at 13:01
Fio are very excited to bring the rehearsals for Death and The Maiden to the busy centre of Cardiff! 


On Saturday 21st October from 11:00 to 15:00 join us @ Capitol Shopping Centre and get a sneek peek into our rehearsal process!

We are opening the doors and inviting the public to come and meet our wonderful cast and enjoy some of the rehearsal process as much as we are. 

Ariel Dorfman's spectacular thriller Death and The Maiden tells the story of Paulina Salas, a torture victim of a brutal millitary dictatorship. Paulina is full of fear, gripped by a secret terror that she only shares with her husband, Gerado. One night, a kindly stranger, Dr. Miranda, arrives at their door late at night unannounced, forcing Paulina to confront her deepest fears face-to-face. 

See you there! 
Comment by Aleksandra Jones on October 5, 2017 at 9:56

Hi Everyone, we are looking for actors for 'My Grandfather The Spy' is a documentary film

There is a small budget and actors will be paid per day or half day

THERE IS NO DIALOGUE

The film is commissioned by BBC Wales and Film Cymru.

PLEASE CONTACT Aleksandra Jones. Mobile and website details below to find out more.

CASTING THE FOLLOWING ROLES

DAVID BOY - 10 years old black hair, skinny, blue eyes

DAVID teenager - 16 years old, black curly hair, thin

ERIC - Thin, Shorthair, 20 - 24 years old

MARY - Thin, glamorous 30 years old

JOHN - 35 years old male

PAT - 35 years old female

Thank you,

Aleksandra Nikolajev Jones
www.aleksandrajones.com 
+447531581808

Actor/Choreographer/Producer
ALEKSANDRAJONES.COM

Comment by Steve Bennett on September 15, 2017 at 12:01

CASTING CALL

 

We are looking for two female actors between the ages of 18 and 35 to feature in the pre-apocalypse play ‘Bread’.

 

‘Bread’ is the story of two women on the brink of the apocalypse. Inside a boarded up house, they wait for the world to end. There’s not much to do, and not a lot has happened for a few years. But there’s still secrets. Together they are negotiating their last day on earth. Still discovering new things about each other, reminiscing about the old world, and doing what any sane person would do when faced with the end of all life on earth: Getting drunk.

 

Clock Tower is proud to be producing ‘Bread’, a brand new one act play from Cardiff-based writer James Sarson, directed by Miriam Dorfner.

 

Auditions will be on Thursday 28th September at The Gate Arts Centre from 6-9pm.

 

If you'd like an audition slot please email: clocktowertc@gmail.com with an Acting CV and a headshot. We are always looking to give opportunities to people wishing to work in the industry so if a CV is not available, please attach a recent picture of yourself and your details.

 

The deadline for applications is the 23rd September. We will be in touch by Sunday 24th September to inform you of your audition time.

 

For the audition you'll need to prepare a modern monologue of no more than 5 minutes.

 

The play will be a profit share with a minimum of one rehearsal per week, with potential additional rehearsals if needed. Performance dates are the 9/10/11th November in Cardiff.

 

Comment by Damian Kerlin on September 13, 2017 at 8:28

Hello NTW Community,

I have just taken over as Programme Manager for Redhouse Cymru, based in the heart of Merthyr Tydfil. I am currently programming for 2018, and would love to hear from independent artists and companies looking to put on a new show, or existing shows looking to tour.

We also have rehearsal space for hire by shows performing both at Redhouse Cymru and elsewhere.

Please feel free to check out our website, www.redhousecymru.com.

For more information please email me on damian.kerlin@merthyrleisuretrust.co.uk or alternatively you can call the office on 01685 384111

Comment by Danny Muir on September 4, 2017 at 17:40

PERFORMER OPPORTUNITY!

Fio are calling spoken word artists, musicians, singers, dancers, actors, & anyone who would consider what they do a performance art. We are especially interested in Black and Minority Ethnic Performance Artists. We are also looking for individuals willing to speak about their experience of race within Wales.


Throughout the month of October, Fio will be engaging in a series of Speakeasy’s alongside their tour of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. These will be taking place in:

*Powys Dance - 3rd October
*Narberth - Span Arts - 7th October
*Blackwood Miners Institute - 10th - 13th October
*Newport Riverfront 18th - 19th October

*Ffwrnes Llanelli - 26th - 27th October

We are looking for passionate artists who are interested in race within Wales and want to be part of taking these conversations to the places that really need them. The evening will be a mix of educating and facilitating discussion, and a night of engaging political art.

*Do you care about racial inequality in Wales?
*Do you have something to say?

Email Danny@wearefio.co.uk with:

*An introduction to who you are, what you do, and where you are based
*A link to your work (If possible)
*Why you’d like to be involved in this project.

About Fio:
Fio is a Cardiff based theatre company working across the UK and internationally, bringing world class socio-political stories to local audiences. Fio creates work with people of all ages, religions and backgrounds, using performance techniques to help them tell stories that are as momentous and unique as they are themselves.

Comment by AVANT on August 15, 2017 at 20:43

Hi All,

Avant are looking for an actor to be a part of Rhondda Road. 

We are looking for someone over 40years, preferably a welsh speaker. 

Please get in touch for more information. 

hello@avant.cymru 

Comment by Glesni Price-Jones on August 4, 2017 at 9:54

AUGUST 012- CASTING CALL

August 012 are casting their next production, OF MICE AND MEN, opening in October 2017 in Chapter.

 

We will be working with the play text by Steinbeck himself but also passages from the novel.

 

We have joined forces with Hijinx theatre company to cast a disabled actor to play Lennie Small. Mathilde Lopez will be directing, working with an excellent creative team made of regular and new collaborators.

 

Rehearsals are 18th September-17th October 2017
The show opens on 18th October and will be running until 28th October 2017

 

Some roles are already cast -Lennie Small and Slim- but we are still looking for:

 

-A male actor, 20-30 years old, white/mixed race, to play George Milton

 

-A male or female actor, white/mixed race, 25-30 years old, to play Curley, Curley’s wife and other male characters

 

-A male actor, 40/50 years old, black/mixed race, to play Crooks and other male and female characters

You’ll need to be happy doubling and tripling characters and interested in devising.

 

We will research a stage language somewhere between documentary realism and the Bible, with echoes of Sergio Leone and Little House on the Prairie.

 

Auditions will take place at The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on Thursday 17th August all day and Friday 18th August in the morning.


Fee meets Equity minimum. Actors should be Cardiff based unless they are willing to fund their own re location for the project. The project is supported by Arts Council of Wales and Hijinx Theatre Company.

 

Deadline to apply is 11th August 2017
 
Contact mathildelopez@august012.co.uk

 

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