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Motherlode

Founded by director Rachael Boulton, Motherlode creates new work about people and places that are under represented in theatre.

Our work is rooted in ensemble, and we love to collaborate with companies, venues, communities, artists and organisations.

In 2016, our first production, The Good Earth was warmly received across Wales and New York.

"Melodic and mournful, comic and celebratory, it's an elegy for a place that's not dead yet!" - New York Times

"Resonates around the globe" Reviews Hub NYC

"Gives a voice to the voiceless" - The Stage

We were also lucky to be shortlisted for best director and best ensemble at Wales' theatre awards in 2016.

We're currently working on our next production, Exodus, which will tour Wales and London in 2018.

We love fresh ideas and making things happen so please do get in touch with us!

Website: http://www.motherlodetheatre.com
Location: Cardiff/Wales
Members: 61
Latest Activity: Oct 24

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The Good Earth - Art Work and Pics

Motherlode's debut production The Good Earth has been developed in residency at Wales Millennium Centre and the Park and Dare Theatre, Treorchy.Here is a selection of art work and photo's from…Continue

Tags: park&dare, wales-millennium-centre, chapter, motherlode, physical-theatre

Started by rachael boulton Jul 30, 2015.

The Good Earth

Motherlode's debut productionA new Welsh story about fighting for community, The Good Earth runs at Chapter, Cardiff between 9 -12th September at 7:30pm.How would you feel if an outsider came…Continue

Tags: new-writing, wales-millennium-centre, Park&Dare, folk-song, physical-theatre

Started by rachael boulton Jul 30, 2015.

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Comment by Nia Wyn Skyrme on October 7, 2016 at 9:28

Special deal for TEAM Members ( £6 tickets..bargain!!)

for The Good Earth at Park & Dare Theatre, Treorchy tomorrow, Oct 8th, 2pm

Grab 'em quick!

http://community.nationaltheatrewales.org/group/ntwteam

Comment by Rachel Kinchin on September 14, 2016 at 12:06

Comment by Rachel Kinchin on September 14, 2016 at 12:05
Comment by Rachel Kinchin on September 9, 2015 at 13:39

Opening night of #TheGoodEarth tonight and here's a little preview from Karen Price at Wales Online...

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culture-news/new-theatre...

Comment by rachael boulton on August 16, 2015 at 20:17

We've just finished our first week of rehearsals for our new show The Good Earth showing at Chapter this September. It's almost two years since I first met our producer Sarah Jane Leigh when we were both working on NTW's sell out showTonypandemonium at the Park and Dare Theatre Treorchy. Now we're back in the building creating work of our own. Big hat tip to National Theatre Wales for bringing emerging artists together. Here are a few pics from rehearsals this week .

Comment by Rachel Kinchin on August 14, 2015 at 10:26

We've started rehearsals! Big thanks to Tom and the team at Parc & Dare for making us feel at home. We're thrilled to be making The Good Earth come to life for our shows in Chapter next month - http://www.chapter.org/node/30561

Comment by Rachel Kinchin on August 14, 2015 at 10:20

Comment by rachael boulton on August 3, 2015 at 15:57

Scripts in the post and on their way to some lovely lovely actors in preparation for #thegoodearth rehearsals next week. Big thank you to RCT Arts Service, Wales Millennium Centre, Chapter and Arts Council Wales for helping us get back in the room again! 

Comment by rachael boulton on July 30, 2015 at 11:33

To read more about Motherlode's new show The Good Earth check out http://www.motherlodetheatre.com/shows 

Comment by rachael boulton on July 30, 2015 at 10:55

To read more about Motherlode's work visit http://www.motherlodetheatre.com

 

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