March 2013 Blog Posts (87)

"Coming To Terms"

Coming To Terms from OTHNIEL SMITH on Vimeo.

Added by Othniel Smith on March 17, 2013 at 10:05 — No Comments

Review - Pornography by Hinge Productions


Hinge Productions

13th - 15th March

Director/Designer: Chelsey Gillard

Producer/Assistant Director: Chloe Jenkins

Stage Manager: Gabriel Burke

Cardiff Met's new Drama Society, Hinge Productions, debuted this week with an ambitious production of the complex and controversial play, 'Pornography' by Simon Stephens.

'Pornography' is a play that explores a number of characters' lives in the run up to the announcement of London's… Continue

Added by Harriet Hopkins on March 17, 2013 at 0:00 — No Comments

Emergence Walk Swansea


EMERGENCE WALK Swansea Tomorrow!!

Are you an artist interested in the role of arts in society in terms of creating a life sustaining future without f***ing up the planet?

Sunday 17th March Start 10am (Finish time in Mumbles around 3pm and then bus back. Return transport not provided) 

Are you interested in meeting other artists with an interest in sustainability, social change, activism, ecology and well-being? This…


Added by Fern Smith on March 16, 2013 at 13:20 — No Comments

Omidaze Productions seeking short scripts for Lunchtime Theatre

Omidaze Productions are currently seeking 30 minute scripts for Lunchtime Theatre Project in Cardiff from new and established Welsh/Wales based writers. We actively encourage scripts from female writers. Please send scripts to or contact for further details and/or postal address.


Added by Yvonne Murphy on March 15, 2013 at 20:18 — No Comments

Skill Swap

Thank you everyone who attended Skill Swap last night at The Pot Café. It was great to meet everyone and see lots of swaps taking place. This month’s Skill Swap saw people offering welsh translating/lessons, musicians, acting, baking, barista, directing, composing, a voice studio, photography and more.

Thanks TEAM for providing all the help to put this event on!

We will hopefully be…


Added by Emma MacNab on March 15, 2013 at 18:46 — No Comments

New audition date for The Adventures of Sancho Panza

We are looking for a male actor (age non-specific) to join the company of The Adventures of Sancho Panza, written by Glenys Evans and directed by James Williams, for our early summer UK tour. The suitable actor will be able to sing and play the guitar to a high standard, have an interest in devised theatre and in working inclusively, and be able to drive.

Rehearsals commence on 29th April. The show will open during the week of 13th May and will tour until the 29th…


Added by Hijinx Theatre on March 15, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Awkward Turtle Flips The Bird

The audition invitations have gone out for Notional Theatre's latest work. Lots of acceptances in already. Looking forward to a couple of hard work-days ahead :-)

Added by Liz Gardiner on March 15, 2013 at 16:17 — No Comments

Dyled Eileen. Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru.

Dyma ddolen i fy adolygiad o Dyled Eileen, cynhyrchiad diweddaraf Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru.

Added by Rachel Morgan on March 15, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Join the My Theatre Matters Campaign

Follow the link to My Theatre Matters and tell everyone how importnat your local theatre is.

As councils try and cut their budgets more and more often they are looking at theatres as an easy saving.  Westminster has just cut its funding, the Brewhouse in Taunton has just had to close and there will certainly be more.

Join the campaign and tell people why…


Added by David Evans on March 15, 2013 at 10:14 — No Comments

A journey North to workshop.

Hi everyone

After a stint of video blogs I thought I would put a text based one up as you might be sick of the sight of me.

So the past weekend I headed to North Wales to lead a workshop in Criccith. Now any one who has tried to get to North Wales from Swansea will know how crazy your route is by rail but none the left after heading off Friday morning I was in Bangor Friday evening waiting for my National Express coach to take me on the last leg of the journey.…


Added by Brent Morgan on March 14, 2013 at 17:28 — No Comments

Community and Theatre - the Process Debate.

It was interesting to read Lyn Gardner’s blog in The Guardian today on community theatre and how we judge it, inspired partly by the fact that, sadly, she had not enjoyed NTW’s recent production De Gabay at all.

Her main question was whether we should judge…


Added by National Theatre Wales on March 14, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Omidaze Education seeking an assistant for Shakespeare Summer School

The Summer School is running at Chapter Arts Centre and in Penarth. Please see for details

Added by Yvonne Murphy on March 14, 2013 at 13:01 — No Comments

Oh wonders, Kneehigh are coming to Cardiff...

In a few weeks the wonderful wonderful Kneehigh are in town with STEPTOE AND SON - 

“joyously entertaining” “uniquely poignant” and “a must for any theatregoer”

They're at the Sherman from April 9th - 13th - go go go go go

Added by Lucy Davies on March 13, 2013 at 11:32 — 3 Comments

Anglesey Adventures Part 2

It's now our third day in Anglesey, where we're meeting people, finding out more about the area and getting ready to share the month of June with the island in our third NTW Residency. This week we're here with the team from HoiPolloi, who are creating the Hugh Hughes production Things I Forgot I Remembered, and we've been to visit the two show venues - Theatr Fach and Ucheldre Arts Centre - to find out a bit more about how they work and how we can work with them. 

Anglesey is also…


Added by Jen Thornton on March 13, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments

Tokyo Rehearsal Diary 2: From Jetlag to Cityscapes

Here's the cast for The Opportunity of Efficiency - from left to right, Haruka Shibuya (playing Jennifer Field), Kosuke Toyohare (Ken Lomax), Shu Nakajima (Mr Grant), Reiko Tajima (Mrs Grant), Yuko Miyamoto (Iffy Scott) and Yusei Tajima (no relation to Reiko, playing Jasper Hardy).  In the pic, everyone's at a cast meal celebrating completion of the first week of rehearsals,…


Added by National Theatre Wales on March 12, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

Family friendly arts - with ITC, TMA and more

There's a move afoot to try to engage even more (and better) with families - and as part of that the ITC, TMA and other artform lead organisations (like VAGA and ABO) have joined together to form a consortium. They're going to do several things:

- share headline information from their research around triggers to and barriers for engagement by families in the arts

- co-ordinate a programme for a Family Friendly Arts Festival later in the autumn (Oct/ Nov 2013, and again in…


Added by Laura H Drane on March 12, 2013 at 12:52 — No Comments

‘Debate and Celebrate’ this Friday 15th March

Just a reminder that there will be an event at Ten Feet Tall, Cardiff this Friday to reflect upon NTW’s Production of ‘A Provincial Life’ adapted and directed by Peter Gill from the short story by Chekhov.


The afternoon will start with a debate on ‘What made it special’ – with a focus on directing and acting Chekhov and will end in the sharing of stories, questions, observations and anecdotes from the Production itself.


If you want to take part,…


Added by Julia Thomas on March 12, 2013 at 10:13 — No Comments

Taster Performance Tomorrow

Bread & Goose are testing some performance ideas for our new show The Incurable Imagination of Anthony Jones on Tuesday afternoon (12th March) outside the Wales Millennium Centre. We'll be testing some moments out on the Roald Dahl plaza, and we'd love to have an audience. If you're free, then stop by and say hello between 4-5pm.

To see the whole show, book a ticket for the Incubator Evening at WMC this coming Thursday 14th March - 7pm start, and only £6 a ticket…


Added by Alison Neighbour on March 11, 2013 at 20:01 — No Comments

Anglesey Adventures Part 1

This week the Comms team are joining HoiPolloi and producer Lisa in Anglesey for a research trip to find out more about the area in advance of Things I Forgot I Remembered, our Hugh Hughes project which will be staged in Llangefni and Holyhead this June. Catrin and I have just driven up, the 'pretty way', and spent the way…


Added by Jen Thornton on March 11, 2013 at 16:11 — No Comments

Dr Franken-Design

Hello NTW people!

Just to keep my Google-It-Ic's all well and good please read my tin blog about Dr Franken-Design.

Mary Shelly will roll in her grave...

Added by Justin Teddy Cliffe on March 10, 2013 at 22:49 — No Comments

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