August 2017 Blog Posts (43)

Edinburgh Fringe FOUR YEARS ON

Hello,

I'm Charlie Hammond. I was a NTW TEAM member from some time around 2011-2013/4. But as Catrin Rogers, Press and PR Manager for NTW, reminded me when we met as this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival: 'Once a NTW member, always a NTW member'. 

So here is a suitable self-indulgent but possibly interesting post about my journey from Cardiff 2013 to Edinburgh 2017, via the West Midlands, Paris, and Manchester.…

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Added by Charlie Hammond on August 31, 2017 at 0:00 — 1 Comment

CASTING BREAKDOWN. New work from NTW and QUARANTINE.

Casting Breakdown: A new performance piece from National Theatre Wales and Quarantine

 

National Theatre Wales (NTW) is collaborating with leading UK contemporary theatre company, Quarantine, to create a new piece of performance for the NTW’s  next season.

 

The production will look at ideas related to language and migration - with a focus on the relationship between ‘voice’ and identity and the…

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Added by Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish on August 30, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

OPPORTUNITY to pitch your idea for a new musical !

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments have announced 15 BEAM pitching days around the UK to find ideas/new musicals in development for inclusion in our BEAM industry showcase (1st and 2nd March 2018 at Theatre Royal Stratford East), the first of these is happening in Cardiff on 30th September at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and we'd love Welsh writers to come along and pitch their ideas for new musicals to us.

All the information about pitching -…

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Added by James Hadley on August 29, 2017 at 15:06 — No Comments

Life in a Small-Scale Theatre Company - Bells of Santiago (a request!)

Here's a request: does anyone have an old wooden ladder or step-ladder that we can borrow for this schools' project that ends on September the 15th? Adrian and Sonia x

Added by Adrian Metcalfe on August 29, 2017 at 12:44 — No Comments

Life in a Small-Scale Theatre Company - Bells of Santiago

In conjunction with Swansea Arts and Education, The Swansea Festival and The Welfare in Ystradgynlais, we are working on a new theatre piece aimed at Key Stage Two pupils charting the history of the famous Bells of Santiago - brought to Swansea after tragedy in 1863 and returned after tragedy in 2011. This is a new piece in our continued relationship with Swansea's Theatre-In-Education Programme. As well as a public performance in The Welfare, we will be visiting Pontlliw, The Hafod,…

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Added by Adrian Metcalfe on August 29, 2017 at 12:42 — No Comments

Pop-up Theatre South West Wales

This Autumn Span Arts have three exciting shows coming to South West Wales all of which will be well worth a watch! …

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Added by Diana Ford on August 28, 2017 at 19:47 — No Comments

A Dance in The Dark

Edge Theatre needs an experienced director for a new drama ‘A Dance in the Dark’ Two hander with a voice over. Character and plot driven. One hour in length. Venue t.b.a but in South Wales or Swansea.

Contact cymro56@msn…

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Added by alun howell on August 28, 2017 at 18:23 — No Comments

OPPORTUNITY! Calling Poets, Dancers, Musicians and Performers

Calling Poets, Dancers, Musicians and Performers

India/Wales Exchange

Fio is looking for 4 mixed discipline artists to participate in an India Wales R&D residency.

From 27th November - 10th December 2017, Welsh artists…

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Added by Fio on August 27, 2017 at 20:30 — No Comments

NEW PERFORMANCE/NEW WRITING - Swimming Birds - Dino Rovaretti

Come see my new show!

It's my end of MA show so it's free - it'll be lush to share with you before I take it out on the waters...…

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Added by Dino Rovaretti on August 26, 2017 at 13:02 — 1 Comment

Making a real difference with Gypsies, Roma & Travellers in a climate of anti-gypsyism

We exist to ensure that Gypsy, Roma & Traveller communities, their children and young people live in a more open, tolerant society where they are accepted. We believe that the people best-placed to affect change for Gypsies, Roma & Travellers are Gypsies, Roma & Travellers. We are 100% Gypsy, Roma…

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Added by Isaac Blake on August 24, 2017 at 14:01 — No Comments

**Residency Opportunity**

NDCWales are delighted to announce that once again we are able to open our residency offer to Wales based dance artists.

Residency Dates: 23-27th October

The residency, held at the Dance House in Cardiff offers creative artists the opportunity to use…

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Added by Sarah Chew on August 24, 2017 at 13:56 — No Comments

“Stories of Health and Wellness: Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Communities in Wales”

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company launched a report for our “Stories of Health and Wellness: Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Communities in Wales” project. The event took place on 27th April 2017 at 10:00am at the Pierhead Seminar Room, Pierhead Building, National Assembly for Wales,…

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Added by Isaac Blake on August 24, 2017 at 13:47 — No Comments

Opportunity to create a Fun Palace at NTW HQ / i creu 'Fun Palace' mewn pencadlys NTW

 

Do you want to turn our Cardiff shopfront into your community Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October?

 

If you’ve got the ideas, we can give you the space (See images below). We’ll also provide you with TEAM support, equipment and a budget of £100 to help you make it happen.

 

Don’t know what Fun Palaces are yet? Then read all about how to make one…

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Added by Ben Tinniswood on August 24, 2017 at 13:45 — No Comments

Maternity Cover Opportunities at NTW/ Cyfleuoedd Cyfnod Mamolaeth gyda NTW

National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint two highly motivated and energetic individuals for the following vacancies.

 

Communications Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of the day-to-day campaigns in support of the Company’s activities and in helping to deliver an innovative, ambitious and visionary Communications Strategy. The Communications Coordinator is also responsible for overseeing the…

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Added by Hannah John on August 22, 2017 at 13:52 — No Comments

Me Myself and I

Well hello pawb! Hey Everyone! 

So I’m Sean – NTW’s brand new Comms Assistant  - I tend to answer to any of the following….Sean, Kenny, SKenny, Kenneth, K-Dawg, new options always welcome….

I’m a twenty something year old from Bridgend who is half Welsh and half Irish! (No funny accents please – I reserve them for myself)

For the past 3 years you would have found me down in Cardiff Bay at the Armadillo that is WMC playing the role of Jack of All Trades, or to be precise –…

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Added by Sean Kenny on August 22, 2017 at 13:32 — No Comments

GALWAD AM GAST - Hijinx Odyssey

MAE GRŴP THEATR GYMUNEDOL SYDD Â’I BENCADLYS YNG NGHAERDYDD YN CASTIO AR GYFER EI SIOE NADOLIG!



Ydych chi’n frwd am berfformio?

Mae Odyssey Hijinx, grŵp theatr gymunedol sefydledig ar gyfer perfformwyr sydd ag anableddau, a heb anableddau, yn…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on August 22, 2017 at 12:21 — No Comments

We're Still Here has begun!

Hello! I’m Yasmin, an Actor from Port Talbot, and I am so, so happy to have just joined the team at NTW for their new project! I’ve only just started up as the Local Promoter for “We’re Still Here”, a NTW & Common Wealth collaboration!

The play is set and staged in Port Talbot and focuses on the Save Our Steel (S.O.S) campaign which came about in response to the threat of the closure of the Works – it was written by Rachel…

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Added by Yasmin Williams on August 19, 2017 at 13:33 — No Comments

Come and join the Butetown Carnival Parade

Added by Gavin Porter on August 19, 2017 at 10:50 — No Comments

Producer wanted - The Intergalactic Caravan

The Intergalactic Caravan is an older persons clowning project, funded by The Newbury Corn Exchange Theatre, 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space and the Arts Council, England.

Working with a group of over 30 older people (the youngest was 60, the oldest 72) I spent three weeks turning an old caravan into an intergalactic spaceship and creating an immersive clowning show that also utilised binaural sound design and virtual reality. The full show piloted at Boomtown Festival in Winchester…

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Added by Kristoffer Huball on August 18, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

CASTING CALL - Hijinx Odyssey

Do you have a passion for performing?

Hijinx Odyssey, a well-established community theatre group for performers with and without disabilities, is recruiting budding actors to join its ranks for this year’s Christmas production of Second Star to the Right at Wales Millennium Centre (30 Nov - 2 Dec 2017).…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on August 17, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

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