October 2013 Blog Posts (124)

8 Things I Loved In Treorchy

Our Made in Treorchy residency has now come to an end, so by way of a round-up (and with a nod to Buzzfeed) here are my favourite things about Treorchy, The Park & Dare and our month there: 

1. The Cafés

Hot Gossip and Cosy Café are just two of the brilliant, friendly establishments on Treorchy's high street that serve excellent lunch. The town has a bustling, exciting high street and you can pop into any shop and…

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Added by Jen Thornton on October 31, 2013 at 16:35 — 2 Comments

Anyone want to help The Cardiff Story Museum celebrate Christmas?

Hi,

 

We're keen to celebrate Christmas this year by introducing some live theatre / performance / story telling into our galleries.

 

Therefore if anyone / any groups are looking for a unique and interesting space to perform or would like to get inspiration from our galleries and re-interpret our stories in new ways please get in touch.

 

Many thanks

 

Lucie

Added by The Cardiff Story Museum on October 31, 2013 at 15:17 — 8 Comments

Shudders is tomorrow!

If you don't have anything to do for tomorrow night, come along to Blackwood Miners Institute to see two brilliant short plays! The dress and tech run was today, and it looks incredible.

Do something a little different for Halloween this year! Go on, surprise yourself.

Added by Cory Anne Shipp on October 30, 2013 at 20:12 — No Comments

An invitation to in-between-ness

I met the very wonderful Karen Heald last night as an introduction to my up-and-coming training with her on the Artists as Learners course at Oriel MOSTYN Llandudno. Just wanted to say thanks so much TEAM for your invaluable support - I'll keep you posted here when I start on 19th Nov.  In the meantime, please pass along Karen's invite to her show at …

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Added by Jan Miller on October 30, 2013 at 1:57 — No Comments

They’ve left the building….

I started my first blog by saying National Theatre Wales’ had taken over the building…. Now that they’ve left I feel a longing for them to return.

The residency which lasted a month was, for me, one of the busiest, jam-packed four weeks I’ve witnessed at the theatre. Granted, I’ve only been here for just over a…

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Added by Thomas Tudor Jones on October 29, 2013 at 23:58 — 2 Comments

English Touring Theatre want to know what's your favourite English language play?

Hi NTW Community,

As part of their 21st Birthday celebrations English Touring Theatre Company are asking what is your favourite (English language) play? 

I cast my vote on Friday and it took me about half an hour of deliberating to finally decide . . . My favourite play isn't written originally in English and so I knew couldn't vote for it. So I started to consider all of the British playwrights who I admired Mark Ravenhill, Shakespeare, Sarah Kane, Tom…

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Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on October 29, 2013 at 17:01 — No Comments

Likely Story looking for a stage manager for Christmas Tour

Likely Story Theatre are looking for a touring stage manager. 4 weeks. Equity Minimum. Touring Wales but based out of Cardiff.  Fun show. Brilliant Company. 25th Nov - 23rd Dec. Must have full clean driving licence. Please visit our website likelystory.org.uk for more information on the company and email us for a full brief if your interested. email Hazel and Ellie @ info@likelystory.org.uk

Added by Hazel Anderson on October 28, 2013 at 18:47 — No Comments

Young Critic's Review - Shh!

Shh!

Sue Williams and Roy Campbell-Moore

Wales Millennium Centre, Weston Studio

13th Oct 2013…

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Added by Chelsey Gillard on October 28, 2013 at 18:21 — No Comments

Tiny Games

In our first year, National Theatre Wales created a show called The Beach with Hide & Seek. Hide & Seek are a games company who make playful and interactive experiences ('games') for all sorts of different reasons, ranging from corporate development to pure and simple fun. 

Earlier this year they…

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Added by Jen Thornton on October 28, 2013 at 13:19 — No Comments

A Queer Christmas- Part 2

So we're now four weeks into the second stage of the project which are the queer community workshops.

The sign-up was great and we were able to get participants for all workshops so it kicked off with a positive bang- the choir started learning their first Christmas song, the acting group started to improv, the writing group started creating characters and thinking of narratives, the filmmakers got straight into filming, dancers are dancing and artists are…

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Added by Bethan Marlow on October 28, 2013 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Parallel Lines is coming...

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Added by Anna Poole on October 27, 2013 at 23:58 — 1 Comment

Live Stream Team

Here is the team behind the live stream of the Treorchy Assembly, - Katherine has noticed the camera

Added by David Evans on October 27, 2013 at 0:49 — No Comments

Treorchy - Kyle's Painting

This stunning image was painted by Kyle on the back wall of the stage at the Park and Dare for Saturday Night's assembly.     If you did not make it this is the only way you can see it as it was painted over by…

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Added by David Evans on October 27, 2013 at 0:30 — 1 Comment

MYTHS AROUND ‘GYPSY CHILD STEALING’ BY DR ADRIAN MARSH

Dr Adrian Marsh Researcher in Romani Studies said: ”The revival of the mediaeval myths around ‘Gypsy child stealing’ again point to longevity of these stereotypes through periods of historical crisis. Romani history is punctuated by outbreaks of violence and generalised…

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Added by Isaac Blake on October 26, 2013 at 18:44 — No Comments

Somali week 2013

Me and Ali Goolayad had a great time in London, performing at Somali week. There were plenty of Somali stars and stars in the making such as prince abdi (comedian) Aar Maanta (singer) with his band which consisted of two French guitarist A Nigerian drummer and a British drummer. Two young female poets from london and Birmingham who Were brilliant (Ruqayah) and the other ones name was Aisha There were some very influential hard working girls who have made two short films, one which we got to… Continue

Added by Ahmed I Hassan on October 26, 2013 at 17:32 — 6 Comments

Scrooge and gang in 21st century!

Just letting you know about an exciting new adaptation of the classic Dicken's story 'A Christmas Carol' mixing dance, dark drama, comedy and music.

Come and see Ebs Scrooge, Jake Marley, Robert Cratchitt with Emma Scrooge and Lisa Marley at the Stwdio Theatre, Chapter Arts Centre on Dec 18th/19th/20th and you'll see the latest in new acting talent throw their hearts into the part, drag the characters into the 21st Century and come at the audiences emotions like a runaway express…

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Added by Dean Scurlock on October 26, 2013 at 16:14 — No Comments

The Moving Poems Website

American writer Dave Bonta runs the Moving Poems website, which is worth investigating, for those who are interested in investigating the art of the poetry film.

Includes some of mine, but they're easily avoidable.

Added by Othniel Smith on October 25, 2013 at 17:08 — No Comments

ROUGH JUSTICE New Theatre, Cardiff 24 October 2013

              There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience.…

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Added by CHRIS HOWELL on October 25, 2013 at 15:54 — No Comments

Pitch Radio Writing Commissions...a reminder!

Pitch Radio Writing Commissions...expressions of interest by NOVEMBER 5TH 2013!!!

ANNOUNCING 12 PITCH NEW WRITING COMMISSIONS FOR RADIO. PITCH TO THE POWER OF 3...is an Arts Council Wales funded project which allows us at Pitch to commission new content for our arts and culture radio programme. We are currently looking to commission 12 new written…

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Added by John Rowley on October 25, 2013 at 14:35 — No Comments

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