May 2015 Blog Posts (112)

Moving Rocks Day 1

8.30am - pouring with rain and blowing a gale.  300 metres of rope carried uphill.  A bell tent collapsed.  But then the sun came out...  Simon Edwards did a fantastic job of rigging and both he and Sally Mees lowered the team very smoothly and safely - several times.  The dancing team: Wren Ball, Despina Goula and Catherine Ryan brought the pictures in my head to life very beautifully and I'm really excited to see more.

The team:…


Added by Kate Lawrence on May 18, 2015 at 10:53 — No Comments

CASTING CALL - Double Dipps brand new production at The Sherman Theatre this July

Following our one woman play ‘Pick N Mixx’ at The Sherman Theatre in January we are now casting for our next play, which will take place at The Sherman Theatre July 10th.

Date night (written by Geraint Jones) is a comedy about relationships and the various different kinds of dates that happen on your average Friday night in Cardiff. Like our previous work this piece will include a lot of audience participation and improvisation.

So we are looking for actors who enjoy being…


Added by Louisa Marie Lorey on May 18, 2015 at 5:30 — No Comments

Thoughts on Mother Courage and Her Children

by Bertolt Brecht
in a translation by John Willett

Revised by Ed Thomas

Lyrics revised by Dafydd James and Ed Thomas

Director: John E McGrath

It’s Monday afternoon and I’m driving down to Merthyr Tydfil from Wrecsam for the press night of National Theatre Wales’ new adaptation of Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children. I’m doing this partly because I’m determined not to let Wrecsam’s current artistic renaissance make me…


Added by Sophie McKeand on May 18, 2015 at 4:30 — No Comments

To Mother Courage With Love...


Added by Leah on May 18, 2015 at 4:00 — No Comments

The Good Earth - Motherlode - Casting Breakdown - Two highly dynamic actresses required - Paid

The Good Earth  - Casting Breakdown


Two highly dynamic actresses required.


Casting for two females playing age early 20’s - early 30’s. This is an ensemble driven production  with all actors being…


Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on May 18, 2015 at 3:30 — No Comments

Any set designers and animators out there?

I am working on touring my artistic piece called The Hare and The Baboon. This piece is a performance storytelling piece which utilises spoken word, animation and contemporary set design. I would like to hear from animators and set designers who are keen to take on the challenge of creatively bringing this piece to life. Inbox me for further details.…


Added by Bevin Magama on May 18, 2015 at 1:28 — No Comments

To Mother Courage With Love...


Added by Leah on May 17, 2015 at 23:30 — No Comments

Bara Bread The Making...

Bara Bread opens this wednesday at Chapter, very exciting, a new play about Wales by people from Wales. A little splash of welsh from my new theatre company Theatr Gwalia. (We previously brought to stage Utah Bride/Priodferch Utah) 

The stage of Bread Making is like the stages of our life.

We live in a packaged and faceless world and this is my primal outcry. Things have certainly fed into my subconscious and here now waits Bara Bread for the…


Added by carmen medway-stephens on May 17, 2015 at 21:35 — 1 Comment

To Mother Courage With Love...


Added by Leah on May 16, 2015 at 23:30 — No Comments

To Mother Courage With Love...


Added by Leah on May 15, 2015 at 23:30 — No Comments

It’s My Shout & S4C yn chwilio am Dalent Ysgrifennu Newydd!

Mae It’s My Shout Productions, mewn partneriaeth ag S4C, yn chwilio am Dalent Ysgrifennu Newydd!

Croesewir ceisiadau gan ysgrifenwyr newydd a rhai profiadol o bob oed, i fod yn rhan o gyfres It's My Shout o ffilmiau byr eleni. Caiff yr ysgrifenwyr llwyddiannus eu dewis i weithio gydag It’s My Shout ac S4C i ddatblygu sgript deg munud yr un. Bydd yr ysgrifenwyr yn cael eu mentora gan weithwyr yn y diwydiant a chânt hefyd weithdai sgriptio. Caiff y sgript ei datblygu…


Added by Efa Twm on May 15, 2015 at 4:09 — No Comments

Bursaries for artists & arts orgs to see the latest international outdoor arts - deadline 18 May

Interested in catching the latest live outdoor arts from leading international arts companies in London this June?

Bursaries for Wales based artists and arts organisations are available now to attend the inspirational Greenwich+Docklands International Festival from the 26 -28 June, London’s leading…


Added by Articulture Wales on May 15, 2015 at 0:12 — No Comments

To Mother Courage With Love...

(Donna Edwards)

(Rhian Morgan)



Added by Leah on May 14, 2015 at 23:00 — No Comments


We're on Heno tonight.

We have a beautiful strong all woman cast - come see this new play about important things in life,

We begin 20th May Chapter, tickets are selling well already be sure to book yours to avoid missing out on a very different play

Its going to be a magical evening

Theatr Gwalia Team xx

Added by carmen medway-stephens on May 14, 2015 at 19:32 — No Comments

1800hrs - From the Sea to the City

Introducing 1800hrs, a collective of international artists born out of Summercamp 2014, National Theatre Wales. Join us as we share our work, collaborations and works-in-progress over 3 days at our event, From the Sea to the City, at Cardiff MADE 12th-14th June, 2015.

Follow us on Twitter …


Added by 1800hrs on May 14, 2015 at 13:37 — No Comments



CLEAR CUT 07.2015

Clear Cut is a cutting edge performance platform featuring Dance, Film, Visual Arts, Music & Theatre. SVJdance & M.A.D.E are on the look out for some all inspiring thought provoking…


Added by Sarah Vaughan-Jones on May 14, 2015 at 11:33 — No Comments

Open Call for Artists and Organisations for PLATFFORM, a new artist development programme from Theatr Iolo

A message from our Associate Producer, Olivia Harris:


PLATFFORM – Artist Development Opportunity

 Open call for artists and organisations for Platfform (year one)…


I joined Theatr Iolo in March to design and launch Platfform, a brand new three-year artist development programme. It’s designed to support emerging artists and organisations from across the performing arts interested in making theatre for and…


Added by Theatr Iolo on May 14, 2015 at 0:18 — 1 Comment

Finding Words – a new writing initiative

Calling all young playwrights…


The Ashton Group is searching for a new stage play with which to tour the North West, professionally produced by its acclaimed Apprenticed Actors Company.


The one act play should have a running time of 60 minutes.


The play should be written for four young actors: 2 male, 2 female. These four actors can play any number of different characters. 


The writer should be no older than…


Added by Chris Loveless on May 14, 2015 at 0:09 — No Comments

To Mother Courage With Love...


Added by Leah on May 14, 2015 at 0:00 — No Comments


Happy international Dylan Thomas day!

Follow #DylanDay for snippets of his writing, and updates and insights on events all over the world. Plus a shameless plug to follow @CaitlinEdFringe on Twitter...

Hope to see you in August at Chapter: and then Dance Base for #edfringe …


Added by Laura H Drane on May 13, 2015 at 22:50 — No Comments

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