Marc Rees's Blog (41)

Male performers wanted / all ages / all abilities


Dawns i Bawb, in partnership with LLAWN Festival (curated by Marc Rees), will be running an intergenerational event with renowned choreographer Cecilia MacFarlane ( co-choreographer on the original and cult classic The Wicker Man ).

Cecilia has worked internationally and delivered amazing projects involving people of all ages.

She is critically acclaimed among the dance sector for her unique way of working with… Continue

Added by Marc Rees on August 18, 2015 at 16:10 — No Comments

Return of the BIG open space cowboy

Here's a few photographs of my last trip to Patagonia where I assisted the JOIO crew on the film that will form part of {150} and be broadcasted in full on S4C. Hopefully you caught their recent excellent series 'Tir' that was born out of the theatre show 'Tir Sir Gar' for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru?…


Added by Marc Rees on April 28, 2015 at 16:26 — No Comments

Adain Avion: The Journey (captured by Simon Clode)

Greetings from Berlin where I have sojourned following the incredible adventure that was Adain Avion.

For those who missed it here's a short film of the three nesting sites (160 events) captured by NTW regular film maker Simon Clode.


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Added by Marc Rees on August 21, 2012 at 11:09 — 1 Comment

Bodies in Urban Spaces Audition as part of Adain Avion in Swansea

Bodies in Urban Spaces 

A moving trail for a group of dancers, conceived by Willi Dorner

24-30 June 2012

Call Out for Dancers:


Auditions are being held to be a part of a unique, choreographed piece of urban intervention.…


Added by Marc Rees on January 19, 2012 at 16:46 — No Comments

From Barmouth to top of the tower

Hard to believe that it was exactly a year ago yesterday that we completed the run of NTW04  'For Mountain, Sand & Sea', and how did we mark the occasion? We officially launched our new project ADAIN AVION on top of Wales' tallest building in Swansea with a fly pass by the red arrows...way to go!

image: Warren Orchard…


Added by Marc Rees on July 10, 2011 at 8:45 — 3 Comments

Almost time

Almost time to leave the Barmouth bubble....diolch yn fawr Bermo am amser bendigedig...
we will miss you greatly…

Added by Marc Rees on July 11, 2010 at 13:13 — No Comments

In front of the Cambrian Establishment. Image by Warren Orchard

Added by Marc Rees on July 7, 2010 at 8:23 — No Comments

Very Herb Ritts

The glorious Marega Plaser rehearsing on the beach in Barmouth

by Warren Orchard

Added by Marc Rees on June 17, 2010 at 21:47 — 1 Comment

Back to Bermo at last

I am finally on my way back to Bermo to begin the residency in full. Stopped over at the Hay festival on the way for an event on behalf of NTW where The Guardian critic Michael Billington interviewed Lucy Davies, Mike Pearson and me. What a charming man, and, as we discovered over dinner a fervent disciple of Ken Dodd !

He even donated us his case of cava ( the Hay gift to participating artists), much to the delight of Catrin (NTW’s wonderful press officer) who is also ‘caring’ for mine as… Continue

Added by Marc Rees on May 31, 2010 at 15:47 — No Comments

Vertebrae velocity


Just returned from a GREAT week in Barmouth where we held our 'Story Shop/Siop Story'.

It was a terrific, intense and inspiring experience. People really embraced the opportunity to share their anecdotes, memories and recollections, just as I hoped. Some wonderful tales and visceral images have emerged that will shape and form the creative backbone of FMS&S.
The visual vertebrae is developing and gaining…

Added by Marc Rees on March 29, 2010 at 9:26 — No Comments

Story Shop / Siop Story

Added by Marc Rees on March 19, 2010 at 14:20 — 2 Comments

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