Simon Coates's Blog (94)


Mae canolfannau celfyddydau tair Prifysgol yng Nghymru - Canolfan y Celfyddydau Aberystwyth, Celfyddydau Pontio a Chanolfan Gelfyddydau Taliesin yn cyd-weithio am y tro cyntaf ar brosiect gwbwl unigryw. 

Bydd y gwaith ar draws cymunedau yng Nghanolbarth Cymru,  Gogledd Orllewin Cymru  ac Abertawe a’r cyffiniau. Bydd y prosiect yn archwilio…


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Artist and Producer Call out - Home and Hinterland

Wales’ three university arts centres – Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Pontio Arts and Taliesin Arts Centre – have teamed up for the first time to deliver a large scale socially engaged creative project.   

Home and Hinterland: working and…


Added by Simon Coates on February 23, 2021 at 1:01 — No Comments

JMK Directors - Opportunity to Collaborate

With RWCMD BA2 Designers on a conceptual design for a contemporary play in a studio theatre space.


This project is an opportunity for emerging Directors to work with Royal Welsh College Designers within a professionally collaborative process on exciting design responses to challenging contemporary plays chosen by the Director. This is also an opportunity to develop…


Added by Simon Coates on August 18, 2019 at 22:19 — No Comments

ANNOUNCEMENT: Emerging Directors 2019

We've announced our call for applications to be one of our Emerging Directors for 2019.

You can find out more about the opportunity on the website here:



Added by Simon Coates on May 15, 2019 at 3:44 — No Comments

EGIN - DEADLINE 19.04.19

An inspiring, two-week residency in response to climate change. We are looking for adventurous and collaborative artists from different artistic disciplines and all at different stages of their careers to attend and take part.

With one week left before we close…


Added by Simon Coates on April 11, 2019 at 7:14 — No Comments

Writers' Call Out - The Talking Shop

The Talking Shop

A Cultural and Political Creation & Information Centre

An Omidaze Productions R&D project supported National Theatre Wales, Dirty Protest, Creative Cardiff and The National Assembly of Wales.


Writers’ Call Out

Omidaze are seeking to commission two writers to join them in The…


Added by Simon Coates on March 9, 2019 at 23:30 — 1 Comment

PRODUCERS - Stage One have launched Bridge the Gap!!

Stage One have launched Bridge the Gap, a new initiative developed specifically for people currently under-represented within the producing community.

Over the course of a year, Bridge the Gap will offer training and opportunities to 10 participants to support and guide them. This will be an opportunity for Stage One to build a long term relationship with a range of producers throughout their careers.



Added by Simon Coates on August 21, 2018 at 8:35 — No Comments

Choreographer / composer workshop - Groundwork Pro at the Atrium - 5th and 6th May

Open to all choreographers, composers, musicians and movers.

Attuning to collaboration’

Groundwork are thrilled to announce we were successful in gaining support from Tŷ Cerdd to run a 2-day workshop led by composer Jamie McCarthy and choreographer Joanna Young, bringing together choreographers, composers, musicians and movers.

This professional development event will bring practitioners of these art forms…


Added by Simon Coates on April 25, 2018 at 7:08 — No Comments

Interested in taking work to Edinburgh Festival??

Edinburgh Fringe Society and Creu Cymru will be holding a FREE information session for Wales-based artists and presenters about bringing work to, and the opportunities around, the Edinburgh Fringe. 


As well as for the generally curious this session will be of particular interest for presenters in co-producing relationships, artists, companies and producers who are…


Added by Simon Coates on April 23, 2018 at 22:00 — No Comments

Groundwork Pro - Up coming events

Groundwork Pro have an upcoming series of three discussion events open to all. We'd love to have your voice there if you are around and we're also hoping you could share the info:

Representation of the People: Act

100yrs since women first achieved the right to vote and equal suffrage was achieved for men: Where are we now?

This series of discussions/events will celebrate, continue conversations around gender…

Added by Simon Coates on January 15, 2018 at 2:05 — No Comments


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IT'S ALL GOING ON - Residencies, Labs, Directors, Producers - Creative Development at NTW

Since starting at NTW, back in 2013, I've been talking to artists about the ways they want to make new work. Of course, there were differences in opinion about the mechanisms but there have been really clear…


Added by Simon Coates on December 15, 2017 at 1:00 — No Comments

ARTIST CALLOUT - Season for Change

(Posted on behalf of Season for Change...)

'In addition to all the events across the country in 2018 we are expecting to commission an inspiring national project which will happen on a single day in autumn 2018. We are looking for a creative, playful idea that will stimulate conversations about our environment.  The idea when carried out in a single location…


Added by Simon Coates on July 18, 2017 at 5:06 — No Comments

NEW ART NEW AUDIENCES 2017 - British Council Call Out

The British Council are looking for applications to be involved in NEW ART NEW AUDIENCES 2017 (nAnA).

nAnA is an annual (open call) grant for 18 to 35-year-old East African and British artists, arts organisations, and art collectives, to create new art together and to showcase this art to audiences across East Africa and the…


Added by Simon Coates on July 4, 2017 at 4:54 — No Comments

Laboratory Associate Director - recruitment at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

To support the growth of the company, Nuffield is now recruiting for a Laboratory Associate Director.

Launched in 2015, the Laboratory Associate scheme provides an opportunity for early-career* creatives to undertake a one-year attachment, developing skills, creating a collaborative project and acting as artistic members of the Laboratory team.


Over the course of the year, the Laboratory Associate Director will assist a lead Director on two NST…


Added by Simon Coates on June 30, 2017 at 5:53 — No Comments

Artists, Creatives, Designers of the South Asian diaspora - introducing ‘Sisters’!

(Sgrôliwch i lawr i weld hwn yn Gymraeg)

We are looking to connect with female performers, artists, creatives and designers whose cultural roots and histories are intrinsically linked and connected to the Indian Sub-continent to help us with an initial phase of research into  ‘Sisters’, a brand new collaborative project between NTW and Junoon Theatre in…


Added by Simon Coates on May 17, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

Be our next Emerging Director!

Pictured: Evie Manning, Rachel Trezise, Rhiannon White.

Source: Dimitris Legakis

The Emerging Director position is an opportunity for artists interested in working closely with more experienced lead artists/ directors, gaining close-up experience of their…


Added by Simon Coates on May 15, 2017 at 0:00 — No Comments

We are looking for an Community Engagement Associate to work with us on 'Sisters'!

(Sgrôliwch i lawr i weld hwn yn Gymraeg)

Community Engagement Associate - 'Sisters'


Job Description:

National Theatre Wales are seeking an individual with experience of community engagement within an arts context to support all areas of our outreach work for ‘Sisters’, a new collaborative project between National Theatre Wales and Junoon Theatre (Mumbai).


The Community Engagement Associate will work…


Added by Simon Coates on May 12, 2017 at 5:00 — No Comments

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