Guy O'Donnell's Blog (115)

Get the chance to be a Theatre Critic with Motherlode and the Coliseum, Aberdare.

Interested in theatre, dance, visual art, gigs, poetry, film and more?

Want to access a free workshop which will give you an insight into the role of a critic?

Then, this is for you! The workshop and open rehearsal will be BSL supported. It…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on June 2, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Please support Deaf Theatre Club at Sherman Theatre

Deaf Theatre Club at Sherman Theatre has been selected by the Co-op, supporting our work to increase access at Sherman Theatre. Please support this project at the link below. Thanks

https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/6076…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on April 13, 2017 at 7:37 — No Comments

Get the Chance have been announced as runners up in the Celebrating Diversity Award at the national 2017 Epic Awards organised by Voluntary Arts.

 

 

 The Epic Awards were set up in 2010 by Voluntary Arts, an organisation that works across the UK and Republic of Ireland to promote participation in creative cultural activities. They celebrate the amazing contribution voluntary-led creative groups make…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on March 22, 2017 at 11:22 — No Comments

Please vote for Get the Chance in the Epic Awards!

Congratulations to the team of voluntary critics from Get the Chance who have been shortlisted for an Epic Award. Get the Chance is the host organisation for Young Critics Wales, Community Critics Wales and 3rd Act Critics. 

Their aim is to

"Create…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on February 7, 2017 at 20:22 — No Comments

Are you a venue, company, promoter, creative, volunteer or critic? Why not join our Creative Citizens Cymru network?

Are you a venue, company, promoter, creative, volunteer or critic?



Why not join our Creative Citizens Cymru network?



Perhaps you are a new artist who needs some feedback? Or you might be a company working in a new venue? You may work at a venue with limited audience development capacity? Do you want to develop links in your local community? Does your venue or company or art form not get a critical response? How about supporting local volunteers who can become…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on January 29, 2017 at 19:46 — 2 Comments

Get the Chance to learn how to be a critic with Take Part at Venue Cymru this Saturday

Interested in theatre, dance, visual art, gigs, poetry, film and more?



Want to access a free workshop which will give you an insight into the role of a critic?

Aged16-100?



Then, this is for you!

What’s…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on January 11, 2017 at 20:15 — No Comments

The Get the Chance team choose their must see cultural events in 2017!

In this article members of Get the Chance choose a range of productions and events they are looking forward to in 2017.…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on January 9, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

We are interested in your views on Creative Citizenship

Get the Chance is a social enterprise that supports the public to access sport and cultural activity. Our members are Creative Citizens. We are interested in your views on Creative Citizenship, please contribute to our survey to widen our knowledge of this field of learning. Thank You.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FMFB7D6…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on January 1, 2017 at 17:55 — No Comments

Deaf Theatre Club supported performances this Saturday at the Sherman Theatre

Deaf Theatre Club supported performances…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on December 15, 2016 at 8:21 — No Comments

National Theatre (England) - Programmer, Talks & Events (Adult Learning) closing date this Monday!

National Theatre  - Programmer, Talks & Events (Adult Learning)
The National Theatre is recruiting for a Programmer, Talks and Events (Adult Learning).
Talks & Exhibitions is a new team, part of the NT’s wide-reaching learning programme which aims to inspire and develop skills through theatre, enabling people to discover, explore and deepen…
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Added by Guy O'Donnell on November 13, 2016 at 13:09 — No Comments

2 Free networking events for, critics, venues, funders, promoters, ambassadors, volunteers, advocates, workshop leaders and more!

2 Great Networking Events
Saturday 12 November, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.
BSL Supported…
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Added by Guy O'Donnell on November 6, 2016 at 8:51 — No Comments

Vacancy Sherman 5 Admin Assistant at The Sherman Theatre

SHERMAN 5 ADMIN ASSISTANT

£17,250 per annum (pro rata) 

16 hours per week 

Fixed Term to October 2018

The project, Sherman 5, was launched in 2014 and is gathering momentum all the time. We require an administrative assistant to provide support to the Sherman 5 programme of work, liaising closely with the Sherman 5 Coordinator to ensure the delivery of a wide ranging programme of audience development initiatives, specifically targeted at disadvantaged…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on September 8, 2016 at 5:28 — No Comments

An interview with Theatre Designer Bethany Seddon

Get the Chance project coordinator Guy O'Donnell recently Got the Chance to chat to Theatre Designer Bethany Seddon

An interview with Theatre…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on August 1, 2016 at 12:16 — No Comments

New online magazine website, Get the Chance, An Interview with playwright Tony Wright, reviews of Miramar, Billy Elliot, Festival of Voice, NDCW and more!

Get The Chance is a social enterprise based in South Wales, working to create opportunities for a diverse range of people to experience and respond to sport, arts, culture and live events. Get The Chance uses its online magazine website as a platform to showcase its activity. The website…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on June 19, 2016 at 16:15 — No Comments

Interview Jukebox Collective

I recently got the chance to speak to Liara Barussi Company Director and Zoe Munn Development Manager from the brilliant Jukebox Collective to discuss their work to date and future plans, you can check out the article at the link below.

"We attract a…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on November 24, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Supporting new audiences with Christmas Quackers at Sherman Cymru

Hi I run a new project at Sherman Cymru called Sherman 5. Sherman 5 supports new audiences who are identified as facing disadvantage to see productions at the theatre.

For the Sherman 5 performances of Sherman Cymrus…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on January 9, 2015 at 19:26 — No Comments

Theatre Critics of Wales Awards Announcement

Young Critics are still involved in the Wales Theatre Awards (formally known as the Theatre Critics Wales Awards) however we are no longer organizing the event.

The baton has been handed over to the well respected Arts and Travel journalist Mike Smith and his brand new Wales Theatre Awards.

May we take this opportunity to wish Mike and the team the very best of luck with Januarys awards and say a huge thank you to all the artists and companies who supported Theatre Critics of…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on December 21, 2014 at 14:27 — No Comments

Previews and parties at Sherman Cymru

Sherman 5 members were lucky to see the first preview performance of Arabian Nights on Friday 5 December. Amanda Ifill and her family are all members of the scheme and arranged for their daughter Shakira to…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on December 12, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

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