July 2019 Blog Posts (27)

From Screenwriter to Playwright

It's been YEARS since I've been on the NTW community, but I'm back now, looking for information and inspiration as I embark on writing my first professional stage play.  I haven't written a play since 2005 when I wrote a one-act piece for Bridgend County Youth Theatre's Halloween celebration.  I'm currently scripting a two-act two-hander to be performed in Cardiff in spring 2020 followed by a transfer to London and hopefully, a brief New York run. That's the…


Added by Daniel Lyddon on July 30, 2019 at 3:44 — No Comments

#myarmchairproject #prosiectcadairfi

I am delighted to announce that I have been successful in receiving my first Research and Development grant as an individual artist from The Arts Council of Wales.

Working in partnership with Pontardawe Arts Centre, People Speak Up and Visual Movement Artist Jessica Lerner I am using somatic movement techniques, music from my life and local people's stories to explore a creative imagining of my own dementia care in 30 years time.

I will be presenting a work in progress sharing…


Added by Peri Thomas on July 29, 2019 at 1:45 — No Comments

LGBTQI Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Conference Report 2019

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company was proud to hold the first Gypsy, Roma & Traveller…


Added by Isaac Blake on July 25, 2019 at 5:30 — No Comments

JOB - Actors for Award-Winning Christmas Experience in Cardiff!

We are looking for confident and charismatic actors who are able to embrace the magical role of 'Christmas Elf'! ✨ We are looking for actors due to the fact that there is script work and improvisation skills needed to properly sell and perform the experience for children and parents alike. We know that Media work can be slow leading up to Christmas so why not carry on performing while getting into the Christmas spirit? It really is an amazing opportunity to be your happiest self, lose your…


Added by Amy Hawkins on July 25, 2019 at 0:21 — 1 Comment


Just to introduce myself, I'm Melissa. I just created my profile (complete newbie). I write reviews novels and poetry and I love reviewing theatre shows.

Feel free to come say Hello!

Added by Melissa Compton on July 24, 2019 at 9:04 — No Comments

Updated my profile a bit ...

... to see if anyone notices!

Added by Andrew Keith James CRAGG on July 24, 2019 at 6:08 — No Comments

TEAM Pembrokeshire - updates

TEAM's Year 2 of activity has now been running for the last 6 months in Pembrokeshire and what a 6 months it has been!

We have been been working with communities around the county supporting local groups and individuals with a variety of different events and activities.

We have held a workshop at the POINT youth centre in Fishguard, giving the children the chance to become creative and working with local artist Pip Lewis. There they made fish masks and held a procession through…


Added by Owain Roach on July 24, 2019 at 2:41 — No Comments

JOB - Company Administrator (Maternity Cover)

NoFit State is the UK’s largest touring contemporary circus company. Every year the company engages with 120,000 -150,000 people of all ages and backgrounds from across Wales, the UK and the world.

Visit: https://www.nofitstate.org/en/about/careers-casting/

The Company Administrator is a…


Added by NoFit State Circus on July 24, 2019 at 2:30 — No Comments

Equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people in Europe ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference in Prague, Czech Republic

Isaac Blake is pleased to have received a scholarship to attend The 23rd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference, in Prague, Czech Republic from 23-26 October 2019. 

Stronger Together

This is the year in which we celebrate 50 years of Stonewall, a moment to acknowledge the…


Added by Isaac Blake on July 22, 2019 at 23:24 — No Comments

STAGE MANAGER Living Pictures

Living Pictures are seeking a Stage Manager for

SAY WHEN by Robert Bowman.

Directed by Elen Bowman. Lighting Design by Chris Davies. Music composed by Dan Lawrence.

The dates are 9/9/2019 for four weeks (2/10/19)

This is a small touring one man show that requires preferably

a Cardiff based SM who is also operating the show.

Opens 18th - 21st September @ Stiwdio Theatre Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff)

24th September @ Pontardawe Arts Centre



Added by Elen Bowman on July 22, 2019 at 4:41 — No Comments

Press and Marketing Associate

The Other Room are looking for an early career professional looking to pursue a career in arts marketing and PR to fill our Press & Marketing Associate role. This development opportunity is ideal for anyone looking to ignite a career in arts marketing and PR, and presents a unique opportunity to make their mark on the Cardiff theatre community.

The successful candidate will be driven, dedicated and demonstrate a…


Added by The Other Room on July 22, 2019 at 1:30 — No Comments

Goodbye Cymer Afan Comprehensive - The Little Switzerland Project (working title)

Last Friday was a particularly sad day for myself and the community of the Upper Afan Valley. 

After a hard fight and a legal challenge Cymer Afan Comprehensive School, of the Upper Afan Valley, closed its doors for the summer for the very last time and won't be reopening this September.

87 years ago it opened as a senior school and in…


Added by Josh alan Trask on July 21, 2019 at 5:00 — No Comments

Junction - Free Youth Arts Summer School - Arts Active


Youth Arts Summer School

Are you aged 14 - 25 and interested in making live performance work?

We are looking for aspiring Musicians - Actors - Movers - Writers - Designers - Singers - Circus Performers - Technicians - Stage Managers - Spoken Word Artists - Dancers

JUNCTION will bring…


Added by Zoe Munn on July 17, 2019 at 6:41 — No Comments

Gypsy Maker Report 2019

The Romani Cultural and Arts Company’s groundbreaking Gypsy Maker project employs artistic excellence and experimentation to challenge racism and discrimination. The project began in 2014 in response to the lack of any significant programme of support for GRT artists throughout Wales and the UK. Gypsy Maker’s main objective continues to be the…


Added by Isaac Blake on July 17, 2019 at 0:49 — No Comments

Looking for collaborators to join me :)

Hello! I'm currently working on a piece of theatre about Autism and have been very kindly given a space at Gentileza in Cardiff from 29th-31st July.

I'm wondering if anyone might be interested in joining me for 3 days to play around with the script and have some discussions?

Send me message over to: roannalewis10@gmail.com 

Roanna xx

Added by Roanna Lewis on July 16, 2019 at 5:30 — 1 Comment

NTW a Gothe-Instiut - Galwad allan i Ddramäwriaethwyr / NTW and the Goethe-Institut - Dramaturg Call Out

Mae National Theatre Wales a Goethe-Institut Llundain wedi gwahodd y Dr Stefan Bläske i arwain grŵp ymchwil dau ddiwrnod gyda dramäwriaethwyr o Gymru a’r Almaen ym mis Hydref 2019

Rydym yn chwilio am bedwar crëwr theatr Cymreig neu a leolir yng Nghymru sydd â phrofiad o ddramäwriaeth i fod yn bartneriaid â phedwar dramäwriaethwr a leolir yn Yr Almaen. Cyn y digwyddiad, bydd y cyfranogwyr yn cydweithio i baratoi sesiwn a gaiff ei chyflwyno fel rhan o’r grŵp ymchwil…


Added by Hannah John on July 16, 2019 at 3:39 — No Comments

XR Cardiff performers wanted

This Monday - Wednesday XR are holding their Summer Uprising in Cardiff, the theme is Act now. They are looking for any performers/theatre groups who would like to come and perform over the 3 days. Anyone who would like to go down and show their support or just see what it is all about are more than welcome. 

If you would like more information then please follow the link …


Added by Owain Roach on July 13, 2019 at 21:49 — No Comments

Cyfle NTW - Cyfarwyddwr Artistig / NTW Opportunity - Artistic Director

Mae National Theatre Wales (NTW) yn dymuno penodi Cyfarwyddwr Artistig yn dilyn penodiad Kully Thiarai yn Gyfarwyddwr Creadigol Leeds 2023. 

Bydd y Cyfarwyddwr Artistig yn arwain NTW yn artistig ac yn sefydliadol - gan greu, cyfathrebu a darparu rhaglen artistig arloesol sy'n ymestyn cyrhaeddiad y cwmni yng Nghymru a thu hwnt.


Rydym yn chwilio am ymarferydd theatr sy'n uchelgeisiol i wneud theatr bwerus sy'n cael effaith fawr…


Added by Hannah John on July 12, 2019 at 2:48 — No Comments

Strategy Director

Jukebox Collective Dance Company and creative agency are looking for a Strategy Director to join

our team. The role would be to manage, influence and inspire the overall strategic direction of the

creative/artistic work. To build on Jukebox’s reputation as a key player in producing high-quality

dance theatre and creative services nationally and internationally. Positively expose and promote

Jukebox Collective, helping to build an international brand.

You will act as lead…


Added by Liara Barussi on July 9, 2019 at 3:42 — No Comments

Community Dance Officer

Jukebox Collective Dance Company and Creative Agency are recruiting for an experienced

Community Participation Manager to work within its Participate department and join a small team in

Cardiff. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised individual to support and

work closely with our community, to develop high-quality dance programmes, as well as build a

business strategy to ensure delivery on core KPI’s.

You will directly manage and take…


Added by Liara Barussi on July 9, 2019 at 3:39 — No Comments

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