January 13th marked the first day of our fantastic collaborative project with Ocean Park Academy, a school in Splott, funded by Arts Council Wales under the Creative Learning through the Arts programme. We are now entering week five of the project and what a few weeks it's been!
We are delighted to have John Norton (Bordergame, City of the Unexpected) take the lead as director and it has been great to watch him develop a fantastic working relationship with the learners during…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2017 at 12:30
National Theatre Wales TEAM is creating an original piece with Ocean Park Academy, a school in Splott, Cardiff. Working with the school over two terms, NTW will be asking the pupils to devise their own creative piece. Taking our lead from the learners we will apply our TEAM approach to turning their ideas into something unique. Support for this project has come from the Arts Council Wales’ Creative Collaboration fund, and we are…Continue
Posted on January 10, 2017 at 15:00
As part of City of the Unexpected, we were thrilled to work with a group of children from Tanzania who created the most beautiful birds from wood, ankara fabric, beads and found objects. They then developed stories about their birds, which they shared in both English and Swahili, or a wonderful mix of the two.
This was all done in honour of Roald Dahl's links with Tanzania, where he lived during the 1930s and form part of a shared creative and storytelling process between…Continue
Posted on November 8, 2016 at 16:56