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Early Career Creatives Call Out

Early Career Creatives Call Out

  • Are you an early career creative interested in developing your theatre-making skills?
  • Do you identify as Deaf or disabled?
  • Are you based in Wales or do you identify as Welsh?
  • Would you benefit from work-based learning through placements, mentoring and professional development opportunities?

If your answer to these…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on November 14, 2021 at 3:56 — No Comments

Taking Flight are recruiting for a Touring Stage Manager

Taking Flight Theatre are recruiting for a Stage Manager for their Spring tour of You've Got Dragons.  

Dates are 19th Feb - 29th April inclusive but it is likely that there will be an extension.

This is a technical show and tours a self contained lighting rig and uses captions which are run via Qlab.  

SM must be a driver and aged 25+, have touring experience.  There is a cast for 4 actors and an ASM also as part of the touring team.  

This is for a UK…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on September 20, 2017 at 3:00 — No Comments

Casting - You've Got Dragons UK tour 2018

Casting Call 

You've got Dragons

We are casting for their UK tour of You've got Dragons an adaptation of the book by Kathryn Cave.  

Casting for 2 performers.

Actor 1 - Physical performer, ability to sing and/or play a musical instrument an advantage but not essential. Taking Flight actively seeking applications from D/deaf and disabled performers

Actor 2 - D/deaf performer, BSL user, physical performer…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on September 19, 2017 at 6:20 — No Comments

Casting call - You've got Dragons

Taking Flight Theatre Company

You’ve got Dragons by Kathryn Cave

Casting call


Taking Flight Theatre, an award winning inclusive theatre company based in Cardiff, working with access at the heart of the creative process are seeking actors for our inclusive and accessible family piece touring to theatres across the UK.  Actors must have a passion for creating work for family audiences and be prepared for the vigour of mid - scale touring.   Also desirable are…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on November 10, 2016 at 5:00 — No Comments

Casting Call - The Tempest

Taking Flight Theatre Company


Casting call


The Tempest


Actors M/F for an outdoor, promenade, accessible tour of Wales of The Tempest.  


Taking Flight are an award winning inclusive theatre company based in Cardiff, working with access at the heart of the creative process.   This production of The Tempest will push boundaries and requires actors who are not afraid of hard work or challenges both in the rehearsal room and on tour.…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on November 10, 2016 at 5:00 — No Comments

Job vacancy- General Manager at Taking Flight Theatre

Taking Flight Theatre Company is seeking to appoint a part- time General Manager


This is a new fixed-term, part-time post, funded by Arts Council Wales in order to assist Taking Flight to develop its infrastructure, increasing the sophistication of its management procedures and ensuring that fits administrative functions are robustly able to support the company’s creative vision. This includes the day- to- day…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on May 2, 2016 at 23:30 — No Comments

Casting Call - Real Human Being by Matthew Bulgo

Award winning Cardiff based theatre company Taking Flight Theatre are casting for  the 2015 Autumn tour of Real Human Being  by Matthew Bulgo 


This production tours  to schools across Wales and is about the issues surrounding Disability Hate Crime.


Casting Breakdown:


Rhys – Male playing age 17, Welsh,  College student who is a self confessed ‘regular’ guy who wants to do the right thing but finds himself caught in an impossible…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on January 18, 2015 at 1:04 — No Comments

Recruiting - Lead Facilitator 'As you Like it' South Wales

Taking Flight Theatre are looking for an experienced and strong workshop leader/facilitator.   To work as part of the Outreach Team for 'As you like it'  in and around Merthyr Tydfil and Cardiff this Summer.  Dates are 19th May - 22nd June (tbc) 

Essential: Driver ( ideally with own vehicle),  experience of working inclusively with a variety of client groups, confident to lead workshops, experience of devising and working collaboratively,  DBS/CRB check or willingness to under go…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on February 11, 2014 at 3:17 — No Comments

Casting for Summer Tour 2014

Taking Flight Theatre Company www.takingflighttheatre.co.uk are seeking actors for their 2014 outdoor tour of As You Like it (funding pending).  The production will tour from our Cardiff base so actors with a South Wales base preferred. Provisional dates are mid May to Mid July.  Taking Flight actively encourages applications from physically disabled, sensory impaired and D/deaf actors.  Taking Flight are proud to work within Equity's…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on November 4, 2013 at 19:48 — No Comments

Taking FLight Theatre Companyare looking for new Trustees

Taking Flight Theatre is currently recruiting new trustees to join their Board of Directors and help take the company to the next stage of it's development.  Taking Flight is a Cardiff based company producing professional productions featuring integrated casts of Disabled and non disabled performers and working to make The Arts accessible for all.  We also have a very strong workshop and outreach programme.  Although funded…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on April 24, 2012 at 23:07 — No Comments

Romeo and Juliet- rehearsals in the forest in West Wales

Well, we have just finished our first 4 days of rehearsals in the woods down at The Stackpole Centre in Pembrokeshire. The cast assembled in Cardiff on Monday for some fantastic training with Maggie from Disability Arts Cymru (thank you so much, Maggie!)

Already, the performance is starting to take vague shape, and yesterday we "staggered through" Act I... amazing!! The cast are reaching new heights already and the music is sounding beautiful. There is something so much more moving…


Added by Taking Flight Theatre on July 9, 2010 at 10:32 — No Comments

Rehearsals Day 4

Can't believe we only have 3 days to go... I think it is going to all come out in the wash (yesterday was scared!), but we have ALL worked really hard.. actors, director, Tilly (the company baby who has put up with a lot of screeching and shouting... and of course the brilliant Rowan who has written all our fantastic music and the "Gwion and the Witch" song... so look at this as an experiment. CAN YOU MAKE A PIECE OF ACCESSIBLE, INTEGRATED, ENGAGING PROMENADE THEATRE FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN AND… Continue

Added by Taking Flight Theatre on March 25, 2010 at 10:59 — 1 Comment

Dream in the woods

Taking Flight Theatre fast approaches its' rehearsal period for A Midsummer Night's Dream to be performed, first off, at its' "spiritual home" at The Stackpole Estate near Pembroke in West Wales.

As well as running residential drama workshops with physically disabled participants, Taking Flight also creat integrated, accessible performances in rural spaces. The National Trust have supported us, amazingly, and are again providing us with accommodation and, more importantly, access to… Continue

Added by Taking Flight Theatre on June 11, 2009 at 5:00 — 2 Comments

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