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Mametz Week 3

The end of the third week marks the end of our time in the rehearsal room in Cardiff, from Monday we start on site in Usk!!! As scary a thought as this is, as it shows how little time we have, it will be extremely beneficial for us to actually see the site as a company. Working on a site specific piece in an empty rehearsal space has it's frustrations, not being able to see the production in context of location and logistics of audience makes it really hard to see what Matthew is aiming for.… Continue

Added by Gethin Evans on June 7, 2014 at 3:36 — 1 Comment

Mametz Week 2

It's week two, and yet it feels like a month ago I wrote my first blog post! We have fully immersed ourselves in the text, history, beauty and pain that comes with the production. We have a uniquely talented mix of performers, creatives and technical team collaborating to make the most of this opportunity. An opportunity, that in my opinion, has the ability to portray the battle of Mametz wood in a raw and passionate manner.

So what have we been up to... we have spent a lot of time… Continue

Added by Gethin Evans on May 27, 2014 at 12:39 — No Comments


'Mametz' Day 1.

So, the day finally arrived, the first day of rehearsals for 'Mametz'. And what an exciting day it was. The usual first day formalities took place - meeting the team, explanation of set and location, and of course... the all important first read through.

So why not start this blog in the same way. My name is Gethin Evans and I have to role of Emerging Director on 'Mametz', and I can not wait to share my experiences with you - who knows whats in store for… Continue

Added by Gethin Evans on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 — No Comments

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