For anyone interested in learning more about theatre and the arts in criminal justice there's a meeting this Thursday 31st March at 3 pm at the British Council Offices in Cardiff of the newly formed Prison Arts Network Cymru.
The aim of this gathering is to form a supportive network for artists working across Wales in prison and probation settings and to do what we can to support those who want to carry on a creative practice beyond prison.
If you'd like to know more send me…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2016 at 13:49
Seventy years on since the US dropped atomic bombs on the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and my friend Kyoko, who is from Hiroshima but now lives in Cwmtwrch, has begun to share her experience of what it was like for her family and community to live in the aftermath. She wants to share her story because she cannot bear the thought of it happening…Continue
Posted on August 19, 2015 at 17:00
Here's a link to an article about my new company Papertrail & the launch show Day to Go which opens tomorrow.
The show began it's life as a Wales Lab project and its been great to see it blossom. There's still a couple of tickets left for tomorrow's…Continue
Posted on April 4, 2014 at 9:40
Yesterday was our last Wales Lab day and Joanna, Ollie and I were joined by Alan Harris. It was really useful to have a fresh pair of eyes view the material created so far and chat about ways forward. Big thanks to Wales Lab and all the collaborators who have been involved in developing the work. It's been a treat to explore how this project might work and take time to figure out the best way to turn an inital idea into exciting theatre. The plan now is to work with Alan on developing the…Continue
Posted on January 4, 2012 at 14:33
It's been an interesting couple of days exploring the possibilities of the project with Ollie and Joanna. We started yesterday (in our lovely rehearsal space at Barry Memo) improvising and discussing characters and their stories. We then hopped on the no 95 to Ty Verlon industrial estate to meet Baz and Rhys who gave us a tour of their very own bus which is used to run arts projects with young people in Barry and Cadoxton. Then in the afternoon we met Marco and his dog Peroni who told us…Continue
Posted on November 23, 2011 at 19:44