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NDCWales Summer School @ The Dance House

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Added by Kelly Barr on July 14, 2017 at 10:50 — No Comments

SAVE THE DATE: OPEN SPACE NORTH – Friday 24th Feb 2017

Open Space – no agenda, no plans, no boundaries… You decide the discussion.

‘How do we build on the recent momentum and successes for Dance in Wales?’

Location to be…

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Added by Kelly Barr on January 16, 2017 at 16:42 — No Comments

Watch AND Dance Folk - Special ticket and workshop package

Hi everyone - National Dance Company Wales are performing their final Autumn Tour dates at Dance House Cardiff next week (14-17 Nov). This is the last chance to see 'Folk' which is a beautiful piece by Caroline Finn.

To celebrate the end of the tour, we're putting on a special 2 hour workshop on Thurs 24 Nov which will be taught by the Company dancers! So you can…

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Added by Kelly Barr on November 14, 2016 at 11:09 — No Comments

Introducing... Nerida Bradley, Promoter for Light Waves Dark Skies by We Made This

My name is Nerida Bradley; I’m a 18 year old student from Scotland. I’ve moved down from Edinburgh to study Theatre and Drama at the University of South Wales. I’m really interested in new devised and written theatre, especially visual theatre and performance that approaches difficult issues in a more light-hearted manner.…

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Added by Kelly Barr on November 13, 2016 at 14:40 — No Comments

Introducing... Nerida Bradley, Promoter for Light Waves Dark Skies by We Made This

My name is Nerida Bradley; I’m a 18 year old student from Scotland. I’ve moved down from Edinburgh to study Theatre and Drama at the University of South Wales. I’m really interested in new devised and written theatre, especially visual theatre and performance that approaches difficult issues in a more light-hearted manner.…

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Added by Kelly Barr on November 13, 2016 at 14:32 — No Comments

Introducing... Paul Burgess, Designer for Light Waves Dark Skies by We Made This

The design process for Light Waves Dark Skies, like the overall devising process, was in two distinct parts. First of all, there was a very open research and development period, where we worked with Gabriel García Márquez’s short story Light is Like Water. This was effectively a starting point for a series of experiments and investigations into a set of themes including light and water, and what they have in common, as well as how the childhood imagination intersects with scientific reality……

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Added by Kelly Barr on November 7, 2016 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Introducing... We Made This

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Added by Kelly Barr on November 5, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Is confession good for the soul?

New writing company Invisible Ink, have spent the past two years carefully collecting personal stories for their new show The Terrible Things I’ve Done. Audiences in Bristol’s The Wardrobe Theatre and Chapter, Cardiff will enjoy stories that range from the toe-curlingly awkward to the downright heart-breaking, as the production navigates our fallible nature.

Invisible Ink thrust their audience to the front and centre of their productions. The audience’s experiences are integral to…

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Added by Kelly Barr on September 28, 2016 at 13:24 — No Comments

NDCWales: Calling all artists, photographers, sketchers and doodlers!

Did you know that you can watch, photograph and draw our dancers in class for free whilst we're on tour! 

It's a great opportunity to observe live, moving bodies to hone and enhance your skills. We also love to see what you have created during this open and informal session. 

You can come along to:

Pontio, Bangor, on Friday 16th September - 12.45pm - 2.15pm.

The Hafren, Newtown, on Thursday 10th November - 12.45pm -…

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Added by Kelly Barr on September 14, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Workshop Opportunities with National Dance Company Wales - Newtown

Added by Kelly Barr on August 22, 2016 at 9:23 — No Comments

Workshop Opportunities with National Dance Company Wales - Bangor

Added by Kelly Barr on August 22, 2016 at 9:22 — No Comments

TICKET OFFER: NTW TEAM MEMBERS

Melanie Wilson and FUEL present, Opera for the Unknown Woman, part of Festival of Voice at Wales Millennium Centre next week. 
£5 tickets are available for NTW TEAM members for the 8th and 9th June. 


You can book on the phone/front desk/website with the promo code SCIFISHOW (the promo code must be written in…

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Added by Kelly Barr on June 2, 2016 at 13:34 — 1 Comment

Maddy Costa to run a Theatre Club for Opera for the Unknown Woman, as part of FOV

Maddy Costa will be running a Theatre Club, after the 4.30pm Matinee of Opera for the Unknown Woman, on Saturday 11th June, at Wales Millennium Centre. 

More about Theatre Club: 

Inspired by the classic book club format, Theatre Clubs are a new way to experience unusual…

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Added by Kelly Barr on May 26, 2016 at 14:26 — No Comments

What's changed for girls in school. And what hasn't

Last Tuesday, at about 4.15pm, I left Eastern High School in Cardiff, feeling properly invigorated. Thanks to Eastern Chatter, a Full Circle initiative, I got to chat to a dozen or so girls of High School age, and I was blown away by their insight, experiences and bravery. 

I am currently working as Local Engagement Specialist for Melanie Wilson and Fuel Theatre, who are bringing Opera to the Unknown Woman to Wales Millennium Centre in June, as part of Festival of Voice. I…

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Added by Kelly Barr on May 17, 2016 at 10:19 — No Comments

Jem Treays: Reflections on Jem & Ella Rehearsals and family life

On the 8th and 9th of April, Jem & Ella will be performed at The Sherman. It received its first public performance on that same stage two years ago. It feels like a good time to take stock and reflect personally on the process of making Jem & Ella.

In Jem & Ella we now dance…

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Added by Kelly Barr on March 21, 2016 at 11:13 — 1 Comment

Sioe i bawb o bob oed, sy’n dathlu’r berthynas rhwng tad a’i ferch

Y gwanwyn hwn bydd cynhyrchiad Run Ragged Jem & Ella yn teithio o gwmpas theatrau ledled Cymru. Y perfformiad a’r coreograffi gan y tad a’r ferch, Jem Treays ac Ella Treays. Cyfarwyddwyd gan Paula Crutchlow.

Mae Ella wth ei bodd gyda bale ac mae Jem yn ddawnsiwr cyfoes a…

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Added by Kelly Barr on February 29, 2016 at 19:04 — No Comments

A celebration for Dads and their daughters of all ages

This Spring Run Ragged’s Jem & Ella will tour theatres around Wales. Performed and choreographed by father and daughter Jem Treays and Ella Treays. Directed by Paula Crutchlow.

Ella is mad on ballet and Jem is a professional contemporary dancer and theatre maker.

Jem…

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Added by Kelly Barr on February 29, 2016 at 19:01 — No Comments

Melanie Wilson & Fuel Present, Opera of an Unknown Woman

This Spring we are embarking on one of our biggest creative projects to date and a new phase in Melanie’s career, Opera for the Unknown Woman. This ground-breaking work will champion a new female voice for opera, exploring…

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Added by Kelly Barr on February 26, 2016 at 10:23 — No Comments

AFTER A TWO MONTH SELL OUT TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND, AWARD WINNING ‘HIRAETH’ TOURS SOUTH EAST ENGLAND

In the summer of 1989, a farmer’s wife gave birth to a baby girl. In this moment Buddug James Jones became heir to her family’s three hundred year old farming dynasty. Now as a modern young woman, Bud is desperate to change her destiny.…



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Added by Kelly Barr on February 11, 2016 at 13:18 — No Comments

Sherman 5 does London

‘People know, you’re my boy… You are safer here with me, than you have ever been’

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to Gary Owen’s ‘Iphigenia In Splott’ which premiered here at the Sherman in May, Sherman 5 arranged a visit to see Gary’s next play ‘Violence and Son’ at the Royal Court, London.

‘I was so impressed with Iphigenia in Splott when that was in The Sherman , so much so when the opportunity arose to see Violence & Son I…

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Added by Kelly Barr on July 22, 2015 at 14:10 — No Comments

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