March 2020 Blog Posts (17)

Cosh 2019, by Dan Turner

Gypsy Maker 4 Artwork Narration

Cosh 2019, 90 cm x 60 cm x 10 cm, wood, Perspex and foam by Dan Turner

“My work has become not only a journey to learn about my own culture, but also a way to integrate my identity and my art practice. I am interested in how human life can be defined and archived through made objects. I want to explore how…

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Added by Isaac Blake on March 30, 2020 at 13:10 — No Comments

Female Stagehand: Equality….But Not Really

Working for the entertainment rigging company enables me to listen to many interesting and inspirational stories from stagehands and theatre technicians. Their first-hand experiences usually show that the industry should have done more to create a safer and better working atmosphere that encourages all enthusiastic people to enter the industry.

This is a story by a behind-the-scenes female stagehand, working in a male-dominated…

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Added by Iky Tai on March 29, 2020 at 23:30 — No Comments

A curious hello... |  Helo chwilfrydig...   From our new Artistic Director | Gan ein Cyfarwyddwr Artistig newydd

Hello.



My name is Lorne and I have the great pleasure and privilege to be the new Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales.



I started in the job last Monday and, as I’m sure you can imagine, it has not been quite the beginning I had envisioned. On that first Monday we had to take the very difficult and painful decision to postpone a whole swathe of work: our…

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Added by National Theatre Wales on March 27, 2020 at 18:16 — No Comments

Gypsy Maker 4 Artwork Narration

Pani Kekkavva (Kettle) Rose 2019, 160 cm x 59 cm x 0.5 cm by Cas Holmes

“The works I produced for Gypsy Maker4 are influenced by the time that I have had to reflect on my Romany heritage. I am interested in the commonalities we all share as people, the need for a place of our own, and for family and food. With migration, and changes in our…

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Added by Isaac Blake on March 27, 2020 at 10:09 — No Comments

UK CHILDREN’S COMPETITION SUMMER 2020

UK CHILDREN’S COMPETITION SUMMER 2020

1st Prize: £50 vouchers, 2nd prize: £30 vouchers, 3rd prize £15 voucher, 4th prize £5 voucher

This competition is open to all ages up to 16.

CREATE A SAFETY POSTER FOR GYPSIES, ROMA & TRAVELLERS- to help Gypsies, Roma and Travellers keep themselves safe from coronavirus

The…

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Added by Isaac Blake on March 26, 2020 at 13:31 — No Comments

Theatre in the time of Corona

Shakespeare wrote King Lear in plague quaranti... yeah, we know, thanks Twitter!

Of course, Will didn’t have facebook, rolling news, Netflix, Ticktock, Pornhub (who’ve rolled out the faintest of silver linings and made their premium service free in Italy), Instagram, podcasts or any pets that we know of. And there was almost certainly a woman providing the sustenance, housekeeping and encouragement while he settled in to write another play about a king.



So if your social…

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Added by Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish on March 18, 2020 at 11:00 — No Comments

Theatres in shutdown

We at Small World Theatre have closed to the public, Not only have visiting acts cancelled decimating a great programme of shows and events, a straw poll of audience members and event providers concur that as Government advice is to avoid theatres there will be no audience to buy tickets. A predictable response. As we are not ACW supported, have no core funds to sustain us we face a very uncertain period. We really wish to carry on and get back up running when this virus is under control. As…

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Added by Bill Hamblett on March 18, 2020 at 10:06 — No Comments

NTW Opportunity - Head of Development (Maternity Cover) /Cyfle NTW - Pennaeth Datblygu (Cyfnod Mamolaeth)

National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint an experienced, senior Fundraising Consultant required to join the company on a part-time fixed-term basis to bridge and support a period of maternity absence.  There may be longer term involvement subsequently to provide additional support if and when the development team needs.



Fee: Negotiable based on experience

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be…

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Added by Hannah John on March 18, 2020 at 9:42 — No Comments

Hail Cremation! Cancellation / Canslo

In light of the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel all performances of Hail Cremation!



The health and wellbeing of our cast, crew, staff and audiences is our central focus and in the light of current public health guidance we feel it is no longer feasible to go ahead with the run of performances.



We will be contacting everyone who has bought a ticket with options to receive a refund or credit for future NTW…

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Added by National Theatre Wales on March 17, 2020 at 10:28 — No Comments

HAIL CREMATION! OPEN DRESS REHEARSAL / HAIL CREMATION! YMARFER GWISG AGORED

Newbridge Memo, Newbridge

Saturday 21st March 2020, 19:45

 

National Theatre Wales welcome all to join us for an open dress rehearsal of our new show, Hail…

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Added by Sophie Lewis on March 12, 2020 at 14:09 — No Comments

Residencies at the Dance House for Welsh and Wales-based dance artists

National Dance Company Wales will be offering two residencies for Welsh and Wales-based dance artists at the Dance House in June.  The residency offers free space and the chance to show work in progress at the end of the process.  The aim is to support professional dance artists to research new choreographic ideas, develop new collaborations or advance work already in…

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Added by Sarah Chew on March 11, 2020 at 11:08 — No Comments

Cyfnodau Preswyl yn y Tŷ Dawns ar gyfer artistiaid dawns Cymreig a'r rhai hynny sydd wedi eu lleoli yng Nghymru

Cwmni Dawns Cenedlaethol Cymru yn cynnig dau gyfnod preswyl ar gyfer artistiaid dawns Cymreig a'r rhai hynny sydd wedi eu lleoli yng Nghymru ym mis Mehefin. Mae’r cyfnod preswyl yn cynnig man am ddim i arddangos gwaith sy’n mynd rhagddo ar ddiwedd y broses. Y nod yw cefnogi artistiaid dawns proffesiynol i ymchwilio i syniadau coreograffig newydd, datblygu cyweithiau newydd,…

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Added by Sarah Chew on March 11, 2020 at 11:07 — No Comments

NTW Opportunity - Front of House Supervisor / Cyfle NTW Goruchwylydd Blaen Tŷ

We are looking for a friendly, reliable and confident individual for the role of Front of House Supervisor for National Theatre Wales’s upcoming production Hail Cremation!, at Newbridge Memo. Performances are from Saturday 21st March (open dress rehearsal) – Saturday 5th April 2020.

For more information please visit our wesbtie -…

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Added by Hannah John on March 11, 2020 at 10:11 — No Comments

Galwad am Feirdd! TEAM NTW gyda The Roundhouse a Voicebox Wrecsam

GALWAD AM FEIRDD!

RHAGRAS SLAM WRECSAM – PARTNERIAETH RHWNG

TEAM NTW gyda Voicebox A THE ROUNDHOUSE LLUNDAIN.

Yn un o uchafbwyntiau calendr y Roundhouse, mae'r 'Slam Barddoniaeth' yn ôl. Nawr yn ei 14eg flwyddyn, mae'r slam yn cynnig cyfle i feirdd ifanc, 18-25, o bob cwr o'r DU gystadlu am deitl Pencampwr y Slam wedi'i gynnal yn eu prif ofod ynghyd â gwobr gyntaf o £500. Eleni, rydym yn falch iawn o…

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Added by Naomi Chiffi on March 10, 2020 at 12:55 — No Comments

Poet Call Out! TEAM in collaboration with The Roundhouse & Voicebox, Wrexham.

 

POET CALL OUT - YOUNG POETS AGED 18-25!

WREXHAM SLAM HEAT – NTW TEAM with Voicebox, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ROUNDHOUSE LONDON.

One of the highlights of the Roundhouse calendar, the Poetry Slam is back. Now in its 14th year the slam offers young poets from across the UK the chance to compete for the coveted Slam Champion hosted in their main space plus a top prize of £500. This year we are…

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Added by Naomi Chiffi on March 10, 2020 at 12:43 — No Comments

It's My Shout Director Callout

DIRECTOR APPLICATIONS 2020 - NOW OPEN - BBC CYMRU WALES & S4C

Are you an aspiring film director who’s passionate about film making? We are on the lookout for new directing talent to direct a Short film for BBC Wales or S4C.

We are looking for DIRECTORS who :

● Have a working knowledge and an understanding of the film making process.

● Are team players, that can motivate and develop a shared vision.

● Are creative thinkers, able to…

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Added by It's My Shout on March 2, 2020 at 16:24 — No Comments

NTW Opportunity - Community Director / Cyfle NTW - Cyfarwyddwr Cymunedol

We’re looking for a Community Director!

 

We are pleased to announce that we are currently looking to appoint a Community Director to work on our major 2020 production Balloon Girl.

 

What is a ‘Community Director’ at NTW?

We have worked with a number of Community Directors. They work closely with the Director(s) of our productions supporting them to realise the vision for the work and lead on the recruitment, management…

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Added by Hannah John on March 2, 2020 at 12:03 — No Comments

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