April 2012 Blog Posts (63)

The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning at Tasker Milward School

For the past three nights National Theatre Wales' current production The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning has been performed at Tasker Milward School.

Taskers is Bradley's old school, and it has been a very emotional experience taking the production there. The play has had a great response from audiences in Pembrokshire and it seems that people want to talk after the show. The Bradley Manning campaign has been holding vigils and…

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Added by Tim Price on April 14, 2012 at 22:45 — No Comments

Bradley Manning Live Stream

Apologies if the information is clearly here somewhere and I'm missing it, but can you confirm which performances of Bradley Manning will be live-streamed. Bought a ticket ages ago for next Tues but am now in London. Have caught about 20 mins of tonight's live stream ... but desperately want to see the whole thing. 

Added by Sarah Argent on April 14, 2012 at 19:38 — 2 Comments

The adventures of wound man and Shirley review

The Adventures of Wound man and Shirley

The Adventures of Wound Man and Shirley is a story of a teenage boy trying to cope with growing up with the help of Wound Man, a very unlikely superhero. Shirley is the weirdest kid in school and doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere. Wound Man is the first person who seems to understand Shirley and luckily has a sidekick vacancy. Shirley finally has someone to talk to about “Subway” the perfect boy, and the loss of his…

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Added by Anna Underhill on April 14, 2012 at 14:26 — 1 Comment

LEGO

For Matt and Jen

Have you been talking to each other about the Lego idea? It's got legs!

Lx

Added by Lisa Baxter on April 13, 2012 at 15:53 — 2 Comments

War Crimes

There is definitely a clear lack of transparency and accountability regarding these illegal wars that are being waged by the West.

International laws are being broken; these laws are put in place to avoid genocide and crimes against peace.

It is high time that protocol, transparency and accountability were put back into place, and that all Western figureheads are brought to book and held responsible for their sanctioning of these acts of aggression and genocide.

Justice…

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Added by radfax on April 13, 2012 at 14:23 — No Comments

What Would Make Haverfordwest Protest?

14 TO DRIVE

We've been on the streets of Haverfordwest, letting people know about The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning. We asked the people of "Harford" WHAT WOULD MAKE YOU PROTEST? And here are some of their answers....…

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Added by Catherine Paskell on April 13, 2012 at 13:22 — 1 Comment

The Gospel of Us - coming to a cinema near you?

If you couldn't get to Port Talbot to see the premieres of The Gospel of Us on Easter weekend, fear not - it's being shown in cinemas across the UK throughout April and May. Here's a list of screenings...…

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Added by Catrin Rogers on April 13, 2012 at 7:50 — No Comments

Join us for National Theatre Wales' first Social Media Call

Announcing National Theatre Wales' first ever Social Media Call, for The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning

If you have a blog, a Facebook, Twitter or other social networking account, you are invited to take pictures and film scenes from The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning - and interview cast and crew - at 3pm on Wednesday 18th April 2012 at Cardiff High School. 

This is an…

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Added by Jen Thornton on April 11, 2012 at 12:02 — No Comments

THINK YOU KNOW WHAT A GYPSY, ROMA AND TRAVELLER ARE?

ON MONDAY 25 JUNE 2012 ST DAVID’S HALL – 10.00 AM – 4PM

Challenge your opinions, indulge in the culture and share in the activities that demonstrate a rich cultural heritage within Wales. Its free to adults and children alike.

Films, live performances, art, and exhibitions that showcase the cultural diversity of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community in Wales.

You will be astonished and engaged by the amazing…

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Added by Isaac Blake on April 10, 2012 at 13:18 — No Comments

GYPSY ROMA TRAVELLER HISTORY MONTH – DESIGN A T-SHIRT COMPETITION 2012

The judging of the all Wales ‘Design a T shirt competition’, set up  in order to advertise the Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month gala event on 25th June (open to everyone!) at St David’s Hall, Cardiff was a great success.

There were over 500 entries from Primary schools that celebrated Gypsy Roma and Traveller culture and demonstrated…

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Added by Isaac Blake on April 10, 2012 at 13:16 — No Comments

GYPSY, ROMA & TRAVELLER HISTORY MONTH – NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Date: Friday 22nd June 2012 (9.30am – 5.00pm)

Venue: City Hall, Cardiff Admission:

FREE (Registration only)

The National Symposium is a development of the annual Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Workshop that encourages members from Local Authority, Central Government and GRT communities to discuss openly the challenges experienced in accessing services and provision. The previous annual workshops, held in Newport have been aimed at promoting a better…

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Added by Isaac Blake on April 10, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

visiting someone else's theatrical space

Last year I was approached by the Swiss company Trickster-p, and asked to design a proposal for the second work within their ongoing trilogy of theatre installation pieces, structured as audio led journeys through theatrical environments - not a form that I have an affinity for, as they well knew - but that in itself made the conversation interesting.

My own intentions - coming very much from a desire to help enable the company's poetic, while also looking for a literal physical…

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Added by Mike Brookes on April 10, 2012 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

NTW on participatory arts

Our TEAM Co-ordinator, Devinda De Silva, Creative Associate Gavin Porter and Hassan Panero, one of the Somali poets who is working with us to develop De Gabay, talked a little about National Theatre Wales' vision at a recent conference on participatory arts, called Because We're Worth It.

They cited The Passion, which was staged one year ago this weekend, as an example of…

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Added by Catrin Rogers on April 6, 2012 at 9:18 — No Comments

NTW on participatory arts

Our TEAM Co-ordinator, Devinda De Silva, Creative Associate Gavin Porter and Hassan Panero, one of the Somali poets who is working with us to develop De Gabay, talked a little about National Theatre Wales' vision at a recent conference on participatory arts, called Because We're Worth It.

They cited The Passion, which was staged one year ago this weekend, as an example of…

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Added by Catrin Rogers on April 6, 2012 at 9:18 — No Comments

Polish Theatre

Last week whilst visting the Warsaw Theatre festival,  the attached letter was read out at the end of each performance. I understand it was also read out during performances. I thought I would share it with theatre practitioners in Wales who might be interested. 

 list_en.pdf

 

 

Added by Steve Davis on April 5, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

West Wales Assembly needs your vote

The process to elect the next Assembly in West Wales is currently in the voting phase & needs your vote.

There are two great ideas vying for the project to be delivered at the end of April/ beginning of May.  With 9 days left we need your vote to decide on which of these great ideas should delivered by the Assembly team.

http://assembly.nationaltheatrewales.org

We are also currently…

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Added by abdul shayek on April 5, 2012 at 10:23 — No Comments

Hello my fellow actors!

I have recently finished writing a play which took me almost a year to do. How do I get a cast together and how do I find somewhere to perform it?

 

Thank you

 

Rowena.

Added by Rowena Louise Bernice Scurlock on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 — 5 Comments

The Passion Port Talbot MagNet videos and slideshows

Port Talbot MagNet volunteers took thousands of photos and hours of footage of The Passion NTW13 last Easter.

Here are a sample of them:

Dawn Baptism slideshow

The Arrival…

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Added by Ingrid B on April 3, 2012 at 21:47 — No Comments

Spirit of Intuitive Rhythm: New Fusion Inspire blog entry

 

Wanna find out all about my new composition for Fusion Inspire where I will be collaborating with Rachel Hargrave to compose an exciting piece based on the rhythm of  Sign Language? Wanna take part in a West Wales African Drumming Filming of the piece? Then have alook at ...

 

http://fusioninspire.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/spirit-of-intuitive-rhythm-sign.html

Added by Cheryl Beer on April 3, 2012 at 20:31 — 1 Comment

Young Critics Juniors review Theatr na n'Ogs Aesops Fables

We are currently developing the Young Critics scheme for Primary aged children, to get their feedback on work which is created for their age group.We are currently experimenting with a range of response methods.We are particularly keen to develop the use of Apps to respond to the Arts in Wales.

This links with ACW's Young Creators Strategy for Children,Young People and the Arts.…

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Added by Guy O'Donnell on April 2, 2012 at 15:00 — 1 Comment

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