June 2014 Blog Posts (82)

Emerging Directors: your chance to help create the next two NTW shows.

The Emerging Director position is a brilliant opportunity for new directors to spend some time working side by side with more experienced directors. Right now Gethin Evans is supporting Matthew Dunster on Mametz (have a look at his blog posts here to find out what he’s been getting up to).

The Emerging Director is a full-time role and a key component of the creative team. It requires attendance at all rehearsals, the production week and all performances. There may well be…


Added by Simon Coates on June 30, 2014 at 5:15 — No Comments

Body: Guided By Politics - Performance this Tuesday night

Hello all,

I've been working hard in the studio to bring you my latest piece of work, Body: Guided By Politics.

This is an experimental piece exploring the body, audience and space.

It will be taking place at The Atrium, Adam St in the 4th floor studio CB414. Free event no ticket required.

It would be a pleasure to share this performance with you, if you can make it.

Event page :… Continue

Added by Josh alan Trask on June 27, 2014 at 5:30 — No Comments

Japanese Artists coming to Wales

Way back in Apr 2013, NTW took the a show to Tokyo. Alan Harris' 'An Opporunity of Efficiency' was performed at the New National Theatre Tokyo, in Japanese, by a Japanese cast. In true NTW style the company took the opportunity to export the other aspects of the company's work too. Abdul held an Assembly, Katherine gave talks across the…


Added by Simon Coates on June 27, 2014 at 4:18 — 3 Comments

The Gathering / Yr Helfa

NTW, with Migrations, is looking for an ensemble of five adult performers to join the company for The Gathering / Yr Helfa in Snowdonia this Autumn


Created by Louise Ann- Wilson and written by Gillian Clarke, The Gathering / Yr Helfa is a powerful exploration of the annual cycle of sheep-farming and is the culmination of three years’ observation of life at Hafod Y Llan, a working hill farm on Snowdon.

All performers should be fit, strong, and happy in the…


Added by Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish on June 27, 2014 at 3:00 — 1 Comment

Spend a week in Edinburgh

Would you like to spend a week in Edinburgh?  Who wouldn't aye?  Well here is your opportunity to go along and represent NTW TEAM!

We are offering the opportunity for two TEAM members to head to Edinburgh to see shows, support Welsh artists and companies, and report back on all the incredible shows they see and interesting people they meet. 

To apply for this opportunity you will need to be available Monday 4th August- Saturday 9th August.…


Added by Anna Poole on June 27, 2014 at 2:00 — 1 Comment

going to Edinburgh Fringe? Room for 1 more? Share patrol? Rowena needs a lift


If anyone is travelling to Edinburgh in the 1st few days of August and is looking for petrol share, could you let me know as my partner Rowena is performing her one woman show at Edinburgh Fringe and would appreciate a lift of a good hearted person.

message me at my National Theatre Wales page if you can help

Added by Dean Scurlock on June 26, 2014 at 22:07 — No Comments

Short Video Teaser from 'Re-Imagining Llanbedrog'

In case you were unable to see 'Re-Imagining Llanbedrog' at Aberystwyth Arts Centre last month here is a short video that combines interview footage about the process with fragments from the show. Enjoy!

'Re-imagining Llanbedrog' was initially developed through WalesLab then received a research and development grant…


Added by Rebecca Louise Collins on June 26, 2014 at 0:12 — 1 Comment



Added by Rhian Richards on June 25, 2014 at 23:38 — 1 Comment

"Old Wolf learns new trick"

Prompted by a conversation with Simon Coates whilst hiding out in the trenches in Usk last friday (As an aside, if you're thinking of going to see Mametz, go. You won't regret it) I'm now writing my first ever blog.

There is an angle to this, of course, I'm promoting a show. But, within that, I'm liking the idea of doing so less formally & I feel I can skirt around the subject too this way (Or do I mean ramble?).

The show in question is "What's the Time, Mr Wolf?".…


Added by Ben Tinniswood on June 25, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments

Pandora's Locker - a youth opera with a biomedical slant based on a Greek myth

I agree it doesn't sound like the easiest sell but it's an incredible piece! And today I am pleased to announce that the kickstarter campaign for Pandora's Locker is LIVE!

Please support if you can in two ways: 1) share this through word of mouth, social media, email, etc 2) donate if you can. THANK YOU! …


Added by Laura H Drane on June 25, 2014 at 21:55 — No Comments

summercamp video

hi, here's my hello summercamp video.


although I seemed to be unable to say it in the video:

I'm from cardiff,

but I travel around all the time

my life is opera all the time

and I hope summercamp will be fresh.

Added by Jack Furness on June 25, 2014 at 10:00 — 3 Comments

Changing Rooms, Changing Lives - please share!

Changing Rooms, Changing Lives- Local Young Entrepreneur Short-listed for National Competition, Needs Your Help!   

Hello All,

My name is Emily…


Added by Jan Miller on June 25, 2014 at 4:27 — No Comments

Roberto Zucco Trailer | August 012

A really pleasure to have made the trailer/video for the second theatre production of August012. I am really happy with the results, also the music by Gareth Evanscomposer of the show helped a lot.  The play will be at…


Added by Jorge Lizalde on June 24, 2014 at 23:30 — No Comments

What Next?

What does culture mean to you? 

What inspires you? 

What stirs your imagination?

What Next? is a movement bringing together arts and cultural organisations from across the UK, to articulate and strengthen the role of culture in our society

We want to encourage a response from our audiences about their points of view on how arts and culture impacts on individuals and…


Added by Rhian Richards on June 24, 2014 at 22:00 — 2 Comments

Father and daughter dance, Sherman Cymru Sunday 29th June at 2.30pm.

Following my WalesLab week Ella (my 11 year old daughter) and I will be presenting a dance work in progress at Sherman Cymru. The work is part of a family program within Wales Dance Platform. Fathers and daughters are…

Added by jem treays on June 24, 2014 at 11:33 — No Comments

Hi, Summercamp!

Heeran's Intro! 

I am leaving for UK tomorrow. Very excited! 

Looking forward to meeting you all very soon. 


Added by Heeran Lee on June 24, 2014 at 9:51 — No Comments


Hi, just my intro video, note the Scandal on Netflix, it's the reason why this is late, blame Olivia Pope.


Added by Dom Farelli on June 24, 2014 at 8:15 — No Comments

Summercamp Intro Vid

Hello all,

Here is my vid for you to see. I am really looking forward to meeting, sharing and creating!!!



Added by Josh alan Trask on June 24, 2014 at 0:30 — No Comments

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