Bare Knuckle Theatre Company


Bare Knuckle Theatre Company

Taking the performance out of performing.

The company opened for it's first performance on July 10th 2010 with A Midsummer Night's Dream. going from strength to strength, we've been lucky enough to build a solid reputation for excellence and work with some great people along the way.

Location: Cardiff
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Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2016

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Comment by Simon Riordan on May 10, 2013 at 5:35

Audition slots are now available for Bare Knuckle Theatre's next 
production, William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' to be performed at the Coal Exchange, Cardiff Bay.

To book an audition slot, just call or text Simon on 07817 502 397. 
Please book NOW as there are limited spaces.

DATE: 15 minute slots available between 14:00 - 18:00, Sunday 26th May 2013.
VENUE: The Gate (Dance Studio), Keppoch Street, Roath, CF24 3JW.
Please familiarise yourself with a Shakespearean/Jacobean monologue. 
Your choice of monologue is not limited to Hamlet, but should be 
relevant to the part you are auditioning for. You may also be asked to do some cold reading.
Those auditioning for Ophelia will also be asked to perform short song 
(of your choice) without accompaniment.
Please note that the role of Hamlet has already been cast.

"a slick and lively production", "An impressive début" and "well worth 
watching out for"
- Theatre in Wales (Review of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream')

"vibrant costumes, amazing music"
- The Sprout (Review of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream')

"wonderful", "flawless" and "a company to contend with"
- The Sprout (Review of 'Twelfth Night')

"intimate and powerful" and "stunning"
-Wales Online (Review of 'Closer')

"a superb ensemble piece"
- The Echo (Review of 'The Grandfathers')

- Ballyhoo (Review of 'The Tempest')

Performance dates:
12:00 and 19:30 Thursday, 29th August
19:30 Friday, 30th August

If you have any questions or you would like to audition but are unable to make the aforementioned date(s), please feel free to call us on the number provided or e-mail us and we'll try our best to accommodate you.

Break a leg!

Comment by Simon Riordan on October 5, 2012 at 1:21

Hey folks, we're still looking for movement ensemble to flesh out the storm and the celebration. If you fancy getting involved, fire us over a quick e-mail at (or find us on Facebook) and we'll sort something out. It's going to be a great show, make sure you get involved! x

Comment by Simon Riordan on September 25, 2012 at 14:03

Trying to cast The Tempest. Too many actors, not enough roles. 

Comment by Simon Riordan on August 23, 2012 at 0:57

Auditions for Bare Knuckle Theatre's next production; The Tempest, are now available!
E-mail us at for more details!
Book now as limited spaces are available.

Comment by Simon Riordan on May 4, 2012 at 1:53


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