National Theatre Wales TEAM


National Theatre Wales TEAM

National Theatre Wales TEAM is an open invitation - a chance for you to join in, contribute, and help us generate some magic. Whether you are new to the arts or a veteran culture vulture, TEAM welcomes you and your curiosity, enthusiasm and imagination.


TEAM is a network that encompasses a whole range of individuals, from arts professionals, dedicated enthusiasts and those curious ones dipping their toe in for the first time. 



Location: International
Members: 874
Latest Activity: on Monday

Help Shape The Future

Once you are part of this growing network, you get the chance to take part in our creative activities, get special ticket offers for our shows, and opportunities to assist on our productions.

If you’ve got an idea that you want to share, a creative project that needs an outside eye to glance over it, or you are looking for some guidance from a supportive arts community you have come to the right place.

TEAM can offer you training to help you lead a project with confidence, set up a community group or craft a performance piece.

We invite you to post your events, ideas and opportunities here. Let’s get the word out, shall we?

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Comment by Ben Tinniswood on April 18, 2017 at 15:28

Often the best way to explain something like TEAM to people is to tell them your own TEAM story. So, us on TEAM Panel have been doing just that.

Here's mine if you'd like to give it a read. Feel free to comment/ask questions about TEAM etc

Comment by Ben Tinniswood on April 10, 2017 at 9:04

A good Workout/Skillswap style opportunity from our friends across the estuary. It's free too:

Free Theatre Practitioner Training with acta

Skillshare and Games Exchange!

These new workshops are free to attend, and are open to drama facilitators from across the sector who are interested in sharing and learning more about making theatre.

CPD workshops this year (all 1.00 – 3.30pm Wednesdays at actacentre):

5 April
19 July

The last workshop looked at new ways to inspire story creation, including puppets and junk characters with lots of fun props. 

This month's topic TBC. If you have any requests please let us know.

actacentre, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 3AY

If you are interested in attending, please get in touch! 

Limited number of spaces available.
Comment by Gavin Porter on April 5, 2017 at 11:50

TEAM member and former artist in residence at National Theatre Wales is directing his first show at the WMC on 2nd and 3rd of June.

RATS (Rose Against The System) began life began during Kyle's time at NTW, he has been writing the script over the last year and RATS promises to be 'a black comedy incorporating masks, dance, hip-hop culture, rock and rhyme in a masquerade'

Tickets available:


Comment by Rhoda Lane on March 24, 2017 at 11:09

Rhowch gynnig ar yr her felly!

Rhowch eich syniadau ar waith er arloesedd cymdeithasol
Cystadleuaeth ryngwladol sy’n gwobrwyo gwneuthurwyr newid sy’n ifanc a chreadigol


Lansiwyd yr her gan Faterion Ewropeaidd KEA yn rhan o brosiect Creative TracksMae’n gystadleuaeth ryngwladol i wobrwyo pobl sy’n defnyddio eu sgiliau i fynd i’r afael â materion cymdeithasol, diwylliannol ac amgylcheddol ar draws y byd.

Dyma’r rhai a all gystadlu:

  • Artistiaid neu grwpiau o artistiaid, entrepreneuriaid diwylliannol a chreadigol sy’n gweithio yn y meysydd hyn: y celfyddydau gweledol, hysbysebu, pensaernïaeth, crefftau, dylunio, ffasiwn, ffilm a fideo, bwyd, cerddoriaeth, cyhoeddi, radio a theledu, gemau cyfrifiadurol neu’r celfyddydau perfformio
  • Prosiectau sy’n delio â materion megis y newid yn yr hinsawdd, llesiant y meddwl a’r corff, bwyd newydd a chynaliadwy, amaeth, cludiant a mudedd, cynhwysiant cymdeithasol, hygyrchedd i addysg a llythrennedd digidol, mudo neu anghyfartalwch a thlodi (ymhlith pynciau eraill)
  • Cydweithio arloesol sy’n cyfuno sgiliau artistig/creadigol â galluoedd o feysydd eraill (e.e. gwyddoniaeth, technoleg, cynhyrchu nwyddau)
  • Prosiectau sy’n adlewyrchu cydweithio rhyngwladol neu sy’n ceisio cael effaith ryngwladol

Y dyddiad cau yw 28 Ebrill 2017. 

Am fwy o wybodaeth am delerau a gwobrau gweler Celfyddydau Rhyngwladol Cymru

Comment by Rhoda Lane on March 24, 2017 at 11:04

Enter the b.creative challenge!

Put your ideas at work for social innovation
An international competition rewarding young creative changemakers

Launched by KEA European Affairs as part of the Creative Tracks project, the b.creative challenge is an international competition which seeks to reward young creative entrepreneurs using their skills to address social, cultural or environmental issues across the globe.

This competition is open to:

  • Artists or collectives of artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs working in visual arts, advertising, architecture, crafts, design, fashion, film and video, gastronomy, music, publishing, radio and television, computer games or performing arts.
  • Projects addressing issues such as climate change, mental and physical well-being, new food and sustainable agriculture, transports and mobility, social cohesion, access to education and digital literacy, migration or inequality and poverty (non-exhaustive list)
  • Innovative collaborations combining creative and artistic skills with competences from other fields (e.g. from science, technology, manufacturing).
  • Projects reflecting international collaborations / seeking a transnational impact

Entries into the competition are accepted until the 28th April 2017. 

For more information about terms and prizes see Wales Arts International.

Comment by Rhoda Lane on March 21, 2017 at 12:03


Mae ceisiadau ar gyfer Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru yn FYW!

Mae Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru (ThCIC) yn cynnig hyfforddiant a chyfleoedd perfformio o’r radd flaenaf i rai o bobl ifanc mwyaf talentog ac ymrwymedig Cymru sydd â diddordeb mewn perfformio a chynhyrchu theatr. 
Mae rhaglen Aspire ThCIC yn buddsoddi yn natblygiad actorion ifanc mwyaf addawol Cymru drwy ganolbwyntio ar sgiliau theatr graidd, dyfeisio, technegau perfformio, a theatr gorfforol.
Yn 2017, bydd CCIC yn ehangu ar y rhaglen lwyddiannus Aspire er mwyn ymgysylltu â mwy o actorion ifanc. Fe fydd hefyd yn ehangu'r rhaglen i ddarparu cyfleoedd datblygu ar gyfer pobl ifanc sydd â diddordeb mewn dylunio ac adeiladu set, gwisgoedd, goleuo a sain, a rheoli llwyfan.

Bydd ThCIC yn canolbwyntio yn gyfan gwbl ar ei rhaglen Aspire eleni, cyn y clyweliadau ar gyfer ThCIC 2018.

Lawrlwythwch canllawiau ymgeisio a ceisiwch.

Comment by Rhoda Lane on March 21, 2017 at 11:58

Applications for National Youth Theatre of Wales 2017 are LIVE!
National Youth Theatre of Wales (NYTW)provides first-class training and performance experiences for some of Wales’ most talented and committed young people interested in theatre performance and production. 

The NYTW Aspire programme invests in the development of Wales' most promising young actors by focusing on core theatre-skills, devising, performance techniques, and physical theatre.
In 2017, NYAW is broadening its successful Aspire programme in order to engage with  more young actors.  It is also extending the programme to provide development opportunities for young people interested in set design and construction, costume, lighting and sound, and stage-management.
NYTW will focus exclusively on its Aspire programme this year, in advance of auditions for NYTW 2018. 
Read the guidelines and apply.

Comment by Rhian Lewis on March 20, 2017 at 10:02


Fancy being an usher on the next NTW show in Rhyl? Send us an email today with your CV and we'll get in touch. It's a paid opportunity, and you'll get to be a key part of the team!

Shout if you have any questions

Comment by Rhoda Lane on March 17, 2017 at 10:58


Are you a future artistic director? Apply now for two incredible training opportunities. Artistic Director Leadership Programme is a training programme for people of colour who want to be artistic leaders.

1) Leaders of Tomorrow a free leadership training programme for theatre practitioners of colour.

2) Trainee Artistic Director programme: four paid, two year, full-time residencies for experienced theatre directors of colour at either tiata fahodzi, Freedom Studios, Talawa or 20 Stories High.

For more information go to 

Applications deadline is 27th March 2017.


A ydych chi'n gyfarwyddwr artistig y dyfodol? Gwnewch gais nawr ar gyfer dau gyfle hyfforddi anhygoel. Mae'r Rhaglen Arweinyddiaeth Cyfarwyddwyr Artistig yn rhaglen hyfforddiant i bobl croenliw sydd am fod yn arweinwyr artistig.

1) Arweinwyr Yfory - rhaglen hyfforddiant arweinyddiaeth am ddim i ymarferwyr theatr croenliw.

2) Rhaglen Cyfarwyddwyr Artistig dan Hyfforddiant: dau gyfnod preswyl llawn amser, dwy flynedd â thâl, i gyfarwyddwyr theatr profiadol croenliw yn naill ai tiata fahodzi, Freedom Studios, Talawa neu 20 Stories High.

Am ragor o wybodaeth ewch i 

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ceisiadau yw 27 Mawrth 2017.

Comment by Rhoda Lane on March 9, 2017 at 17:17

Stage Manager and Technician Required for NTW TEAM Project in Cardiff

Various dates between 6th April and 18th May 2017 (see below for details). This is a paid role.

Location: Cardiff

National Theatre Wales TEAM is creating an original piece of work with Ocean Park Academy, a school in Splott, Cardiff. Working with the school over two terms, we will be asking the pupils to devise their own creative piece. Taking our lead from the learners, we will apply the TEAM approach to turning their ideas into something unique.

Stage Manager & Technician

We are looking for a Stage Manager and Technician to be be part of the creative team. The final production will be the result of a co-creation process involving a variety of arts practitioners including poets, musicians and activists. The final piece is scheduled for performance on Thursday 18th May 2017. You will need to be available from May 15th - 18th inclusive. Other dates by mutual agreement.

Roles, requirements and responsibilities:

  • You will be working within a school setting with young performers, so experience of working collaboratively with young people, other creatives and/or community groups is essential.
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in theatre and the arts.
  • Those interested in the technician post must have experience in AV
  • Experience of working for theatre productions in non-traditional settings 
  • An understanding of the approach and ethos of NTW TEAM would be advantageous.
  • Proactive, imaginative, adaptable, and able to collaborate with the wider creative team.
  • Adhering to NTW’s Health and Safety policies and other policies as appropriate.
  • Right to work in the UK.

FEE: Total Fee is £1000 - for the equivalent of 10 days’ work.

AVAILABILITY: Sessions at Ocean Park Academy are usually held on Fridays, but some flexibility will be required in the weeks leading up to the final performance in May.

Please apply with a current CV and a covering letter (no more than one side of A4) stating why you have the right experience and skills for the role and why you would like to work with NTW, to by Tuesday 21 March, 12:00 midday.


  • Deadline Tuesday 21st March 
  • Interviews Tuesday 28th March
  • Start date Thursday 6th April

We are grateful to the Arts Council of Wales for supporting this project through the Creative Collaboration fund, and are delighted to be able to demonstrate our commitment to the Creative Learning through the Arts scheme.


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