March 2015 Blog Posts (106)

The Last Days of Laura K: A New Immersive Digital Mystery

Our friends at BBC Writersroom have just released an incredibly exciting and ambitious new piece of work online.  Working with leading UK writers and a top production team, The Last Hours of Laura K is a ground-breaking digital experience placing the audience at the heart of the story. Using 24 hours of footage from the fictional surveillance programme, SaturnEye, this is a disconcertingly intimate, unfiltered and impartial look into Laura’s last hours before her death. As Kate…

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Added by National Theatre Wales on March 31, 2015 at 13:01 — No Comments

Critical Chinwag in Cardiff coming up!

Going to see "Blavatsky's Tower", written by Moira Buffini, in Chapter on Wed 8th April, 8pm.



If you would like to come along and meet up with other TEAM members for some after show refreshments and a friendly chinwag about the production then book your place quickly!

In retun for your FREE ticket all you need do is participate in the informal discussion and review it online, by blogging, tweeting or both....whichever suits you best.



This is a piece about social… Continue

Added by Anna Shaw on March 30, 2015 at 17:06 — No Comments

Away With The Fairies....

... is now also available on Vimeo

https://vimeo.com/123570002

This short film has  been described as a 'bonkers mash-up of Midsummer Night's Dream and Blair Witch Project. Ukippers won't like it, matriarchists might. Have a look and see what you think.

Added by Terry Victor on March 30, 2015 at 16:36 — No Comments

Inviting all to participate

Calling all Creatives! Id like to invite you to participate in our new project. We are also looking for Welsh actors, please send me your CV if interested? 

 

PENDERYN

Found Arts are developing a new play about the workers uprising of 1831. This event resulted in the unjust hanging of Richard Lewis (Dic Penderyn) in Cardiff.

 

We are looking for anyone interested in local heritage, research and theatre to take part in the…

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Added by Carrie Ann-Newman on March 30, 2015 at 15:00 — 2 Comments

Mach-a-nory Story Competition

Story Writing Competition – Machynlleth Comedy Festival

Would you like to have your story performed at Wales’ finest comedy festival?  This year we are pleased to announce the very first Mach-a-nory Story night at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival, on Saturday 2nd May 2015.…

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Added by Kit Lambert on March 30, 2015 at 13:57 — No Comments

Call for International Artists - Summercamp 2015

SUMMERCAMP – 2015

WalesLab is National Theatre Wales’ (NTW) initiative for emerging artists and new theatre ideas and offers research and development residencies across the landscape of Wales year round. It supports artists at different stages of their careers to develop new ideas and collaborations across the country.

Summercamp, the highlight of the WalesLab calendar, takes 20 artists somewhere secluded for two weeks to explore ideas, form new collaborations,…

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Added by Simon Coates on March 30, 2015 at 10:10 — No Comments

Actors needed

When rescue from a zombie apocalypse takes longer than expected, the truth comes out in the flat where four friends wait to be saved.

We're looking for actors for this play. It is about 45-50 minutes long and the performances are at Cardiff YMCA (The Walk, near Newport Road) on 29th & 30th May, with a dress rehearsal on 28th.

The characters are two male and two female, all in their mid/ late twenties (although there is some flexibility with…

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Added by Jennifer Wilkinson on March 29, 2015 at 12:09 — 1 Comment

Happy 102nd Birthday to R. S. Thomas

To A Young Poet from OTHNIEL SMITH on Vimeo.

Added by Othniel Smith on March 29, 2015 at 11:05 — No Comments

Workshop Identity: A Story about Europe

"It is the specific details that are closer to universal truths", said Mathilde Lopez (Artistic Director of August 012) during the round table discussion following friday’s performance of Politics Explained to My Grandchildren: A Bildungsroman About Europe.  This idea of using minute aspects of personal stories to build larger ____ is integral to the W.I.S.E Project’s success. The aim of which is to create micro-histories of a community that will lead to a greater understanding of…

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Added by Jessica Andrews on March 29, 2015 at 1:32 — No Comments

Godspell UK Tour - Swansea

Due to a few people dropping out, I am looking to replace members of the ensemble who will be performing on-stage in Swansea Grand Theatre as part of the Godspell UK Tour.

At this late stage, I would welcome contact from people who either read music or are able to pick things up…

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Added by Catherine Jones on March 28, 2015 at 13:09 — No Comments

Juan More Show - Putting it all out there - The struggle of surviving in the arts.

Howwws Things? 

To start with I hope you're well.

Yes YOU, whoever YOU are.

I sincerely hope YOU are well and having a good time.

This is a blog…

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Added by Brent Morgan on March 27, 2015 at 19:56 — No Comments

#ntwbackstage - Farewell to Alfie

This week we say goodbye to the cast and SM team of Crouch Touch Pause Engage as they continue on the tour in ENGLAND!

We will see them on the way and at the Arcola Theatre in London.

We have 2 more shows in Bridgend tomorrow - there was a brilliant Post Show Discussion last night, which included Max Stafford-Clark, Robin Soans and Alfie himself.

Thanks all - Good luck on the tour!

Added by Fiona Curtis on March 27, 2015 at 17:55 — No Comments

HIJINX AT THE SENEDD 23 March 2015

THE MATTHEW PURNELL SHOW

 

Having been invited to the launch of the Hijinx Unity Festival 2015 programme I arrived at the Senedd, the venue for the launch, with plenty of time to spare. I didn’t however fully prepare for the degree of security that was necessary to endure to enter to the building. Pockets emptied, jacket and belt off I escaped triggering the magic eye as I entered the other side.

 

My face was a shade of perplexing purple as I grappled to keep…

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Added by CHRIS HOWELL on March 27, 2015 at 16:07 — No Comments

TEAM Choir - "The Cardiff Sound Collective" - Join us!

 We're pleased to announce the first TEAM Choir - "The Cardiff Sound Collective" is starting soon.

To join up, read up, or perhaps see how to start up your own TEAM Choir take a look at the event below:

http://community.nationaltheatrewales.org/events/team-choir-the-cardiff-sound-collective

Added by Ben Tinniswood on March 27, 2015 at 10:43 — No Comments

Monologue Slam UK - AUDITIONS

We have a very exciting announcement to make!

TEAM are getting together with Triforce to bring you Monologue Slam UK - The industry showcase for actors! 18th May- Cardiff

Want to perform?- Auditions are 11th April: You can book your audition slot here: http://goo.gl/VEHf3K…

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Added by Laura Fay Thomas on March 26, 2015 at 18:25 — No Comments

August 012 - Free Rehearsed Reading Tomorrow - W.I.S.E - The Scripts

Tomorrow afternoon 3 Actors and 10 participants all +65 will be performing 3 plays written from their words of their memories. What do they remember?

POLITICS TAUGHT TO MY GRANDCHILDREN

A Bildungsroman about Europe

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Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on March 26, 2015 at 14:19 — No Comments

#ntwbackstage - Job Opportunity - Ushers for Mother Courage and her Children



 

Job Opportunity

Ushers for Mother Courage and her Children – Paid role

 

We are looking for friendly and reliable TEAM members to be ushers for National Theatre Wales’s upcoming production Mother Courage and her…

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Added by Fiona Curtis on March 25, 2015 at 10:55 — No Comments

August 012 - Free Rehearsed Reading Friday - W.I.S.E - Writers

We have been given the pleasure of working with three exciting European writers, find out more about them here . . . 

Katja von der Ropp studied theatre research, German literature and politics in Berlin and Helsinki. She co­founded the theatre group BRAND (www.brandschrift.de) and works as freelance dramaturg and director since 2009 and as translator (Finnish­German) since 2012. With BRAND she realized several productions as…

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Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on March 24, 2015 at 23:13 — No Comments

#ChangeYourMind

Can we change your mind? …

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Added by Christopher Young on March 24, 2015 at 13:12 — No Comments

August 012 - Free Rehearsed Reading - W.I.S.E - Actors

Here at August 012 we have been getting stuck into the scripts for Friday's rehearsed reading at Chapter and playing with the space and light in true Mathilde Lopéz style. We are having a lot of fun developing and experimenting with the scripts with these three talented actors . . .

Robert…

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Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on March 24, 2015 at 12:20 — No Comments

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