Othniel Smith
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"In Limbo" - an operatic aria

In Limbo from OTHNIEL SMITH on Vimeo.An operatic aria composed by Carlijn Metselaar for Music Theatre Wales' "Make An Aria" project.Singer: Rodney Clarke; libretto by Othniel Smith.The theme for 2016 was Migration. See More
Aug 19, 2016
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Feb 14, 2016
Othniel Smith is attending Chantal Erraoui's event

YOCA Open Day. at Butetown History And Arts Centre

August 8, 2015 from 2pm to 9pm
YOCA wants to welcome you all to its exciting event, it's free and we would love to welcome you all! There will be food as well as lots of performances.It's important we celebrate the achievements of each individual within the community and invite many more to come on the journey with us. EVERYONE is invited, so please don't hesitate to come along to Butetown History and Arts Center. The main part of the day will be between 16.00-18.00 p.m.Hope to see you there! See More
Jul 31, 2015
Othniel Smith posted a blog post
Jul 10, 2015
Othniel Smith might attend Hijinx Theatre's event

Extension-Cirque Inextremiste, Hijinx Unity Festival 2015 at The Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre

July 3, 2015 at 7pm to July 4, 2015 at 8pm
Extension - Cirque InextremisteWeston Studio, Fri 3 & Sat 4 July, 19.00Forget leotards and trapezes, France’s grittiest circus trio Cirque Inextremiste return to the Centre with gas canisters, scaffolding and heavy duty machinery in their brand new show Extension.Set high above a builders’ yard, three…See More
Jun 29, 2015
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Jun 10, 2015
Othniel Smith posted a blog post
Apr 28, 2015
Othniel Smith joined Rhian Lewis's group

Mother Courage and Her Children

MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDRENby Bertolt Brechtin a translation by John Willettrevised by Ed ThomasDirector: John E McGrathComposer & Musical Director: Dafydd JamesNational Theatre Wales returns to its birthplace in the south Wales valleys for the first production in its fifth season - a bold, anarchic  new version of Bertolt Brecht’s 1939 anti-war play performed in and around the Merthyr Labour Club. Hinterland creator Ed Thomas returns to the stage to adapt, NTW artistic director John…See More
Apr 17, 2015
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Mar 29, 2015
Othniel Smith posted a blog post
Mar 17, 2015
Othniel Smith might attend Tracy Spottiswoode's event

BFI NET.WORK Launchpad Screenwriter, Director Producer Labs at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff CF5 1QE

March 28, 2015 all day
Aspiring Film makers!  Apply for our LAUNCHPAD film makers’ event on 28th March at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.  We welcome applications particularly from those of BAME backgrounds or who have projects with BAME subject matter.  The event offers expert mentoring on your career or film project and will provide great networking opportunities with film and TV professionals and execs. N.B.  Applications for Writers & Directors Labs are on a first come first served basis provided you meet the…See More
Mar 16, 2015
Othniel Smith might attend Rhian Lewis's event

The Insatiable, Inflatable Candylion at Swalec Stadium, Cardiff

December 16, 2015 at 7:30pm to January 3, 2016 at 7:30pm
“A long time ago, In the Kingdom of Candy, a lion once roamed the streets...,Howled on the hour, whined on the minute, roared every second day of the year.” This Christmas, take a trip to Pixel Valley, a magical world filled with positive vibes, colourful, mixed up characters and badminton.   Come on an adventure with Polar Pear, Sledgehog, Cheffyl and the larger than life insatiable, inflatable Candylion… what will become of life in the valley when negative vibes take over the town?Musicians…See More
Mar 5, 2015
Othniel Smith posted a blog post

POOLVIDEO - international, cross-disciplinary collaboration.

The POOLVIDEO page on Vimeo.A collection of short videos made by an international, cross-disciplinary group of artists.Projection video, experimental moving image, video poetry, visual haiku, animation, music, photography...See More
Feb 26, 2015
Othniel Smith posted a blog post
Feb 14, 2015
Othniel Smith posted a blog post
Jan 27, 2015
Othniel Smith might attend Rachel Kinchin's event

Richard III at Wales Millennium Centre Roof Void

February 10, 2015 at 2pm to February 23, 2015 at 9:30pm
Where’s thy conscience now? The first ever full-scale theatre production to be staged in the Roof Void Space of Wales Millennium Centre. A ground breaking production to empower, inform, entertain new audiences, shake stuff up and inspire change. Who holds the power? An All-female production  10 – 23 February 2015 Matinees 11am & 2pm Evenings / Gyda’r Nos 7.30pm.…See More
Jan 26, 2015

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What I do:
A little more about me:
Eight episodes of "The Story Of Tracy Beaker", as well as episodes of "Kerching", "Hilltop Hospital" and "Tati's Hotel"; also plays and short stories for BBC Radio 4 and Radio Wales. "Say It" for Made In Wales/"It's My Shout" (2013).Stage plays include "Giant Steps" (Made In Wales - Chapter, Oval House, 1998); "Fight Of The Century (BBC Wales/Sherman, 2002); "See The Glory" (Talawa/Young Vic, 2008). Also co-author of "The Exquisite Corpse" (True/Fiction, 2007-2009). Short films include "Charismatic" and "The Key", as well as a continuing poetry video project on Vimeo.
Projects I’m working on:
Learning to become a community arts facilitator.
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"In Limbo" - an operatic aria

In Limbo from OTHNIEL SMITH on Vimeo.

An operatic aria composed by Carlijn Metselaar for Music Theatre Wales' "Make An Aria"…


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The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

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At 13:44 on October 6, 2014, Mathilde Lopez said…

Ahaha, your video message really made me laugh! When is your piece on next Sunday? Let me know, I don't want to miss it. M

At 8:48 on June 4, 2013, Gary Knowles said…

Loved The Want Of Intimacy Othneil

At 22:10 on August 8, 2011, Matthew Bulgo said…
Congratulations, Othniel. Thoroughly enjoyed. M
At 9:00 on July 18, 2011, alun howell said…
Can't make it on Wed because of prior meeting but very interested. Please let me know of any future meetings.
At 21:06 on April 29, 2010, Dominic Rai said…
hi Othniel - I agree not easy to get to unless you live in Ely. Please put me on writers list for events. Look forward to catch up soon.
At 11:10 on March 3, 2010, Lisa Parry said…
Hi, do you know what time the Kate McCall event is likely to finish? Best, Lisa.
At 14:37 on February 23, 2010, Alan Harris said…
Cheers Othniel, I enjoyed writing it. Hope all's good with you. Al
At 8:58 on November 6, 2009, Alan Harris said…
Cheers Othniel, hope you are well and hope to catch up with you soon, Alan x
At 10:30 on June 25, 2009, Deborah Powell said…
ThX ...

"Words are the voice of the heart."
At 15:37 on June 5, 2009, Matthew Bulgo said…
Aww, thanks Othniel. And thank you so much for coming. Sorry not to catch you afterwards.

Would love to hear any specific thoughts you might've had.

Hope all well with you


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