July 2012 Blog Posts (80)

Kitsch & Sync- Show opens at Chapter this week!

Added by Kylie Ann Smith on July 18, 2012 at 11:15 — No Comments

Kitsch & Sync Collective : Private Eye Detective

Our curiously quirky dance theatre production opens this Fri and Sat 8pm at chapter....hope you can come and support us! Inspired by film noir detective genre, vintage and retro fashion trends and electro swing music.

Added by Kylie Ann Smith on July 18, 2012 at 11:13 — No Comments

The Hair Cut /Cut It Out

Hello everyone :) ! I'm Ruba Ashraf and since yesterday i have started doing my work experience in the National Theatre Wales. you'll be seeing my face for the duration of this week.the reason i chose to do my work experience here is because I've recently done a show called ' The Hair Cut /Cut It Out ' with Devinda and Yousif who introduced us to  Matilde from national theatre wales who directed our piece .

From doing The Hair Cut i have learnt many things about theatre and acting…


Added by Ruba ashraf on July 16, 2012 at 22:12 — No Comments

Sherman Swingers

I've started compiling a list of what I need to pack for this Friday's little adventure...


Spare Torch


Spare Batteries

1 x Plastic Carrier Bag (you never know when one is going to come in useful)

Sensible Walking Shoes

A Multitude of Snacks

Swiss Army Knife


Camping Stove

Sleeping Bag



Maybe I'm being a little bit over overcautious...

In case you hadn't…


Added by Matthew Bulgo on July 16, 2012 at 11:23 — 12 Comments

transport to edinburgh

We are taking a coach to the edinburgh fringe festival leaving cardiff on 2nd August and returning on 11th August.  We are looking for some people to help share the cost by buying a seat onboard.  message me if anyone is interested.  thanks.


Added by jane donoghue on July 16, 2012 at 7:19 — No Comments

Seeking Assistant Directors

We are looking for talented, confident, fun and creative individuals who like a challenge!


From Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd July Sherman Cymru is being taken over by 20 writers, 10 directors and numerous  actors for the Sherman Swingers event. Each writer will be given a space in the building which they have 12 hours (Friday night) to write a 3 minute script in response to.…


Added by Elin-Anne Partridge on July 13, 2012 at 4:05 — No Comments

Casting Autumn Tour of THINGS BEGINNING WITH M

Looking for three female actresses for forthcoming tour. Full details and casting breakdown athttp://www.omidaze.co.uk

Added by Yvonne Murphy on July 13, 2012 at 0:00 — 1 Comment

Theatre 2011-12 | Jorge Lizalde Photography

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A resume of projects I have been involved last year, looking for 2012-13.

Please feel free to visit my website for more info about my work www.jorgelizalde.co.uk  or  …


Added by Jorge Lizalde on July 12, 2012 at 23:30 — 1 Comment

week 3, NTW20

 the work's getting intense and our ensemble stuff is ever developing. I can't wait to see what its going to be like when all the pieces slot together, design, sound, visuals, all of us running around like the bunch of demented actors that we are, throwing glorious mutant shapes into the dramasphere baby. Its all far too exciting already. 

Added by Mat Fraser on July 12, 2012 at 19:47 — No Comments

AMA Conference 2012

This week I went to Brighton for the annual Arts Marketing Association Conference. I was joined by Mike, Devinda, Matt and Anna for what turned out to be a 5-hour train journey to Brighton during which it felt like we called at every station in southern England! 

I will try to write in more depth…


Added by Jen Thornton on July 12, 2012 at 12:10 — No Comments

Get involved with Coriolanus!

And we have lift off!....

This has been the first week of rehearsals for Coriolan/us, bringing the team behind…


Added by Catherine Paskell on July 12, 2012 at 3:33 — 2 Comments




We are looking for 2 design assistants to help dressing and decorating the foyer of Sherman Theatre, Cardiff for Sherman Swingers night. The event will take place on the Sunday 22nd, but we would need you from the Friday 20th to starts the get-in until the get-out on Sunday night.


It'll be a fun weekend to be involved with and an opportunity to meet a lot of great Writers and Directors!


For more information on the event follow this link-…


Added by Buddug James Jones on July 12, 2012 at 0:37 — No Comments

Join us in Setting Sail - In Water I'm Weightless


On Friday 13th, we will be making paper boats outside Cardiff City Council and setting them sail on the fountains with our thoughts on where we feel free…

Come find us at the fountains from 11am – 12. 30pm and cast your thoughts on freedom to advertise ‘In Water I’m Weightless’.…


Added by Rhiannon on July 11, 2012 at 5:34 — 1 Comment

Ideas Exchange Review


The evening of Sunday 24th I was privileged to be part of the production team for the fourth and last Ideas Exchange of this run. 

  Ideas Exchange was born out of National Theatre Wales’ Assembly program. Way back in January 2011 NTW produced their tenth show The Soul Exchange in Butetown, Cardiff, and myself and…

Added by Gavin Porter on July 11, 2012 at 4:00 — No Comments

It's been an amazing journey, it's one hell of a story and it will be a show to remember - TORCHBEARERS

Only 10 days to go until Torchbearers opens!!

Yesterday over fifty South Africans- actors, dancers, musicians, circus performers and Fezeka Choir flew to Wales from the townships of Cape Town to join forces with over a hundred Welsh performers for the production of TORCHBEARERS in the Wales Millennium Centre on 20th and 21st July. We are all VERY excited!!



Added by Mzansi Cymru on July 11, 2012 at 2:21 — No Comments

Life Story Training: everyone's got a story to tell

Are you an artist, writer or arts in health practitioner with an interest in people's stories? Do you create work that is based on true stories? Would you like to develop your skills in eliciting stories, accessing memories and documenting a person's life?…


Added by Re-live on July 11, 2012 at 2:00 — No Comments

In Water Im Weightless - 16 days to go - Get your tickets now!

Tickets are on sale for this unique, brave, provocative and explosively funny performance. With only 16 days to go till this show goes live at the WMC, its time to snap up your tickets now!

You can buy tickets from -


Added by Rhiannon on July 10, 2012 at 22:06 — No Comments

The Word4Word Winners

A huge congratulations to our Audience Winner Bethan Grant and the NTW TEAM winner Omar Fadhil. 

To give you a taste of Omar's talent below is one of his poems. A condensed version will be included in the NTW newspaper which will be in circulation for the next few months. Make sure you get your copy. 

Rant #2


I wanna prove that I can be insightful, but I don't know where to…


Added by Anna Poole on July 10, 2012 at 0:30 — No Comments

Young Critic's Review - Dance GB

Dance GB

Wales Millennium Centre

28th June 2012


First off the starting blocks was Scottish Ballet’s Run For It, choreographed by contemporary-dance creator Martin Lawrance. This fully fuelled race took place around a beautiful sculptural piece by Turner prize winner Martin Boyce, reminiscent of both Grecian pillars and a modern stadium roof it successfully linked the old tradition of the Olympics and the modern athleticism…


Added by Chelsey Gillard on July 9, 2012 at 2:40 — 1 Comment

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