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Jain Boon commented on Jain Boon's blog post NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The questions and the beginning of the process.
"Really looking forward to seeing you Michaela! And Charlie cannot quite believe the journey we have been on."
Jan 26, 2016
Jain Boon commented on Jain Boon's blog post NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The beginnings of an idea
"Thanks for reading both of you. It has been a fascinating process Guy."
Jan 26, 2016
Michaela Nutt commented on Jain Boon's blog post NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The questions and the beginning of the process.
"This is so interesting Jain - I really can't wait to see what you've been up to x "
Jan 25, 2016
Charlie Blowers commented on Jain Boon's blog post NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The questions and the beginning of the process.
"It was a real pleasure to share my work from Moving Pieces with such a receptive and creative group of women. I feel you are potentially really getting under the skin of the impact of trauma and adding more depth to established discourses that…"
Jan 24, 2016
Jain Boon posted blog posts
Jan 24, 2016
Grace Goulding commented on Jain Boon's blog post NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The beginnings of an idea
"This is fantastic Jain!"
Jan 24, 2016
Guy O'Donnell commented on Jain Boon's blog post NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The beginnings of an idea
"Fascinating blog post Jain, thanks for sharing."
Jan 24, 2016
Jain Boon is attending Catherine Paskell's event

Henry VI (an Omidaze and Wales Millennium Centre co-production) at Wales Millennium Centre

February 1, 2016 at 7:30pm to February 20, 2016 at 7:30pm
An Omidaze Productions and Wales Millennium Centre Co-ProductionHenry VI1 - 20 FebruaryFollowing the success of last year’s all-female production of Richard III, Wales Millennium Centre are thrilled to be working with Omidaze (Oh My Days!) once more; this time on an all-female production of Shakespeare’s Henry VI (The Wars of the Roses).Exploring notions of power, leadership and trust, director Yvonne Murphy’s new production abridges the three classic history plays into one hard-hitting…See More
Jan 15, 2016
Jain Boon joined Matt Ball's group


WalesLab is no longer receiving submission. This page is an archive and a place for dicussion on previous WaleSLab projects.If you'd like to get in touch with someone about WalesLab, please contact Simon Coates, Creative Associate. For more info on the projects we've supported you can see the links on the right hand side. You can join the group to be kept up to date about projects as they continue to change and to see notifications of future opportunities.See More
Aug 10, 2015
Jain Boon joined Rachel Kinchin's group


Working across Wales and the South West, Motherlode collaborates with an ensemble of actors, writers, musicians, creatives and choreographers to create entertaining, relevant new theatre that is inspired by real life stories. Run by artistic director Rachael Boulton with theatre maker Emma Vickery and producer Nia Skyrme, our first production The Good Earth successfully toured Wales and New York, between August and November 2016, and was shortlisted for two Wales Theatre Awards. We have also…See More
Aug 2, 2015
Jain Boon commented on Devinda De Silva's group Rethinking Education
"Hiya Naomi, would love to have been there but unfortunately I will be away but would love to hear how it all goes. Been thinking about you!"
Jul 21, 2015
Konstantinos Davris replied to Jain Boon's discussion Sharing - Rethinking Education for the 21st Century in the group Rethinking Education
"Interesting article."We can begin to create an evolution — not a revolution — that will gradually help change education as we know it."I find critical to import (new) forms of art in schools."
May 31, 2015
Jain Boon is attending Rhian Lewis's event

{150} at Royal Opera House Stores, Abercwmboi, Aberdare

June 27, 2015 at 7pm to July 11, 2015 at 7pm
National Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru in association with S4CCreator & Director Marc ReesWales' two national theatre companies - National Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru - team up for the very first time, with one of the country's leading artists, Marc Rees, and broadcaster S4C to create a visual and storytelling feast. Performed in English, Welsh and Spanish, {150} will bring to life key moments in the story of the 150 Welsh men, women and children who settled in…See More
May 21, 2015
Jain Boon left a comment for Anna Poole
"Thanks Anna!"
May 21, 2015
Anna Poole left a comment for Jain Boon
"Hi Jain,  Welcome to the TEAM group!  Great to have you on board.  All the best,  Anna"
May 21, 2015
Jain Boon commented on National Theatre Wales's blog post Thank You!
"I am absolutely devastated....Xxx"
May 13, 2015

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What I do:
Freelance Theatre Director
A little more about me:
Passionate about creating theatre with by and for young people.
Projects I’m working on:
Currently exploring trauma and how memory is held in the body on an NTW WALESLAB.
Recently directed for UWTSD
Tutor on YAS
Creative Agent for ACW Lead Creative Schools Scheme.
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Jain Boon's Blog

NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The questions and the beginning of the process.

How can we create a piece of theatre around trauma? Does theatre have a place in examining trauma? How do we talk about trauma?

How can we create a piece of theatre that does not traumatise the audience and ourselves?…


Posted on January 24, 2016 at 20:13 — 3 Comments

NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The beginnings of an idea

Some years ago I read a novel called Fugitive Pieces it follows the story of a young Polish boy who escaped the Nazis during the Second World War. He hides in a hole in the wall and witnesses the death of his parents. His sister disappears without trace.

He is discovered by an archeologist buried in earth in the middle of a wood.

For the rest of his life he is reminded…


Posted on January 24, 2016 at 10:57 — 3 Comments

A week with Filament Theatre

I have been observing Filament Theatre devise their latest production of Momo, based on the children’s novel by German writer Michael Ende.   Momo is the story of a little girl who listens, who has time for anyone and everyone, but very soon the mysterious Men in Grey (MIG’s) appear, they are creeping up on the inhabitants of a small town  and stealing away their precious time.

Sabina Netherclift (director) and Osnat Schmool (composer) are co-directors, they fuse original multi part…


Posted on August 2, 2012 at 10:20 — 3 Comments

100, 1000, 1 000 000 Stories Festival Bucharest

I arrive in Romania at 7am for the Assitej International Festival for Children which is now in it's seventh year and organised by Teatrul Ion Creanga, the Childrens's Theatre in Bucharest.

I am met at the airport by one of the company members and whisked off to the hotel, having not eaten since lunch time the day before (no-one mentioned that Luton virtually closes for the night) and not being one for a kip on the plane, too excited, I am keen to eat and get showered and changed. Why…


Posted on October 26, 2011 at 15:59 — 3 Comments

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At 14:10 on May 21, 2015, Anna Poole said…

Hi Jain, 

Welcome to the TEAM group!  Great to have you on board. 

All the best, 


At 18:08 on March 18, 2012, carmen medway-stephens said…

Thanks Jain, hopefully there'll be another day that you could come along to :)

At 16:22 on December 13, 2011, Kelly Page said…

How are you doing my dear? Hope you are getting into trouble and staying away from paperwork! Sending you lovely thoughts this festive season :-))

At 18:36 on November 17, 2011, carmen medway-stephens said…

HI Jain, good to meet you too, keep in touch and come to The Utah Bride.

At 15:29 on October 26, 2011, Guy O'Donnell said…

Hi Jain 

Thanks for the message Bethan Nia mentioned you and I have been meaning to contact you , bit late sorry.

I would love to meet up to discuss things, when might be a good time for you?


At 5:44 on July 30, 2011, Guy O'Donnell said…

Hi Jain very sorry missed your request about young critics as I have been away

Hope your production went well. Bethan Nia mailed me about you, regarding some work I am in the process of trying to secure funding for(very long process!! and hard to find the time)I could meet up to chat if you wanted ?



At 13:35 on July 17, 2011, Kelly Page said…
Jain, I've started a group on the NTW network called: Digital Management in the Arts,' very much inspired by our conversations lovely :-)) So become a member so we can keep conversing :-))
At 15:58 on April 15, 2011, Kelly Page said…
Jain my dear ... love to see a pic of you on your profile! :-)) See you Monday. Kelly

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