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Seeking composer for original youth led musical

We are on the lookout for a Welsh Speaking composer to lead the musical element of the creation of an original bilingual musical being developed by a team of professional artists and young people. Our vision at Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company is to make awkward and brave theatre by, with and for young people. Young people have been asking to make a musical for the last 7 years and we now have the funding thanks to Arts Council Wales to do it. If you are interested in finding out more please…

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Added by Sarah Jones on September 20, 2016 at 12:28 — No Comments

Seeking Youth Arts Manager!

P/T Temporary Youth Arts Manager

(0.8ft equivalent, 29.6 hours per week)



£27,862.28 Pro rata (Actual £22,289.82)

 

 

Youth Arts Manager

Are you enthusiastic about young people’s futures and the role the arts can play within them? Do you have the skills, commitment and experience to lead the development and operations of a busy…

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Added by Sarah Jones on July 6, 2015 at 12:15 — No Comments

Dream Space needs dynamic artists/leaders to inspire young change makers!

At Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company we are currently running a range of Community Action Projects (CAPS) as part of our Big Lottery Funded Dream On programme. Within these projects different groups of disadvantaged or marginalised young people are supported to make a change to a community they feel part of through the arts. Current project include exploring mental health with young carers and the need for Trans issues within Personal and Social Education with Trans young…

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Added by Sarah Jones on January 14, 2015 at 10:14 — No Comments

Youth Arts Network Sharing Day in Llandudno October 18th

Llofnodwch am gyfle i rwydweithio a rhannu sgiliau Celfyddydau Ieuenctid! Dosbarthwch neu anfonwch y wybodaeth hon ymlaen at eich rhwydweithiau a’ch cysylltiadau eich hun, ac ymddiheuriadau os ydych yn derbyn yr un peth sawl gwaith o sawl cyfeiriad.

 

Sign-up for a Youth Arts networking and skill-sharing opportunity!  Please circulate or forward to your own networks and contacts, with apologies for…

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Added by Sarah Jones on September 30, 2014 at 13:52 — No Comments

Are you an emerging writer or producer?

We want to hear from emerging writers and producers as we are considering making an application to BBC Performing Arts Fund for a year long paid development opportunity. Are you interested in writing or producing theatre with, for or by young people? If so please send us a CV and covering email to sarah@messupthemess.co.uk explaining what your motivations for working alongside young people are. To find out more about us go to…

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Added by Sarah Jones on August 7, 2014 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Are you a stage manager or events producer who can help change young peoples lives?

YTEP Events and Training Co-ordinator

Are you enthusiastic about young people’s futures? Do you have the skills, commitment and experience to support young people to promote and run events in the community? Mess Up The Mess’s Youth Training and Engagement programme will up skill young people within the world of…

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Added by Sarah Jones on May 13, 2014 at 13:15 — No Comments

Travel bursary for World Festival of Theatre for Children and Young People in Warsaw

TYA-UK 18th ASSITEJ WORLD CONGRESS AND FESTIVAL TRAVEL

BURSARY

Join TYA UK on an International visit to the 18th ASSITEJ World Congress and Festival

taking place in Warsaw, Poland in May 2014. Over 20 international productions and

regional showcases, seminars, workshops and symposiums will be taking place offering…

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Added by Sarah Jones on February 10, 2014 at 15:24 — No Comments

Networking Day for Arts Professionals Who Work with Young People

Llofnodwch am gyfle i rwydweithio a rhannu sgiliau Celfyddydau Ieuenctid! Dosbarthwch neu anfonwch A fyddech cystal felly â dosbarthu neu anfon y wybodaeth hon ymlaen at eich rhwydweithiau a’ch cysylltiadau eich hun, ac ymddiheuriadau os ydych yn derbyn yr un peth sawl gwaith o sawl cyfeiriad.

 

Sign-up for a Youth Arts networking and skill-sharing opportunity!  Please circulate or…

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Added by Sarah Jones on February 10, 2014 at 15:09 — No Comments

Queer Times- Searching for team including Community Project Manager and Production Manager

We are currently looking for key members of the team for this exciting project being headed up by writer and theatre maker Bethan Marlow.

Christmas is a time when communities naturally come together, it’s also a time when people are looking to participate in a festive event and it’s also a time that many, many people feel very lonely. It’s the perfect time for a ‘Queer Times Christmas Show’.

 

Instead of it being on the stage we want to bring it back onto the…

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Added by Sarah Jones on April 5, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Search for young actor aged 14-16 to take part in tour of Click by Dafydd James

We are struggling to find 1 final young make actor aged 14-26 to take part in Click by Dafydd James. Sadly last years actor can't be involved this summer and we have a newly drafted adapted script, a fab cast and crew and some great venues but are 1 actor short!

The young person needs to be…

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Added by Sarah Jones on July 20, 2012 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

Casting help needed for great youth arts project inc Cantonese young women (18-25)

This summer we are re-touring last years successful play for young audiences 'Click' written by Dafydd James and inspired by young people we have worked with on a series of creative challenges from NZ, Australia and Hong Kong as well as groups across South West Wales. 'Click' explores how young people use the internet; the barriers disadvantaged youth face and the masks we all wear in different aspects of our lives. It is a very funny, moving and accessible play that young audiences and…

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Added by Sarah Jones on May 22, 2012 at 19:30 — 1 Comment

Interactive Youth Theatre Practioners Sharing Day- March 3rd (sign up or offer some workshop content)

We are a group of Youth Theatre practioners who have gathered together to look at the needs of the sector in an informal setting. We want to share practice together. The first of these sharings will be hosted at Sherman Cymru on March 3rd from 11am - 5.30pm.



We only have 40 places available so please RSVP on here as soon as possible. We are trying to organise this with very little capacity and are using on-line bookings to…

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Added by Sarah Jones on February 16, 2012 at 16:58 — No Comments

Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company seeking young male actor for tour of new Bethan Marlow play 'Hidden'

Company: Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company, www.messupthemess.co.uk

Role: Andy 16 year old young carer of alcoholic mother

Rehearsals: Begin Feb 20th

Tour: March 10-28th across South West Wales, 2 Irish venues

Fee: Approx £450 a week

Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company are currently seeking a male actor  to play Andy an angry 16 year old boy growing up in a dysfunctional…

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Added by Sarah Jones on February 8, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Click by Dafydd James

Here at Mess Up The Mess Theatre company we are getting ready to present our latest production ‘Click’ at theatres across South Wales this September.  ‘Click’ is an exciting ground breaking play written by Daffydd James. Alongside young people from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Wales he has created a piece of theatre about communication across the internet, social boundaries, relationships and trust.  All of the young people from across the globe have worked together on creative… Continue

Added by Sarah Jones on August 17, 2011 at 19:36 — No Comments

Facilitator Training!

Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company LTD.  Will be running 3 days worth of exciting workshops for graduates and professionals who have an interest in facilitating workshops.  The workshops will deal with all aspect of facilitation, from planning to delivery and methods of engagement.  They will be held on the 24/25/26th of June @ Ammanford Miners Theatre and are funded so no need to worry about money! Limited places remain, call 07966294188…

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Added by Sarah Jones on June 1, 2011 at 10:37 — No Comments

Who do we contact to get involved?

Hi Passion People,

 

Who do we contact to get involved in this exciting project? I'm the AD of 'Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company' which is a professional theatre company that creates theatre with and for young people. Our key areas are Carmarthenshire and Neath/Port Talbot. We work with all sorts of groups of young people from diverse groups and would be keen to get involved.

 

Looking forward to hearing from you,

 

Sarah Jones

Artistic…

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Added by Sarah Jones on January 29, 2011 at 2:56 — No Comments

MUTM Apprentice Theatre Project Presents 'Kindling'

Kindling: A brand new production by the young people of Mess Up The Mess

Apprentice Theatre Company!



" I can't believe that I am the one getting all the blame. What have I done wrong? The fire in their

eyes....the lightening in their voices. I have to get out, I have to go

somewhere on my own'"



The young people people of Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company's Apprentice… Continue

Added by Sarah Jones on September 19, 2010 at 16:26 — No Comments

Musicians/Stage Managers Needed

Do you know any musicians/drummer/percussionists who would be interested in working on a play in 3 days with young people who are passionate about global issues?

Do you also know any stage managers who would love to share their skills with young people not in education or training?

If the answer is yes spread the word to them and/or ring Sarah on 07966 294188 or e-mail messupthemess@hotmail.co.uk

Added by Sarah Jones on August 5, 2010 at 12:58 — No Comments

Mess Up The Mess needs inspiring theatre makers who enjoy working with young people

Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company are looking for bi-lingual directors, technicians, workshop facilitators and stage managers who have a passion for creating theatre with young people. We are particularly interested in those who enjoy working with harder to reach groups of young people or have worked in a training capacity at some point. During the summer and early autumn we will be delivering…

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Added by Sarah Jones on May 28, 2010 at 13:57 — No Comments

Strangers International Youth Theatre Project is reaching out across South West Wales

The Strangers 2 project builds on our success with the Strangers International Youth Theatre project in 2007 but this time we will be empowering young people from not only Brynaman but also wider Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Powys and Pembrokeshire to create an original piece of theatre with young people in Hong Kong, NZ and Australia! We are looking for any organisations working in these areas with disadvantaged or marginalised groups of young people who would benefit from engaging in an exciting… Continue

Added by Sarah Jones on May 21, 2010 at 9:41 — No Comments

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