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Clowning is empowering. Contrary to popular opinion, Clowning isn't about finding a character and it isn't about wit or cleverness either, being a clown is the direct opposite of being a stand up comedian. Clowning was originally a form of street entertainment.
Clowning is about playfulness. In fact clowning is the key to playfulness because clowning is about being laughed at. It’s the art of exploiting your own stupidity…Continue
Posted on November 1, 2016 at 23:04
Award winning Cardiff based theatre company Taking Flight Theatre are casting for the 2015 Autumn tour of Real Human Being by Matthew Bulgo
This production tours to schools across Wales and is about the issues surrounding Disability Hate Crime.
Rhys – Male playing age 17, Welsh, College student who is a self confessed ‘regular’ guy who wants to do the right thing but finds himself caught in an impossible…Continue
Posted on January 18, 2015 at 12:00
Well - we are open. Working in an open country park is so fantastic as there is so much passing 'trade' people who may never have considered watching a Shakepeare have found themselves captivated by the rehearsals and performances and joined the audience on their journey. Hearing people saying 'life should have more of this' is possibly one of the loveliest things I have heard as a director. Hearing the giggles of small children as they race the cast to the next location and the belly…Continue
Posted on May 3, 2013 at 21:23
Today has been a day of Filth, farts, kisses and a lot of laughter. Great performances are starting to emerge, the design is looking lovely and the music is coming on a treat, Tomorrow we move outside ( surely it can't be as cold as De Gabay?!) with a double duvet, coconut bra and some space hoppers...so much fun to be had.
Tour dates on www.takingflighttheatre.co.uk spread the word...it'll be a romp!
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Posted on April 25, 2013 at 22:16
Taking Flight Theatre's current tour - a piece of new writing by Matthew Bulgo, funded by Uk Home Office and created in collaboration with Disability Wales is going down a storm. A Forum Theatre full day residency touring to Schools and Youth Centres in Bridgend - a much needed piece tackling a very serious issue.
Featuring Cara Readle ( Layla in 'Tracey Beaker' and Elin in 'Baker Boys'), Simon Morgan Thomas, Amy Griggs and Dan Edge ( a professional wrestler and aerialist in teh…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2012 at 20:53 — 2 Comments