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CARDIFF-BASED COMMUNITY THEATRE GROUP IS CASTING FOR ITS CHRISTMAS SHOW!

Do you have a passion for performing? A desire to tread the boards? 

Hijinx Odyssey, a well-established community theatre group for performers with and without disabilities, is recruiting budding actors to join its ranks for this year’s Christmas production…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on September 16, 2015 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Volunteer Stewards Required

We are looking for volunteers to steward for Beneath the Streets: Lost and Found and Hijinx Unity Festival on the Hayes so if you can give any time at all to help with this then please get in touch.

1. Beneath the Streets - Are you available for the evening of Thursday 25 June and then for at least one of the performance dates (Fri 26 June 6-10pm, Sat 27 6-10pm, Sun 28 2-6pm, Tue 30 6-10pm, Wed 1 July 6-10pm, Thur 2 6-10pm, Fri 3 5.30-10pm)?



2. Hijinx Unity Festival on the…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on June 15, 2015 at 13:54 — No Comments

Volunteer at Hijinx Unity Festival

Hijinx Unity Festival would not be possible without the army of volunteers that pull together every year, helping with everything from publicity, administration, get ins and get outs, assisting visiting artists, providing visitors with help and information, stewarding, collecting audience feedback and much, much more. Volunteering at Hijinx Unity Festival is a hugely enjoyable and rewarding experience so if you would like to get involved take a look at the list of opportunities and email …

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 12, 2015 at 21:06 — No Comments

Volunteer Assistant Director for Beneath the Streets sequel

We are looking for a volunteer to work alongside Punchdrunk Enrichment director, Matthew Blake, on the sequel to Beneath the Streets from 10 June - 3 July. This is a fantastic opportunity for an emerging artist to gain experience and work with both Punchdrunk Enrichment and Hijinx, developing skills in immersive and inclusive theatre. To apply send a cover letter and CV to …

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 8, 2015 at 13:27 — No Comments

Brilliant ongoing tutoring roles with Hijinx for performance professionals

Hijinx is opening more of its highly successful Academies in Cardiff, Newport and the Vale of Glamorgan, offering training to adult actors with learning disabilities. And we need more tutors!

If you:

  • are a currently practicing performance professional (theatre, dance, TV & film, clown…);
  • have strong experience of leading performance workshops;
  • have an interest in working inclusively…
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Added by Hijinx Theatre on December 17, 2014 at 14:38 — No Comments

Urgent Volunteers Needed to Create a Wondrous World for Beneath the streets

We urgently need volunteers, particularly people with design experience (although not essentially as we need lots of pairs of hands to help too), Wednesday (tomorrow) and/or Thursday to help create a wondrous world where lost memories, umbrellas, loved ones and spectacles congregate for Beneath the streets - the culmination of our Residency with Punchdrunk Enrichment.

The meeting place is the Tabernacl Chapel - opposite John Lewis - on…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on June 10, 2014 at 11:10 — 2 Comments

Seeking Design volunteers to work on Punchdrunk Enrichment project in Cardiff - 02-14 June

In June Hijinx Theatre will be hosting a residency working with Artists from Punchdrunk Enrichment. Director Matthew Blake and Designer Julie Landau will be with us for the full two weeks, working with a group of 25 performers to devise a piece of site specific theatre titles "Beneath the Streets" which will take place in the Castle Arcade.

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 16, 2014 at 10:51 — No Comments

We're looking for volunteers for Unity 2013!

          

 Needs YOU!

 

Would you like to be part of one of Europe’s largest inclusive arts festivals? The 2013 edition will feature jaw dropping acrobatics from France, stunning flamenco from Seville, ballet on bicycles and a puppet the size of a double decker…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 8, 2013 at 13:14 — No Comments

Free Workshops at Unity 2013 available via application

 

June 12th - June 22th 2013

Hijinx Theatre's sixth annual Unity Festival will run over 10 days this summer, and feature stunning Flamenco from Seville, jaw dropping acrobatics from France, ballet on bicycles and an Iron Man Puppet the size of a double decker bus. For full info please visit…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 2, 2013 at 13:30 — 1 Comment

Hijinx Welcomes a New Executive Director

Hijinx Theatre are delighted to announce that we have appointed Clare Williams as our new Executive Director. Clare was the Director of Cauldrons and Furnaces, the Cultural Olympiad Project for Wales, and is the former Executive and Artistic Director at Theatr Harlech. We are very excited to be welcoming her on board.

Added by Hijinx Theatre on April 4, 2013 at 12:49 — 1 Comment

New audition date for The Adventures of Sancho Panza

We are looking for a male actor (age non-specific) to join the company of The Adventures of Sancho Panza, written by Glenys Evans and directed by James Williams, for our early summer UK tour. The suitable actor will be able to sing and play the guitar to a high standard, have an interest in devised theatre and in working inclusively, and be able to drive.

Rehearsals commence on 29th April. The show will open during the week of 13th May and will tour until the 29th…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on March 15, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Male Actor Required for The Adventures of Sancho Panza

Hijinx Theatre are looking for a male actor (age non-specific) to join the company of The Adventures of Sancho Panza, written by Glenys Evans and directed by James Williams, for their early summer UK tour. The suitable actor will be able to sing and play the guitar to a high standard, have an interest in devised theatre and in working inclusively.

Rehearsals commence on 29th April. The show will open during the week of 13th May and will tour until the 29th June.

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on February 15, 2013 at 11:18 — No Comments

Hijinx Theatre seek Executive Director

Executive Director

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

Hours: 37.5 per week

Hijinx Theatre is looking for a new Executive Director due to the retirement of Val Hill. Founded in 1981, we are a professional inclusive theatre company based in the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. We undertake a wide variety of touring productions and projects that include adults with learning disabilities, and are revenue funded by the Arts Council of…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on January 27, 2013 at 19:13 — No Comments

Volunteer Opportunities at Unity Festival 2012

 

 

Needs YOU!

 

Would you like to be part of one of the UK’s biggest inclusive arts festivals which in 2012, promises to be bigger, better and more international than ever before?

 

Hijinx’s…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 18, 2012 at 10:22 — No Comments

Free Workshops available at Unity Festival 2012

 

June 21st - June 30th 2012

Our fifth annual Unity Festival will run over 10 days this summer, and feature 30 different companies and artists from 9 different countries, spanning three…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on May 17, 2012 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

Want to do a workshop with Complicite, Hoipolloi or Ockham's Razor? Then check out The Hijinx Residencies...

Calling all actors and performers!  Do you want to work with some of the top theatre companies in the UK?  Want to expand the range of skills on your CV?  If so, The Hijinx Residencies are for you.

 

From March 2012 to April 2013, Hijinx Theatre will be hosting a series of workshops for students & professionals in the performing arts given by some of the UK’s leading theatre companies and practitioners. …

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on February 28, 2012 at 9:51 — 7 Comments

HIJINX THEATRE ARE SEEKING AN ACTOR/MUSICIAN

Hijinx Theatre are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile actor/musician to join our Autumn production of The Adventures of Sancho Panza (inspired by Don Quixote) – touring Wales & England.

 

Total cast of 5 including 2 actors with learning disabilities.

 

The candidate (male or female) needs to enjoy working creatively on their feet,…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on February 1, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

Press Release! Hijinx adds to the festive spirit with performances for Cardiff shoppers in Morgan Arcade

This Christmas, shoppers in Cardiff city centre can enjoy theatrical entertainment from one of Wales’ best known theatre companies as they hit the shops the week before Christmas.  From Tues 20 to Thurs 22 December, Hijinx Theatre will be transforming a shop in the Morgan Arcade into the setting for performances of its highly successful short play, The Snooks Brothers

 

The empty shop unit, generously loaned to Hijinx by The Morgan Quarter, will be transformed into a…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on December 8, 2011 at 15:47 — No Comments

Hijinx Theatre online petition - almost 1000!! Please sign!

Thank you if you've signed already - and thank you if you're about to sign!

 

"Following the disproportionate cut in the revenue funding of Hijinx Theatre we call upon the National Assembly of Wales to urge the Welsh Government to ensure sufficient funding is available so that the exemplary and ground breaking work undertaken by Hijinx is not threatened . This unique welsh company has spent 30 years developing opportunities for…

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Added by Hijinx Theatre on February 1, 2011 at 15:20 — No Comments

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