As one song still echoes along the seafront, we head to the hills to start another…
Fresh from a rapturous, resounding final performance session at Barry, we arrive in Brecon to set the stage and introduce ‘Before I Leave’ to a new choir.
With ooos, ahhhs & eees, vocal stretches and warm welcomes give-way to booming first renditions and enthusiastic explorations of the new material. Engaging with poetry and expression in the early Spring sunshine,…Continue
Posted on March 15, 2016 at 9:44
Ladies and gentleman, introducing your warm-up act for the evening, the fringe to the fast-approaching Before I Leave festival…
Since the outset of 2016, we’ve been hard at work on a side-project to the main #NTWBefore performance… I’ll Sing this Song. Led by the playwright Patrick Jones, funded by the Baring Foundation and run through National Theatre Wales TEAM.
The project sets out to be an echo of the…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2016 at 12:17
A 'Stop-the-presses' Newspaper record of my Artist* of the day experience – including idea-generation sketches, stage-by-stage photographs and a Twitter timeline. A big thanks to everyone who got involved with tweets, pics and painting – interactions both digital and physical.…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2013 at 12:37
As part of my Artist* of the Day we looked to get hands-on and collaborate in the creation of a large-scale typographic illustration. Using the poetry of Hassan Panero and referencing traditional Somali hand-painted signage – the artwork looked to promote the culture, spirit and community engagement that is a key element of #NTW23 De Gabay. Painted live in the National Theatre Wales Castle Arcade 'shop-window' throughout the day……Continue
Posted on January 24, 2013 at 10:30 — 1 Comment