Added by Anastacia Ackers on May 28, 2020 at 16:30 — No Comments
Dream a Little Dream For Me by Emily Laurens
I have been living with dreams for 3 weeks now. Other peoples dreams. I dream about dreams. Other peoples nightmares have given me nightmares. In Wales May is a time when the veil between worlds is thin, Calan Mai, May Day Eve, is ysbryd nos, a spirit night, much like…Continue
Added by National Theatre Wales on May 28, 2020 at 13:30 — No Comments
At the border of a near-future Britain ravaged by climate collapse, a desperate refugee/outlaw/partisan is interrogated over his actions through the early 2020s, accused of Past Crimes Against Contemporary Humanity.
COVIDEO is an anthology web series written and recorded within households under lockdown.
Added by Lawrence Quilty on May 27, 2020 at 11:52 — No Comments
It's been a wonderful week seeing the responses to Go Tell The Bees Mission 1 – our sunflower make!
On Wednesday, Key Stage 3 pupils at Cynffig Comprehensive School in Bridgend celebrated World Bee Day by taking on the mission. Their beautiful creations are displayed in the galleries below!
They have also kindly shared their PowerPoint - a brilliant resource which gives a handy breakdown of the mission. Huge thanks to all of the pupils and teachers and…Continue
Added by Sophie Lewis on May 22, 2020 at 17:30 — No Comments
As you may have seen by now, NTW is one of the signatories of an open letter from a network of U.K. theatre companies to the freelancers who are the lifeblood of all our work. To find out more from us or to register your interest, email me at…Continue
Added by Dylan Huw on May 21, 2020 at 16:27 — No Comments
COVIDEO is an anthology web series written and produced from home by Cardiff creatives under lockdown. Each 20-30 minute episode tells a stand-alone story from the indoors, either darkly comedic in feel or just plain dark.
In 'Episode One: Sell the Sooth', an advertising agency's call-out for creatives is answered via video call by a soothsayer. This first story is now live on YouTube with further…Continue
Added by Lawrence Quilty on May 21, 2020 at 13:32 — No Comments
Please tell us about the play, and what it is about
Constellation Street takes place over the course of one night in Cardiff, between midnight and dawn. It follows the story of four characters - a pub landlady, a taxi driver, a school teacher and a young girl - who are all stuck in their own personal purgatories. Their past actions are weighing on them heavily and they’re desperate to find a way of moving forward. This one particular…Continue
Added by National Theatre Wales on May 15, 2020 at 12:28 — No Comments
Happy #DylanDay - you can still catch CAITLIN on the BBC. It’s a physical and powerful duet exploring relationships, addiction, jealousy, and infidelity.
(photo by Warren Orchard)…Continue
Added by Laura H Drane on May 14, 2020 at 7:30 — No Comments
Just before the lockdown our Agents had been working on their projects for eight weeks. They had developed a plan, budget and schedule for delivering their projects. There were four projects that were about to happen:
Added by Gavin Porter on May 14, 2020 at 6:14 — No Comments
Added by chris durnall on May 12, 2020 at 9:54 — No Comments
Devised Educational Theatre on the importance of social distancing as well as supporting those who are isolated and vulnerable.
Suzi MacGregor and Myself, Angharad Tudor. are both multi-disciplinary performers from West Wales, who have found ourselves back in their hometown of St David's during the Covid-19 lockdown. We…Continue
Added by Angharad Tudor on May 1, 2020 at 11:00 — No Comments
I wanted to write something about ‘Ripples’ as I feel this play has been on its own dramatic journey from the original idea to where it is today in its newfound digital form. I got the commission back in August 19 from RWCMD and Sherman Theatre to write a play as part of ‘New 2020’ thanks to the support of Philip Carne. I was away in Bulgaria at the time, the sun was shining and I was really excited about beginning a new…Continue
An open zoom session to support thinking re organisational stabilisation funds from ACW: https://arts.wales/stabilisation-fund-for-organisations
The zoom will be hosted and chaired by Laura Drane, and led by Pauline Burt (CEO, Ffilm Cymru Wales) with Neil Cocker (entrepreneur with a background in music and tech, founder of Cardiff Start) and…
Added by Laura H Drane on April 24, 2020 at 15:23 — No Comments
The Agency is a creative entrepreneurship programme for young people aged 15-25, from the Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown areas of Cardiff with ideas that need to happen. We provide training, support, funding and advice from industry professionals, to develop passions into a project that benefits local communities.
The programme is led by our Agency Coordinator, Gavin Porter, a film and theatremaker from…
Added by National Theatre Wales on April 24, 2020 at 12:04 — No Comments
This week, we welcomed Rhiannon Boyle to the National Theatre Wales team, and we wanted to take a moment to properly say hello to Rhiannon, and introduce her to you all!
You may remember Rhiannon was announced as the inaugural winner of 2019 Wales Writers in residence, an initiative between BBC Cymru Wales, BBC's Writers Room and National Theatre Wales, which offers the winning writer the opportunity to…Continue
Added by Rhian Richards on April 24, 2020 at 11:53 — No Comments
**Updated post to include link to this page https://www.grantsonline.org.uk/coronavirus.html which will show you who is currently accepting applications***
We know many people are now finding themselves having to apply for funding, which may be new to them.
We only have a small department of two people, but we would like to offer our support and advice for people seeking funding in the…Continue
Added by Esther Morris on April 23, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments
Tasks are set by Volcano's Artistic Director Paul…
Added by Claudine Conway on April 20, 2020 at 13:30 — No Comments
Well it's looking like we're in for the long haul lockdown - we hope everyone's staying safe & well.
Like everyone else Mercury Theatre Wales are having to adapt our plans, so here's our news:-
We'd like to thank Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru / Arts Council of Wales for supporting our forthcoming Homelessness R&D project.
Despite the lockdown, our project will still be starting in May and we'd like to hear expressions of interest for the following roles:-…
Added by Bethan Morgan on April 18, 2020 at 14:58 — No Comments
Free, drop in meetings of #ProducersPlace coming up this week and next, for those in/of Wales.
We'll be discussing ACW's emergency and stabilisation schemes for individuals and organisations, and more:
Fri 17th 2pm
Fri 24th 2pm
Sun 26th 8pm
These will be via Zoom - DM/email me for the link. All welcome.
Added by Laura H Drane on April 13, 2020 at 20:10 — No Comments
Gypsy Maker 4 Artwork Narration
Coshtis 2019, 90 cm x 60 cm x 10 cm, wood, Perspex and foam by Dan Turner
“As an artist, my work has not always been concerned with my heritage although it has always been informed by being born into a family of makers and a vibrant visual and craft based culture. As my practice evolved I slowly came to…Continue
Added by Isaac Blake on April 13, 2020 at 18:45 — No Comments