September 2014 Blog Posts (99)

Our journey goes on: Traveller's Diary 6

It is almost impossible for me to believe how fast time passes.

Almost 3 weeks have passed since our sharing day!…


Added by Chinatsu Kato on September 19, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

The Big Democracy Project - Performers/Poets/artists - Paid Role

Hi all, I am looking for several artists based in North Wales to be involved The Big Democracy Project. We are producing a performance/debate event (Assembly), which will take place on 4th October in Bangor.

I am interested in working with performers/poets/artists who have the ability to create and devise as part of a team. Having facilitation skills is an advantage as the event is interactive as too is the ability to speak Welsh (although this is not essential).



Added by Gavin Porter on September 18, 2014 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Students - Free tickets at The Riverfront

The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre in Newport are looking to recruit a number of Student Ambassadors.

As a Riverfront Student Ambassador you will become an advocate of the work The Riverfront hosts and creates in your own social circle and will spend some of your free time promoting this. In return you will be given complimentary and discounted tickets to live performances, a sneak peek into the creative side of a theatre and the opportunity to enhance your CV for employment after…


Added by Tahnee Craven on September 18, 2014 at 9:35 — No Comments

Petition to save venues

Here is a link to a petition that encourages a change of approach to planning laws which are currently threatening performance venues with closure.  At the moment if new housing is built near a venue that produces noise the venue is responsible for managing that noise as the developers have no responsibility to put sound proofing in - the consequence of this has been that venues could be forced to close as they 1:  Cannot afford to arrange sound proofing for the new builds 2: They have had…


Added by David Evans on September 18, 2014 at 8:11 — No Comments

Introductory message


I have been asked to write an introductory message to you all!

I am about to begin working for National Theatre Wales (NTW) as a fundraiser. This…


Added by Lauren Webb on September 17, 2014 at 23:00 — 2 Comments

Job vacancy - cARTrefu arts in care homes project coordinator

Age Cymru are looking for a part time project coordinator to support the work of a new project, cARTrefu, which will deliver arts based residencies to care homes across Wales.  For more information head to Age Cymru’s website

Added by Emma Robinson on September 17, 2014 at 10:59 — 3 Comments

Stories of the Streetz is back!!

Hey All ,

Exciting news! Stories of the Streetz is back! This time in partnership with NTW TEAM and WMC's Off Centre company - we will be creating a promenade new writing event in the Millennium centre.

6 writers , 6 short plays and cheeky fun filled tour of the WMC

What more could you want?!

The Off centre company will be working for the next ten weeks to create a knock out event for you all to enjoy

Join us on :


Sunday 9th November…


Added by Kelly Jones on September 17, 2014 at 9:42 — No Comments

Traveller's Diary : Sharing! What we did and what have found

Underground Airport is now in Tokyo. We deeply thank NTW for giving such a wonderful opportunity of Waleslab.

Today, I would like to share what we did and what we have found during our 2 week experience in Wales.

On 27th Aug, we did the sharing of our Waleslab project "Red Dragon and Soil Traveller: Traveller's Diary" at the Chapter art centre. We were so surprised and glad that we could do our sharing twice because of many audience!!

Thank all of you for…


Added by Yasuro Ito on September 16, 2014 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

NTW Casting Breakdown

NTW is casting for its next production.

Rehearsals from 20th October in Newport, South Wales.

Previews from 6th November, plays to 22nd November

Venue: site specific.


This production is an immersive experience which takes the form of a fictionally illegal journey across a reimagined border. It also exists online via the surveillance network of the fictional border agency. Part game, part theatre, part situationist documentary, the production is an…


Added by Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish on September 16, 2014 at 16:00 — 4 Comments

Producers’ Place #4: Meet The Producers: October 11th

First, it was going to be a conference, but that sounded a bit grand. So we thought it should be just a mini one. Not teeny. But definitely mini.

Then someone said it could be a hack day, but nobody else knew what that was. They were one of those cutting edge digital producers and – let’s face it – nobody knows what they get up to.

So someone else said, “What about a Producers’ Garage?” There was a pause. Then someone said, “Is that really a thing?” And…


Added by Simon Harris on September 16, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

'Thinking Through Performance' - launch of new book series by Performance Research Books, Wales

The monographs of Thinking Through Performance will complement and augment the existing Performance Research Books series, Inside Performance Practice, that has focused upon specific performance companies or artists and the engagement of scholarship with practice in relation to a distinctive body of work. Thinking Through Performance will allow more cross-cutting, interdisciplinary and speculative writing around and through performance and will enable, through…


Added by Centre For Performance Research on September 16, 2014 at 11:28 — No Comments

TEAM- Welsh translator needed


We are looking for someone who is fluent and confident in Welsh and would be able to translate various write ups for TEAM , this will often be for information we put on our website such as details on upcoming events and projects.             This is a paid opportunity and will continue to run alongside the work of TEAM as we feel this will be an important addition to our work!

If you are interested in this post then please get in touch describing…


Added by Laura Fay Thomas on September 16, 2014 at 10:55 — No Comments

where to are you. TEASER - Mam

With just over 24 hours until I perform here is the last Teaser for where to are you.

If you are free tomorrow, please come along, Free admission,

for details:

where to…


Added by Josh alan Trask on September 16, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

Hello from Australia!

"Community Theatre is an ancient form of art produced by, for, and about its community. Community Theatre is the product of a collaboration of a community resulting in the generation of a geographically local culture".

I wrote that in 2006 as part of my masters thesis. In 2014, eight years later, I quoted one of my favourite researchers, Doreen Mattingly, in a proposal that would shape the future of my career:…


Added by Michaela Nutt on September 16, 2014 at 8:32 — 2 Comments

Hiraeth - Paid Technical Stage Manager / Production Manager Job - Autumn 2014


I am currently looking for a Stage Manager/Production Manager for October/November 2014 for a Welsh Tour visiting traditional theatre venues and rural venues such as village halls, etc . . .

The production is for a show called Hiraeth, which had great success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year:



Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on September 15, 2014 at 12:57 — No Comments

WalesLab Artists, Emerging Producers and the NEXT WALESLAB DEADLINE

Hi Everyone

It’s been a little while since my last blog post featuring the next cohort of WalesLab artists (its been a busy Summer). But here it is… along with information and links to the pages of our first ever Emerging Producers, supporting the artists to carryout their research and development and starting to think about how these project may move forward in the future.

Projects kicking off Sep 14



Added by Simon Coates on September 15, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

August 012 are Back - Join Us! Free Cyrano Research and Development Open Rehearsals!

August 012 are back . . .

Over the next 11 days we will be carrying out our second round of research and development for Cyrano.

Over the past 6 months, we have revisited Edmond Rostand classical text with writer Matt Hartley and set it in the Welsh Valleys within the rugby world of the 90’s. This has generated new spatial and…


Added by Sarah Jane Leigh on September 14, 2014 at 18:25 — No Comments

Multiple job roles as a director/please help!

So I thought I would give this posting thing a go in the hope of getting some response and thought I would try this on NTW community. I’m welcoming responses on this from people who feel the same or people who think they have proposals to offer.

I’m a Director, Choreographer and Performer, I co-run a company and also freelance, mainly working in Circus-Theatre and related areas. I want to make work, it is what I love to do. I like being in the room with performers and creating…


Added by Paul Evans on September 14, 2014 at 14:03 — 1 Comment

LIVE from Snowdon!

Hi all, 

So, hopefully you will have heard by now, but just a reminder that tomorrow (Sunday 14th September) National Theatre Wales will be LIVE FROM SNOWDON. That's right, we're streaming HD from the side of a mountain! Very exciting! …


Added by Katherine Jewkes on September 13, 2014 at 21:19 — 1 Comment

Black History Month Wales Remembers WWl

Black History Association Wales, in partnership with the African Community Centre, is pleased to announce an exciting and thought provoking programme of events and workshops that will take place across Wales from September to November, many of which are connected to the World War One Centenary.


The Black History Month Wales 2014 Steering…


Added by Leanne Rahman on September 12, 2014 at 21:00 — No Comments

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