May 2017 Blog Posts (38)

Project Hush R&D

Recently I’ve been working on Project Hush, a new site specific theatre piece by Papertrail Theatre Company. Sited at the Rhydymwyn Valley Works (an old WWII chemical weapons factory), it tells the story of…


Added by Sophie McKeand on May 9, 2017 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Volunteer at Hijinx Unity Festival 2017

For the first time this year, Hijinx Unity Festival will take place in Caernarfon (28 June - 2 July) and we are looking for volunteers to help us in North Wales with the event. A full list of roles can be found on our website. Please take a look and get in touch:

Hijinx Unity Festival volunteer roles (English)…


Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 9, 2017 at 13:36 — No Comments

DIRTY PROTEST CASTING CALL OUT: Sugar Baby by Alan Harris, in Paines Plough's Roundabout

Dirty Protest are casting for a new play on 15, 16, 17, 18 May 2017.
Meetings will be in Cardiff.

SUGAR BABY by Alan Harris
Paines Plough's Roundabout, Summerhall, Edinburgh Festival 2017

4th - 27th August 2017

We are looking for one male performer (any background, heritage or ethnicity) who can…


Added by Catherine Paskell on May 9, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

My TEAM journey

My TEAM journey began in January 2016 when I joined the TEAM panel. How would I describe TEAM? Well it's safe to say it is different for everyone. But even though everyone's TEAM journey is different I think we do share some of these valid factors:

TEAM provides some AWESOME opportunities: After a month of being on the panel a position opened for a blogger on the TEAM production Stories of the Streets. This was the perfect way to begin my TEAM journey, it gave…


Added by Diana Ford on May 9, 2017 at 8:22 — 2 Comments

WE'RE STILL HERE: Casting Breakdown / Dadansoddiad o'r castio


Casting Breakdown

 WE’RE STILL HERE by Rachel Tresize is a play about 5 steelworkers at the time of the…


Added by Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish on May 8, 2017 at 9:59 — 1 Comment

Volunteer opportunities with new inclusive theatre company

Calling all Volunteers…



Added by David Chamberlain on May 5, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments

Kully reflects on her first year at NTW... and looks to the future

May 1st and it’s International Workers’ Day. It seemed an appropriate time to take a moment to reflect on my first year at National Theatre Wales and to announce some our future projects.

This time last year we were starting rehearsals for Before I Leave; an emotional rollercoaster of a play written by the talented Patrick Jones and inspired by the Cwm Taf Choir, made up of people diagnosed with…


Added by National Theatre Wales on May 5, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

JOB - Community Programme Manager

NoFit State Circus is seeking a dynamic circus practitioner to join the family as Community Programme Manager.

Use your passion for circus to inform, manage and develop our community programme; pass on your knowledge, inspire individuals and excite the next generation. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to create a programme that is engaging, sustainable, forward looking, and can truly change people’s…


Added by NoFit State Circus on May 5, 2017 at 10:05 — No Comments

*Last days to register* Youth Arts Network Cymru Conference - Casgliad - Sat 13 May

Booked your Youth Arts Network Cymru Conference Casgliad ticket yet?

Nine days to go!


Book your ticket here

Sat 13 May, Llandrindod Wells.  Full details in flyer below.



Added by Rosie Strang on May 4, 2017 at 11:45 — No Comments

Opportunity for Writers

Hello All,

I have started recording a weekly podcast showcasing new writers work and am currently looking for new material. If you have a short story, series, poetry or monologue you would like to submit please contact me through the NTW community or email me.

My website is down at the moment as WordPress is…


Added by Emily Wilden on May 4, 2017 at 10:42 — No Comments

Harlech stories inc a woman who made a big difference

So excited to be working on a project in Harlech with Light Ladd & Emberton, involving the story of a leading suffragette - Margaret Morris, a pioneer and not just in fighting for the rights of women to vote, but as a dancer, choreographer, designer and more.

Remember it was only in 1918 (99 years ago) that some women were first allowed to vote, and…


Added by Laura H Drane on May 4, 2017 at 7:59 — No Comments

Actors Required for Music Video Cardiff This Weekend (May6-7)


Age: 28-35

Caucasian and Surfer / Rugged look 

Can deal with water/being in the sea

Experience in externalising inner turmoil and struggle




Added by Jess Gardner on May 3, 2017 at 11:40 — No Comments

OPPORTUNITY: URGENT CASTING for Actors for Music Video Cardiff This Weekend (May6-7)



Age: 28-35

Caucasian and Surfer / Rugged look 

Can deal with water/being in the sea

Experience in externalising inner turmoil and struggle



Added by Jess Gardner on May 3, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

OPPORTUNITY: Everyone Has a Story To Tell, 5 Day Experiential Training with Re-Live

Calling all artists interested in working with people, communities and their stories.

Re-Live is an award-winning charity providing a dynamic, inspirational programme of Life Story work.

Over the last 10 years we have co-created theatre work with older people, veterans and families living with post-traumatic stress, people diagnosed with a terminal illness and people living with dementia and their loved ones. We create theatre which challenges stigma and changes the way we see…


Added by Re-live on May 2, 2017 at 18:30 — No Comments

A Baroness and the Commissioner

Two cracking speakers the next two weeks at What Next? Cardiff.

Tomorrow/ Wed at Chapter at 8.30am - guest speaker is Eluned Morgan AM. All welcome. Agenda:

And a heads up the week after it's back at British Council Wales office and the speaker is the Future Generations Commissioner, Sophie Howe.

Added by Laura H Drane on May 2, 2017 at 15:48 — No Comments

Dementia and song: Screening of 'Before I Leave' documentary with talks from Patrick Jones and Paul Thomas

On Tuesday May 16th 2017 at 11.00am, as part of our Dementia Awareness Week programme, Cardiff Libraries have teamed up with National Theatre Wales and Patrick Jones to screen the documentary about the making of the hugely successful production, 'Before I Leave'.

Before I Leave is a funny, moving and ultimately uplifting…


Added by Rob Sadler on May 2, 2017 at 14:18 — No Comments

NTW TEAM and OPA - A Creative Collaboration: Dreamscape!

We are getting closer to sharing the brilliant work we have been creating with Ocean Park Academy and now have a name for the piece: Dreamscape.   

The learners have decided on their final ideas and are busily creating sets and working on technical and sound design - none of which I am able to share as it is all top secret and we don't want to give the game away! 

Over the past few weeks they have enjoyed exploring their ideas through drama sessions and philosophical debates;…


Added by Naomi Chiffi on May 2, 2017 at 12:08 — No Comments


Motherlode is looking for a Welsh actress, playing age 50 - 65 to join them in the research and development of their production, Exodus.


Exodus is Motherlode's second production following recent success of their debut show The Good Earth and is co-produced with RCT Theatres in association with Creu Cymru, Chapter and Bristol Old Vic and supported by Arts Council of Wales.


A bit about the character.


A modern nan who's seen it…


Added by Nia Wyn Skyrme on May 2, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

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