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Jun 5
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JOB: Hijinx Chief Executive

Hijinx are looking for a Chief Executive to follow on from the tenure of Clare Williams, who held the reins whilst the company went through a period of phenomenal growth and won a raft of accolades and awards, including The Stage International Theatre Award, Arts & Business Arts Award and The Welsh Charity of the Year for Outstanding Impact.Hijinx has its headquarters at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay but operates across Wales - with hubs in Prestatyn, Carmarthen, Aberystwyth…See More
Mar 21
Hijinx Theatre posted a blog post

JOB: Hijinx Chief Executive

Hijinx are looking for a Chief Executive to follow on from the tenure of Clare Williams, who held the reins whilst the company went through a period of phenomenal growth and won a raft of accolades and awards, including The Stage International Theatre Award, Arts & Business Arts Award and The Welsh Charity of the Year for Outstanding Impact.Hijinx has its headquarters at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay but operates across Wales - with hubs in Prestatyn, Carmarthen, Aberystwyth…See More
Mar 20
Hijinx Theatre posted a blog post

HIJINX TRAINING COORDINATOR: SOUTH WALES

Exciting new opportunity to work with Wales’ award winning inclusive theatre company Hijinx HIJINX TRAINING COORDINATOR: SOUTH WALES The Coordinator will be engaged 4 days a week from Monday- Thursday and be based at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: • Assisting learning disabled Hijinx Academy Actors and Drama Foundation students in daily classes • Setting monthly targets for Academy actors • Conducting quarterly and annual reviews of Academy…See More
Oct 23, 2018
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Advanced Forum theatre training at Central Cardiff

October 6, 2018 to October 7, 2018
Want to develop your skills in forum theatre? We are holding advanced forum theatre training on the 6-7 October. This course is suitable for those who have some experience of forum theatre and will be facilitated by Cardboard Citizen founder Adrian Jackson. We have six spaces available at a cost of £150 for the weekend. To secure your space please email: info@hijinx.org.ukSee More
Sep 5, 2018
Hijinx Theatre posted a blog post

Cardiff University Medical School Seeking Diverse Role Play Actors - Paid Opportunity

A note from our friends at Cardiff University Medical School…Cardiff University, School of Medicine is seeking actors of all ages to deliver training in communication skills for our undergraduate medical students. We have always aimed to make cases for our students diverse but have struggled to recruit actors that represent the diversity of our local population. Actors work with our students in role play settings, portraying a wide range of clinical scenarios. In particular we would like to…See More
Aug 1, 2018
Hijinx Theatre posted blog posts
Jul 27, 2018
Charlotte Gallimore joined Hijinx Theatre's group
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The Hijinx Residencies

Hijinx Residencies are a fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the most well respected theatre companies working in the UK today. Sharing their expertise over week-long workshops, companies such as CompliciteFrantic AssemblyPunchdrunk, …See More
Jun 2, 2018
Gruffydd Evans joined Hijinx Theatre's group
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The Hijinx Residencies

Hijinx Residencies are a fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the most well respected theatre companies working in the UK today. Sharing their expertise over week-long workshops, companies such as CompliciteFrantic AssemblyPunchdrunk, …See More
Oct 24, 2017

Profile Information

What I do:
A professional theatre company making provocative, contemporary theatre that tours the world.
A little more about me:
Hijinx productions always include actors with learning disabilities and the ability of these effortlessly talented performers is at the heart of every performance.

This inclusive style of theatre highlights the skills and raw talent of people who are often overlooked in today’s society and provides them with a platform to create and perform stunning theatre alongside actors without disabilities.
Location:
Cardiff
Projects I’m working on:
HIJINX ACADEMIES
Hijinx Academies provide the only professional performance training course in Wales for actors with learning disabilities.

More than 70 actors with a range of impairments including Downs Syndrome, Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome have been trained through academies in Cardiff, Carmarthen, Aberystwyth, and Prestatyn.

HIJINX ACTORS
This accessible casting website represents Hijinx actors to theatre, TV and film industries and enables them to have further employment opportunities and greater financial independence.

HIJINX BUSINESS TRAINING
Specialist communications training is offered to all public-facing staff who regularly encounter learning disabled and other vulnerable customers with communication challenges.

Uniquely it is delivered by learning disabled trainers, supported by a Hijinx facilitator, and is always interactive, energetic and creative. This pioneering approach has earned awards for both clients and Hijinx.

HIJINX UNITY
The Hijinx Unity Festival showcases a remarkable range of international inclusive and disabled performances and is one of the largest inclusive arts festivals in Europe and the only one of its kind in Wales.

HIJINX ODYSSEY
This much loved, non-professional community theatre group sees disabled and non-disabled actors performing together as equal partners. Every year Odyssey produces a Christmas show at Wales Millennium Centre, supported by a professional production team.
Personal Website/CV:
http://www.hijinx.org.uk
Twitter @username:
@HijinxTheatre

Hijinx Theatre's Blog

Call out for puppeteers in Meet Fred, a Hijinx production in association with Blind Summit.

A cloth puppet fights prejudice every day. Fred just wants to be part of the real world, to get a job and meet a girl, but when threatened with losing his PLA (Puppetry Living Allowance), Fred’s life begins to spiral out of his control.

Meet Fred is an adult theatre show with a puppet as its main character. Performed by a cast of 7: 3…

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Posted on June 5, 2019 at 14:06

Galw am bypedwyr ar gyfer Meet Fred, cynhyrchiad Hijinx ar y cyd â Blind Summit.

Mae pyped clwt yn ymladd rhagfarn bob dydd. Unig ddymuniad Fred yw bod yn rhan o’r byd go iawn, cael swydd a chwrdd â merch, ond pan yw’n wynebu’r bygythiad o golli ei LBP (Lwfans Byw Pypedwaith) mae bywyd Fred yn dechrau ffrwcsio’n lân ac yntau’n colli rheolaeth ar y bywyd hwnnw.

Sioe theatr i oedolion gyda…

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Posted on June 5, 2019 at 14:00

JOB: Hijinx Chief Executive

Hijinx are looking for a Chief Executive to follow on from the tenure of Clare Williams, who held the reins whilst the company went through a period of phenomenal growth and won a raft of accolades and awards, including The Stage International Theatre Award, Arts & Business Arts Award and The Welsh Charity of the Year for Outstanding Impact.

Hijinx has its headquarters at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay but operates across Wales - with hubs in Prestatyn, Carmarthen,…

Continue

Posted on March 20, 2019 at 12:08

HIJINX TRAINING COORDINATOR: SOUTH WALES

Exciting new opportunity to work with Wales’ award winning inclusive theatre company Hijinx

HIJINX TRAINING COORDINATOR: SOUTH WALES



The Coordinator will be engaged 4 days a week from Monday- Thursday and be based at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.



Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Assisting learning disabled Hijinx Academy Actors and Drama Foundation students in daily classes

• Setting monthly targets for Academy actors

•…

Continue

Posted on October 23, 2018 at 11:57

Cardiff University Medical School Seeking Diverse Role Play Actors - Paid Opportunity

A note from our friends at Cardiff University Medical School…

Cardiff University, School of Medicine is seeking actors of all ages to deliver training in communication skills for our undergraduate medical students. We have always aimed to make cases for our students diverse but have struggled to recruit actors that represent the diversity of our local population. Actors work…

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Posted on August 1, 2018 at 9:17

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At 16:06 on March 1, 2013, Sean Jones said…
My first friends on national theatre Wales! Thank you! And I should mention I play guitar xx
At 14:58 on December 15, 2011, Jen Thornton said…

Hi Ness, 

A blog post is definitely a good idea, and I would post about it in the relevant Group to. For this one that's probably the Creatives group, or maybe Producers. Or both! If you pop it on a blog post I can feature it and it will be on the front page for a while then. 

Jen

 
 
 

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