Phil Croskin
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  • Aberystwyth
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Phil Croskin joined Rachel Kinchin's group
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Motherlode

Motherlode is a company dedicated to making ambitious theatre of the highest quality. Headed by director Rachael Boulton (Emerging Director National Theatre Wales) with composer Max Mackintosh (winner of best production at Wales Theatre Awards) and Emma Vickery we produce exciting work from Wales that speaks to worldwide audiences.Our work is created in the Rhondda Valley, just next to the Bwlch Mountain. Resident at the Park and Dare Theatre, built in 1914, one of Wales' still standing…See More
Jan 27
Phil Croskin joined Rebecca Knowles's group
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TRIONGL

TRIONGL is a Cardiff-based theatre company that works collaboratively to devise new pieces of theatre that engage with socially relevant themes.See More
May 16, 2016
Phil Croskin joined Ellie Carter's group
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Dirty Protest

Dirty Protest are dedicated to producing, developing and promoting new writing and the writers of Wales. We create exciting inclusive new theatre experiences to thrill audiences and extend the reach of new writing across Wales. We put gigs on in pubs, kebab shops, forests...We are currently touring Katherine Chandler's award-winning play Parallel Lines to theatres across Wales. Dirty Protest are Matthew Bulgo, Ellie Carter, Claire Hill, Catherine Paskell & Tim Price.  See More
Oct 20, 2015
Phil Croskin left a comment for Rachel Kinchin
"Any chance we can all have some more info re location for the work you are doing over the Bank Holiday? Many thanks Phil"
Apr 29, 2015
Phil Croskin commented on Rachel Kinchin's group Ar Waith Ar Daith
"Rachel, more of a clue please....mid wales is kinda big!"
Apr 29, 2015
Phil Croskin commented on Rachel Kinchin's group Ar Waith Ar Daith
"Give us a clue??"
Jan 12, 2015
Phil Croskin joined Rachel Kinchin's group
Jan 12, 2015
Phil Croskin left a comment for Caroline Sabin
"Caroline, I am responding to your entry re.Blood on the Snow. To be honest I was hoping there might be something for me as an actor......there isn't! Sounds a fascinating project which I would love to see.  Also, well done for paying the…"
Sep 8, 2014
Phil Croskin joined Martin Constantine's group
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LIVEARTSHOW

LIVEARTSHOW was founded by Martin Constantine, Harry Blake and Alan Harris. We are a company made up of writers, directors, composers, designers and choreographers coming together to create new theatre with music.LIVEARTSHOW produced its first show, a dance opera, MANGA SISTER, at The Yard Theatre. We returned to The Yard last Summer with the award nominated RHINEGOLD.We are currently developing a number of new projects including LIFE AFTER DEATH, with National Theatre Wales, and MANGA SISTER I…See More
Jul 20, 2014
Phil Croskin commented on Mandy Rose's event 'A Lost Boy'
"Thanks Mandy, think am now on a list! Phil C"
May 26, 2014
Phil Croskin commented on Mandy Rose's event 'A Lost Boy'
"If i can get a ticket???"
May 23, 2014
Phil Croskin is attending Mandy Rose's event
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A Lost Boy at Morfa Bay Adventure, SA334PJ Pendine, Carmarthenshire

May 23, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
"Happiness innocence and comfort are all distant memories. Neverland has been replaced by 'No Mans Land'. The First World War; the Great War has been ongoing for nearly three year.dreams have faded; all that remains is conflict. Hundreds of thousands have been conscripted; Men and boys. Britain's boy soldiers- 'Teenage Tommies' who are little more than children- are plunged into the nightmare of the trenches.  These boys have allegedly become men... but some children just don't want to grow up.…See More
May 23, 2014
Phil Croskin joined Rachel Kinchin's group
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Theatr na nOg

Theatr na nÓg was established in 1982 to produce theatre for a wide spectrum of audiences throughout Wales in a variety of venues and locations in both languages.The literal translation of Theatr na nÓg is theatre of eternal youth and this encapsulates the ethos of the Company by creating theatre that has the power to excite and engage audiences of all ages.The Company is a regular provider of main stage work throughout the country and continues to expand its portfolio of venues.Theatr na nÓg…See More
Mar 21, 2014
Phil Croskin commented on Rowena Louise Bernice Scurlock's blog post Older actor needed.
"philcroskin@fastmail.fm"
Mar 21, 2014
Phil Croskin commented on Rowena Louise Bernice Scurlock's blog post Older actor needed.
"Am interested in this. Right age with some experience. Live in Aberystwyth though! regards Phil Croskin"
Mar 18, 2014
Phil Croskin left a comment for National Theatre Wales
"Got a lot out of the workshop last Sunday, John. I hope you did too! Many thanks. Phil Croskin"
Mar 5, 2014

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What I do:
Trained at RADA and then spent most of my acting career in London. A mixture of work in the theatre, tv and commercials was enjoyed and, sometimes, endured. Also Equity Registered Fight Director . Have lived in Wales 7 years. Here being near Aberystwyth, West Wales.
A little more about me:
Am interested in working more in Wales now.
As an actor or a fight director or using these skills in other areas.
Location:
I live near Aberystwyth but am happy to work most places.
Projects I’m working on:
April 2016 Trinity St.David's,University of Wales.

The Easter Combat Course 2016 is now a regular event at Trinity.

Not only an opportunity to learn some stage combat skills but for the student to practice further their stage craft and physical skills

Spring 2014. Trinity St. David's, University of Wales. The Assassination of Julius Caesar and the mugging of Cenna are both used as vehicles to explore physical violence for the stage while using the language of Shakespeare.

Easter Combat Course 2014. A week long exploration of how to present violence on a stage.

Gang violence and their hierarchies were also explored at Trinity this year.

Small sword and Rapier & Dagger were also taught.


Also worked with Elise Davison at Trinity St Davids on physical conflict in Shakespeare with 2nd year BA students.

Hoping to be working on a feature film later this summer!!
Personal Website/CV:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-croskin-78b99910

Phil Croskin's Blog

Ensemble workshop last Sunday

I attended John McGrath's "Ensemble" workshop last Sunday.

Not only was it an opportunity to meet with a lovely bunch of actors of all ages and backgrounds; it was a treat to be taken through the basics of being an ensemble player by the director John McGrath.

Apart from being intelligent and intuitive, John has a calm, relaxed style which encouraged all of of us to be bold and creative, while being a team player.

I had forgotten how satisfying this process can be and…

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At 5:26 on November 30, 2013, Rogue'z Theatre Company said…

Hi Phil. Pop us an email at roguez-theatre@hotmail.co.uk and we'll send you all the information you'll need. Cheers Phil! Rogue'z

At 22:41 on October 23, 2013, Mia Sands said…

Hi,
I am a Newport Film student currently producing my second year experimental film. I have posted a discussion on the actors group for an open casting and the Director and I have also been looking through the group for actors who fit the brief. 
We are please to inform you that we are interested in you for one of the parts and would like to invite you to a casting this Friday at 5pm in the Newport University city campus NP20 2BP. If you are unavailable for this please let me know as we are aware this isn't much notice and so might possibly be holding another casting next week for those who can't make it. The brief is as follows:
The first brief is for a troubled Young Man having to care for his dying father, He is angry and confused about his father's bizarre, fatalistic behaviour and is, at first, not able to understand what his father is trying to tell him. He numbs himself through his obsession with horror films and alcohol and drug use. He is frightened and has no idea how to deal with what's happening to his dad, with whom he has never been able to communicate.
The second brief is for an Older Man who is suffering with pain, fear and hallucinations related to his oncoming death. He is trying to tell his son that he knows he will die soon and that there is nothing he can do about it but does so in an obtuse, confrontational way involving childish behaviour and too close-to-the-bone humour.
There is a pivotal scene where the 2 come to an understanding after a sort-of fight whilst the father is in the bath but refusing to co-operate. This will be quite physically demanding and require nudity from the Older Man.
Given that this is a student project, unfortunately we are able to pay expenses only but food will be provided on set everyday. It's a 3 day shoot from the 16-18th of November. Although this may be subject to change.
Please contact us if you have any questions. Also if you are able to attend the casting could you provide us with an email so that I can send you a copy of the script.
Many thanks,
Mia Sands
mia.ceinwen@hotmail.co.uk

At 0:18 on November 19, 2010, Gary Knowles said…
Its a long bike ride to Cardiff l love the place and work with so many ex graduates from the Uni in Aber. There is a lot of theatre and film work in and around Cardiff . I live 35 miles away and love it spend a lot of time at Chapter Ats Centre so get to see and appear in a lot of theatre and are blessed with having the RWCMD on the doorstep. Let me know when your around or in the city we can catch up.
At 18:52 on November 16, 2010, Gary Knowles said…
Hi Phil welcome to Wales hope all is going well and welcome to the Merry band lots going on so lets link up here and i I here of anything suitable will be in touch.
 
 
 

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