November 2012 Blog Posts (82)



Mathilde Lopez & James Tyson are looking for a female performer for a new play from Hong Kong to be developed and presented at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff in January - February 2013.

"Who Killed the Elephant?" is a play by Vee Leong developed from a short story by George Orwell which explores authority, censorship and freedom from the context of Hong Kong's relationship to the Chinese state. The original Cantonese version of the play produced by On… Continue

Added by Mathilde Lopez on November 30, 2012 at 22:37 — 1 Comment

Fossil Fuel: Day Three of our Waleslab adventure

On DAY 3 of our WalesLab research, we drove around, a lot. We spoke to staff, cast and crew at The Torch Milford Haven, Rosemary of Pendyffryn B&B (who's just become a grandmother!) and the guys at Druidston - about what objects have made them who they are today. Ben also reviews the Toyota…


Added by Catherine Paskell on November 30, 2012 at 3:00 — No Comments

Christmas is coming, the arts minister is getting....

Recommended play of the Week - So Far, so Good - Rowena Moreno (NTW member) ebook Amazon

Recommended Book of the Week - Schindler's Ark - Thomas Keneally

REcommended game of the week - Connect 4

When your tucking into your Christmas Turkey or Goose, or sat there hungrily wondering why you decided to 'be different' and buy duck this year (leaving you hungrier than a an offsted inspector eyeing up an inner city school to close)spare a thought for the dear Minister of Culture… Continue

Added by Dean Scurlock on November 30, 2012 at 2:29 — No Comments

Production Manager needed for gig on Anglesey

NTW are thinking about doing a project on Anglesey with rehearsals starting in mid May with performances starting mid June leading to a tour that would end mid July.

We are particularly interested in hearing from Production Managers based in or near Anglesey.  Some knowledge of small scale touring and projection would be an advantage.

If you are interested or know someone who might be please contact me


Added by David Evans on November 30, 2012 at 2:00 — No Comments

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Marketing and Commercial Manager, The Performance Corporation, Ireland

I am posting this exciting job opportunity on behalf of my friends at The Performance Corporation, Ireland. Please get in touch with them (not me!) if you are interested to apply.


The Performance Corporation is one of Ireland’s leading theatre companies, celebrating its 10th year in 2012, the company has a focus on off-site work. The Performance Corporation is in an expansion phase, presenting a brand new off-site arts and entertainment festival Big House at their… Continue

Added by Lesa Dryburgh on November 30, 2012 at 0:34 — No Comments

British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2013

The British Council's Edinburgh Showcase 2013 is now accepting applications... I've copied the details from their website below..... Good luck

The British Council's Edinburgh Showcase is a biennial platform of contemporary UK performance featuring some of the most outstanding small and middle-scale touring productions made in the UK and selected by the British Council. We…


Added by Matt Ball on November 29, 2012 at 23:09 — No Comments

Walk Tall: Day 2 of our WalesLab adventure:

Ben and I spent the first 2 days of their WalesLab project meeting people in West Wales asking them what items or objects have had a significant impact on their lives and who they are today.

We were lucky enough to talk to Macky and he is such a legend that we made this video in honour of him and his…


Added by Catherine Paskell on November 29, 2012 at 22:00 — 1 Comment

Go West: The beginning of my WalesLab adventure.

Ben and I are in the Wild West of Wales this week, as part of our exploration of a new project through National Theatre Wales' WalesLab!


Take a look at this introductory video to find out more about our project and what we'll be up to over the next few…


Added by Catherine Paskell on November 29, 2012 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

World Stage Design 2013 - Get involved!

WSD 2013 is a celebration of international performance design from the world of theatre, opera and dance taking place in Cardiff in Sep 2013.  

Plans for the event are now well under way and we will be regularly updating the website with news and programming details.  At the heart of the event is the exhibition - a rare…


Added by Alice Cabanas on November 29, 2012 at 5:36 — No Comments

Home is..

Home Is...

Tuesday evening Devinda and I ventured across to Haverfordwest for Owain Roach's first TEAM event 'Home Is..'. When we…


Added by Anna Poole on November 29, 2012 at 2:03 — No Comments

Do You Want to be 2013 Artist* of the Year with NTW? (*Artists = actors, writers, designers, philosophers, tattoo-ists, ice-skaters, sculptors, rugby-players, saxophonists...)

Here's a brand new thing you can do with us!  If you are a creative spirit, interested in National Theatre Wales and ready to contribute to the life of the company, we're inviting you to put yourself forward for the role of NTW Artist of the Year 2013.  You get £10,000 and we get your ideas and input.  

This opportunity is targeted particularly at artists/creative folk who have a bit of experience under their belt - we want to learn from you!  We are very open about who can apply -…


Added by National Theatre Wales on November 28, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

Ideas Exchange 05 - On The Road To De Gabay Video

Ideas Exchange 05 - On The Road To De Gabay from National Theatre Wales on Vimeo.

On 1st, 2nd and 3rd March 2013, De Gabay will be taking place on the streets and in the homes of Butetown. De Gabay is a theatre production…


Added by Gavin Porter on November 28, 2012 at 4:20 — No Comments

NTWY3 | National Theatre Wales Year Three Animation and Video Competition - Call Out

National Theatre Wales is running a competition to create a video sting for the NTWY3 launch.


We are looking for short videos that use the word NTWY3 in the piece. We have been inspired by the original 1980’s MTV video stings (MTV Videos have a scout around the channel) and want to create a range of videos in the same spirit.…


Added by Matt the Hat on November 28, 2012 at 0:30 — No Comments

Real Human Being – Taking Flight Theatre Company

Taking Flight Theatre’s current tour of Matthew Bulgo’s new piece of writing ‘Real Human Being’ has been going extremely well. For the past fortnight the team have been travelling to schools and youth clubs around Bridgend providing a unique opportunity to explore the theme of disability-related harassment through Forum Theatre.

The project is funded by The Home Office and has been developed in collaboration with Disability Wales.

Directed by Elise Davison, cast members…


Added by Amy Griggs on November 27, 2012 at 13:05 — No Comments

Kitsch & Sync performance @ Chapter this week!

Hello theatre lovers!

Last chance to catch our 'Kitsch & Sync Collective: Private Eye Detective' show

@ Chapter theatre- 1st and 2nd Dec 8pm. Limited Capacity so make sure you book your tickets!

Follow our three leading ladies in their investigations into murder, betrayal and adultery as they don ridiculous disguises and outrageous alter…


Added by Kylie Ann Smith on November 26, 2012 at 11:45 — 4 Comments

Hi everyone!

Afternoon to all National Theatre members!! 

I hope everyone had a restful weekend! 

I am currently in the process of setting up my video editing company. I have an idea as to its name...I will be starting to film within the next few weeks.

If any of you lovely creative people require your rehearsals, performances etc filmed please inbox me.

As I am just starting up there won't be a charge. The only request I will make is to be able to include the footage created…


Added by Miss Chris Jones on November 26, 2012 at 2:23 — No Comments

"Home is....." Haverfordwest Team event coming up on Tuesday........

Added by Owain Roach on November 25, 2012 at 9:06 — No Comments

Week 7 Training with British Improvisation Theatre

Hi, I’ve been running Improv as a part of NTW TEAM from Nov 6th, and have been attending a different Improvisation course in Bristol run by the lovely Tristan Hancock in order to get a bit of a refresh. 

Thursday 22nd November – Week 7

After being thoroughly soaked in the rain, I was surprised by how well this session went. One or two people did drop out because of the filthy weather (we said they were probably winding their VHS tapes), but…


Added by Charlie Hammond on November 25, 2012 at 5:55 — No Comments

Help Wanted!

Hello All,

my name is Ann and i moved to Cardiff a few month ago.

I'm currently job hunting  and still trying to get involved in theatre and Film/tv stuff.

I don't really know anybody here yet and would love to meet people who are interested in Acting or working in Film/tv/theatre and like to help someone who is interested in these things.

Maybe there are people who like to meet up occasionly to read through a play for fun or someone who like to explore a…


Added by Ann Christin Marko on November 24, 2012 at 12:08 — 1 Comment

In Patagonia with Marc

Follow our adventure here:

Added by Siân Thomas on November 24, 2012 at 10:13 — No Comments

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