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Theatre, dance and performance news 2002

Welsh performance News 2002

We have been scouring the media, and keeping our noses to the ground , for news stories related to welsh theatre dance and performance.
Below are the 184 main stories for 2002 in our archive

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ACW announces the names of the first board members of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
23 December 2002
Following the appointment of Lyn T Jones as Chairman of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru last week, The Arts Council of Wales today announced the names of the company’s first seven Board Members to be appointed.
17 December 2002
The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) is delighted to announce the appointment of Lyn T Jones as Chairman of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru. This follows the announcement yesterday by Jenny Randerson, Minister for Culture, Sport and the Welsh Language which details funding to develop national Welsh-language theatre.
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 16 Dec 2002.
17 December 2002
£1.5m boost for National Welsh Language Theatre
16 December 2002
An additional £1.5 million over the next 3 years for the development of a National Welsh Language Theatre company was announced today
Cash for Welsh language theatre
16 December 2002
Theatre in Welsh has received a boost with an additional £1.5m in funding from the Welsh Assembly Government to create a national theatre company performing in the language.
Performing Arts at Coleg Ceredigion:
15 December 2002
Unwaith, unwaith
13 December 2002
Unwaith, unwaith ‘roedd yna seren o Hollywood a Chwmni Theatr Cymuned bach o Wynedd…..
Frankie Armstrong
11 December 2002
Concert and Workshops @ Craig Y Nos Castle 24-29 January 2003
Minister announces funding for theatre in education
04 December 2002
Almost £1.2m over the next three years is being made available for the Arts Council for the development of theatre in education, Culture Minister Jenny Randerson announced today.
Wales leads `Arts & Kids' projects
03 December 2002
FOUR Welsh arts organisations and supporting businesses are spearheading a new UK-wide initiative designed to engage every child in Britain with the arts.
Falling for all the action on stage
03 December 2002
IN the debris of a house live the ultimate dysfunctional family: a comedian, soldier, preacher and bomber.
Welsh rock opera on national tour
02 December 2002
A CELEBRATED Welsh language rock opera, which returned to the stage this summer after almost 30 years, is to embark on a tour.
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 2 Dec 2002.
02 December 2002
This information has been compiled by Cultural Enterprise for practitioners and organisations in the creative industries.
Win a Pig at The Sherman this Christmas
28 November 2002
The Sherman Theatre will be holding a very unique competition this Christmas… They are inviting the general public to ‘Guess the weight of the Pig’ in order to win their very own adopted pig!
A scripted reading of
27 November 2002
A new play by Brendan McNally
New facilities planned for RWCMD
21 November 2002
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has gained planning permission to create new facilities at its base in Cardiff Castle Grounds. Plans
ACW looking for board members for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
19 November 2002
The Arts Council of Wales’ Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Steering Committee is announcing the next major step in the development of the new Welsh Language Theatre company, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru.
Four commissions for opera company
19 November 2002
MUSIC Theatre Wales, one of Britain's leading contemporary chamber opera companies, has announced four new opera commissions which are planned for production through to 2008.
ACW announces second year of Individual Screenwriters Awards.
18 November 2002
The Arts Council of Wales has announced £25,000 of Lottery funding in the second year of the Sgrîn Cymru Wales /Arts Council of Wales (ACW) Individual Screenwriters Awards.
Failing to score?@
17 November 2002
Despite the best intentions of its hosts, Mark Shenton believes Cardiff's International Festival of Musical Theatre could be in the wrong place at the wrong time
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 11 Nov 2002.
11 November 2002
Language dilemma taken to the stage
11 November 2002
A PASSIONATE debate about the Welsh language which has left the nation divided is being taken to the stage.
ELAN in India
08 November 2002
An exchange of languages, a sharing of culture and the birth of an art form. European Live Arts Network (ELAN) has been doing that for the past 15 years, and is here for the first time in Calcutta. Not just a stop in the India: City Limits project tour, but in fact, the only place the members feel, is “just right” for a performance.
BBC Babyfather…your short stories
07 November 2002
The BBC wants to hear your stories of life, love and friendship inspired by BBC TWO’s forthcoming series of Babyfather.
Cultural Enterperise e-bulletin
04 November 2002
Theatr Clwyd handed yet another lifeline
25 October 2002
Clwyd Theatr Cymru, the struggling north Wales theatre has had its debts paid off by the Welsh Assembly.
Green light for Culturenet Cymru
24 October 2002
Minister for Culture, Sport and the Welsh Language, Jenny Randerson today gave the go-ahead for a consortium of cultural and other organisations to deliver Culturenet Cymru - an all-Wales, bilingual, cultural ICT network.
Bigger budget for new culture fund
24 October 2002
THE arts and culture sector in Wales is receiving another major increase in funding.
MTW moves into Covent Garden
24 October 2002
MUSIC Theatre Wales (MTW) has become one of the first partnership companies of the Royal Opera House.
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 21 Oct 2002.
21 October 2002
ACW organises third Marketing Symposium
16 October 2002
The Arts Council of Wales is organising its third one-day marketing symposium, which is to be held at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff on Thursday November 7th. The symposium will give arts marketing professionals from all over Wales the opportunity to come together in Cardiff to discuss new developments and share best practice.
14 October 2002
antur cerddorol newydd | a new musical adventure
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht
14 October 2002
Youth Theatre perform sharp shooting Gangster play…
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 14 Oct 2002.
14 October 2002
10 October 2002
CPR presents a Voice International project in association with Stemwerk (Rotterdam)
Writers Expo 2002
07 October 2002
Two days of activities exploring today¹s marketplace for dramatic writers
Arts Training Wales
27 September 2002
Millennium Centre to trawl world for new chief
26 September 2002
ONE of the most prestigious jobs within Wales's arts industry is to be advertised internationally.
Company reaps reward for bold effort
26 September 2002
STAGING a many-stranded Victorian novel with the constraints of modern theatre, from a pared-down cast to a minimalist space, is not a task for the faint-hearted.
Controversial centre too `elitist'
25 September 2002
IT is one of Wales's most ambitious and expensive arts projects and is hoped to put the nation on the global cultural map.
Kyir Banog
21 September 2002
Lucius Raines reaches the ultimate peak and prepares to reap the rewards. But what is lying in wait for him atop Kyir Banog?
Songs from the Woodlands
21 September 2002
A large-scale concert led by international voice coach and singer Venice Manley
Earthfall announce the launch of their new production website:
19 September 2002
Unknown Theatre....
18 September 2002
Arts Hub launched
12 September 2002
Arts Hub is the new online jobs, news and events information service for arts and cultural workers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
A Shakespeare Drama Festival
12 September 2002
Ac Abertawe’n Fflam…/ It'll all be over by Christmas...
12 September 2002
CPR's director to be honoured...
12 September 2002
RICHARD GOUGH, artistic director of the Aberystwyth based international theatre organization, the Centre for Performance Research (CPR), is to be honoured on September 11th, at the 14th Cairo International Festival for Experimental theatre.
Cliff McLucas
05 September 2002
The death of Cliff McLucas has robbed Wales of a maverick, determined artist.
Equity meeting.....
05 September 2002
04 September 2002
An exclusive interview with Tracy Harris, on the eve of the premiere of her new play 'Past Away'
Top names sign for Galeri Performance
03 September 2002
Performance agency does the legwork
Torch Theatre celebrates its Silver Jubilee
28 August 2002
The Torch Theatre in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire - the UK's smallest repertory theatre - celebrates its Silver Jubilee this Autumn with 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'.
A Quiet Night In With Naomi Jalil
28 August 2002
Ssshhh. You’re all invited to a party back at Naomi’s flat but remember you have to be quiet
27 August 2002
America's greatest living novelist, Norman Mailer, gave an accolade to 'Playing Burton' by Mark Jenkins
Welsh Partners wanted for European projects
27 August 2002
Cinderella with a splash of magic
22 August 2002
Rossini's comic masterpiece has been transformed into a scintillating take on the opera combining a touch of classic pantomime and a splash of magic
Diversions' new autumn production
22 August 2002
The new production for Diversions, Beginnings, is beautiful and simple, balancing intimate solos and duets with graceful and flowing sections for all eight dancers
STICK MAN Swansea Grand Theatre
14 August 2002
STICK MAN Swansea Grand Theatre
14 August 2002
Faustlite at the Torch
14 August 2002
ShermanYouth Theatre Summer School 2002
13 August 2002
Lord of the Flies Revisited
Rock opera revived after 28 years
08 August 2002
A WELSH rock opera which caused a sensation despite only ever being performed once is being revived after 28 years.
Touring Managers & Administrators Course
05 August 2002
Royal College Publishes New Welsh Drama
05 August 2002
On Tuesday, 6 the College will be launching the publication of a commissioned drama by Meic Povey, entitled Sylw.
Actors make shrewd move and head for Edinburgh
03 August 2002
Unfinished Business
01 August 2002
For one week in August, five artists get together to look at some Unfinished Business
Launch of Sylw - Meic Povey's new Welsh drama
01 August 2002
Dramatic twist in language battle
01 August 2002
Sgript Cymru's new production: 'Y Dosbarth'
Drama Gomisiwn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2002
30 July 2002
"Dosbarth" gan Geraint Lewis
Spring Tide: New Shorter Works
22 July 2002
As part of its commitment to new writing, Fishamble intends to stage a season of New Shorter Works in Spring 2003
The Drowned World by Gary Owen at the Traverse
19 July 2002
A vicious tale of love, revolt and beauty
For the curious...opening up worlds of performance
17 July 2002
Two outstanding international companies visiting Wales for the first time as part of the CPR international summer school, The Summer Shift.
Fame Academy
13 July 2002
BBC and Endemol UK to set up real life talent school
12 July 2002
Heddiw, cyhoeddodd Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru (CCC) enwau’r cwmnïau fydd yn derbyn arian i ddarparu dau gynhyrchiad prif lwyfan Cymraeg i’w teithio yn 2003.
12 July 2002
The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) today announced the names of the companies who will receive funding for the production of two touring main-stage Welsh language productions for 2003.
August Bank Holiday Playwriting Course
09 July 2002
Fishamble Theatre Company is dedicated to the discovery, development and production of new plays for the Irish stage.
04 July 2002
Edmond Fivet, Principal of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD), the National Conservatoire of Wales, is pleased to announce Honorary Fellowships for 2002
Sherman Youth Theatre at the Commonwealth Games
04 July 2002
The Welsh language Youth Theatre group ‘Y Gweithdy’ are busy devising a brand new show called Dwli.
Help Volcano make it happen!
04 July 2002
Volcano Theatre Company is involved in a joint bid (with the Swansea Arts Forum) to secure funding for a multi-purpose Arts Facility in Kings Lane, Swansea
02 July 2002
a world wide season of training, research and performance created by Firenza Guidi and ELAN
02 July 2002
02 July 2002
In late July, a group of people from Wales will be travelling to South Korea to try to attract a world wide festival to Wales in 2005.
Tinderbox lights the way
01 July 2002
GWENT THEATRE company has received Lottery funding to stage a production of The Tinderbox at some of Wales's mid-scale venues.
New call for Culture 2000
25 June 2002
The new call for Culture 2000, for projects starting in 2003, was announced on Friday 21 June 2002. The deadlines are 15 & 31 October 2002.
Falling up...
25 June 2002
New writing at Theatr Brycheiniog
Archaeologists delay theatre work
25 June 2002
Work on a £13m professional theatre and arts centre in south Wales has been delayed after archaeological remains were found on the site.
Sgript Saturday Clwyd Theatr Cymru 20.7.02
24 June 2002
24 June 2002
This unique day will bring together a range of theatre professionals to celebrate and explore Welsh writing in the English language
National Assembly debates Welsh language theatre
20 June 2002
Welsh Assembly Oral answers, 20 June 2002
Arts centre robbed other projects of cash
19 June 2002
MAJOR failures in the Arts Council of Wales caused the closure of the Centre of Visual Arts in Cardiff which "soaked up" £4m of funding robbing other arts projects of vital money.
ACW response to the Audit Committee enquiry into the Centre for Visual Arts.
19 June 2002
Mad bad and Dangerous!!
18 June 2002
M B & D…aims to support the research and development of up to twenty short, innovative performance film ideas throughout the next six months.
13 June 2002
The Welsh College of Music and Drama has been granted a royal title.
Beirniadaeth Jeremy Turner a draddodwyd yn ystod Seremoni'r Fedal Ddrama
12 June 2002
O'r lwyfan yn ystod Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd, Caerdydd a'r Fro, 2002.
Prizewinning play may never be performed....
07 June 2002
ONE of the judges at the Urdd Eisteddfod launched a scathing attack on the Arts Council of Wales yesterday for not doing enough to support Welsh theatre.
Sadwrn Sgript.....
06 June 2002
Cwmni ysgrifennu llwyfan newydd cenedlaethol Cymru yn cynnig diwrnod llawn o weithgareddau a darlleniadau ar gyfer darpar ddramodwyr.
Script Saturdays in Aberystwyth and Cardiff
06 June 2002
Wales’ national new writing company offers two full day of workshops and readings for aspiring playwrights.
30 May 2002
Live music, puppetry, poetry and rich, lush visual imagery - a wonderful spectacle; not to be missed - guaranteed to feed the imagination!!!...
Children take centre stage in innovative theatre production
30 May 2002
AN innovative theatre production for young children which encourages them to watch from the stage rather than the auditorium will return to Cardiff next week.
Culture strategy's `huge impact'
30 May 2002
Creative Future has many important features which tackle barriers to participation and inclusion in the arts head on
29 May 2002
Wales may soon have music and drama training facilities to match those to be found in conservatoires all over the world.
The Taming of The Shrew
27 May 2002
Independent Ballet Wales present their vital interpretation of Shakespeare’s delightful comedy of the sexes "The Taming of The Shrew".
25 May 2002
Today (Friday, 24th May) the Arts Council of Wales launches the Year of Cultural Diversity in the Arts in Wales at Blackwood Miners Institute, Caerphilly.
25 May 2002
Smal World Theatre on HTV
22 May 2002
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 20 May 2002.
20 May 2002
This information has been compiled by Cultural Enterprise for practitioners and organisations in the creative industries.
Torch Theatre presents Ayckbourn comedy
20 May 2002
The production is a collaboration between the Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Torch Theatre.
Salted – how they drank and kept on drinking
16 May 2002
Salted – fe yfon nhw ac fe yfon nhw
16 May 2002
Yn ystod yr haf, bydd Bara Caws /Clwyd Theatr Cymru yn anfon yr actores Lisa Jen Brown i Ffrisia i fod yn rhan o gydgynhyrchiad theatr ryngwladol sy'n ymwneud â iaith a hunaniaeth.
Gary Owen's new play The Shadow of a Boy in rehearsal at the National Theatre
16 May 2002
A softer play from one of Wales resident bad boys....
Cardiff's bid for Capiltal City of Culture is released
15 May 2002
Parliament debates racdism in welsh politics
14 May 2002
Dic Edwards is quoted in a debate in the House of Commons on racism and nationalism in welsh politics
Dic Edwards writes to the Western Mail....
14 May 2002
The full textv of Dic's letter to the editor of the Western Mail responding to the criticism surrounding his play Francos Bastard.
Small World Theatre working with refugees in Wales
13 May 2002
Diogel?/Safe? is an innovative drama-based project that is running in Welsh schools from 2002 to 2004.
Consultation on the draft Theatre For Young People Strategy.
12 May 2002
Bringing `Carry On' star out of the dark closet
11 May 2002
SEVERAL years ago comedian Dave Ainsworth had the chance to do stand-up at the Edinburgh Festival.
The Shadow of a Boy
09 May 2002
A new play by Gary Owen opens at the National Theatre....
Paul Rees comments on Franco's bastard in a letter to the Western Mail....
09 May 2002
An australian perspective on the furore surrounding Dic Edwards' play
08 May 2002
The Theatrical Management Association has launched its campaign to find enthusiastic members of the public to serve as regional panellists for the Barclays Theatre Awards.
07 May 2002
The Arts Council of Wales will be holding a series of meetings across Wales this week to discuss how Dance in Wales can be improved over the next five years.
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin
07 May 2002
various schemes and opportunities for performers and writers....
Fury continues over Cayo play
06 May 2002
A Welsh playwright attacked by nationalists for a drama loosely based on the late Free Wales Army leader Julian Cayo Evans has defended his work as an attempt to open a debate about racism.
01 May 2002
The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) today reiterated its commitment to establish a National Welsh Language Theatre Company.
A Mixture of Avant-Garde and Slapstick
30 April 2002
Carlson Dance present a seriously funny show for all the family
Peter Tyndall is 'pleased with progress'
30 April 2002
WHEN he took up his new job as chief executive of the Arts Council of Wales, Peter Tyndall knew it would be a challenge.
Mercury Musical Developments
30 April 2002
Exciting news for everyone involved in musical theatre! The Mercury Workshop and the New Musicals Alliance have merged to become Mercury Musical Developments (MMD).
The House of Bernada Swansea
30 April 2002
Fluellen Theatre Company presents THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA by Federico Garcia Lorca (in a new performing version by Francis Hardy)
Arts Professional newsletter
30 April 2002
Latest news and comment from Arts Professional magazine; a very useful information source
Landmark Theatrical Event at the Sherman
30 April 2002
This May, the Sherman Theatre is set to welcome a landmark theatrical event, in the shape of a cultural trilogy of plays that have been five years in the making
Performing at Audition course
29 April 2002
Cardiff based Medrel are holding a weekly series of one day courses in performing at audition.
Beyond the Border - Storytelling Festival
29 April 2002
Beyond the Border is an International Storytelling Festival which will take place at St Donats Castle from 5/07/02 to 07/07/02.
Curtain call for star duck
23 April 2002
A duck called Mong is taking the theatre world by storm in a Middle East theatre production which is performing at a Cardiff arts centre.
Ewch ati i greu Theatr Gymraeg i Gymru gyfan
23 April 2002
Mae cyfle yn bod yn awr i greu Theatr Gymraeg ar gyfer Cymru gyfan, wedi blynyddoedd o ddisgwyl. Dyna neges glir a digamsyniol Cymdeithas Theatr Cymru wrth Gyngor Celfyddydau Cymru.
ACW told to create the right type of national theatre
23 April 2002
There has never been a better opportunity to create a Welsh language theatre for the whole of Wales, following years of waiting. This is the clear and unequivocal message that Cymdeithas Theatr Cymru has for the Arts Council of Wales.
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin
22 April 2002
News and opportunities for the cultural sector in Wales
Props Theatre Arts School
16 April 2002
10 students of all ages from Props Theatre Arts School present 3 performances in the round of Michel Azama's play CROSSFIRE
Some Day Soon...
16 April 2002
Hijinx Theatre are preparing for their forthcoming tour for people with learning disabilities.
A particularly physical attraction
15 April 2002
ROMAIN Guion is already being heralded as one of the most exciting choreographers to emerge from Wales - even though his work has yet to be performed in public.
Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for April 15 2002
15 April 2002
A whole host of useful news and information sources for the cultural sector in Wales
Sci - Circus!
15 April 2002
Fast forward to the future with NoFit State’s thrilling and thought provoking Sci Circus. Directed by internationally reknowned PETA LILY, Sci Circus is an adventure for audiences of all ages.
Arts Council of Wales NEW FUNDING SCHEMES
15 April 2002
An introduction to the Arts Council of Wales New Schemes (2002 – 2007)
Training for performers with the SITI Company in Dublin....
12 April 2002
The New York-based SITI Company will bring its world-renowned summer school to Dublin for the first time in August 2002.
Scriptwriting Courses at Ty Newydd 2002
11 April 2002
Three courses on writing for theatre and radio for everyone; from the inexperienced to those who have had plays performed or broadcast
Diversions bring Japan, Russia and Wales together in Cardiff this April
11 April 2002
Renowned for its energy and elegance, From 17-20 April, Diversions, the Dance Company of Wales, returns to Cardiff at the end of its Spring 2002 with an exhilarating international triple bill.
Hijinx tour will focus on relationships
11 April 2002
HIJINX Theatre is preparing for its forthcoming tour for people with learning disabilities.
Opera for all ages....
11 April 2002
TRYING to get children excited about opera may seem like a mission impossible......
Show audiences rise but drama productions suffer
09 April 2002
New figures reveal that while more people are attending the theatre in Wales, they now prefer opera and entertainment shows to traditional drama.
Powerful visual theatre from Iran.
06 April 2002
A new play by Othniel Smith
05 April 2002
Urban Productions are presening a staged rehearsal of Othniel Smith's latest play
Voices To Light Our Way
04 April 2002
A benefit performance in support of the Medical Foundation - Caring for the Victims of Torture International entertainers from the worlds of music and theatre are joined by two of Cardiff's most versatile and acclaimed community choirs.
The Whole Voice: Voice Gesture and Movement
04 April 2002
As part of its ongoing VOICES workshop series, Swansea based Volcano Theatre Company is organising a weekend voice and theatre workshop on 4th & 5th May to be held at The Taliesin Arts Centre (Annexe).
Jenny Randerson raises the curtain on Welsh Theatre
28 March 2002
Marking UNESCO’s World Theatre Day, the Minister for Culture, Sport and the Welsh Language Jenny Randerson today highlighted the Assembly Government’s approach to developing theatre in Wales.
WCMD student joins the RSC!
22 March 2002
Aishling Howard, 3rd-year Acting student at Welsh College of Music and Drama (WCMD) has been selected as a member of Academy - a new company being formed by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Theatre for young people thrives
21 March 2002
Despite the upheaval of the past few years , welsh Theatre in Education is thriving again....
Pub theatre audience to get sneak preview of new play
21 March 2002
ACTORS Maria Pride and Roger Evans will be reunited for Helen Griffin's new drama I love you, superstar.
20 March 2002
On a week celebrating World Theatre Day for Children and Young People, the Arts Council of Wales, as part of the strategic priorities associated with its 5-year Arts Development Strategy, issued a statement announcing its strong commitment to the development of opportunities for young people to experience the arts on a number of levels – as participants and also as practitioners.
20 March 2002
A 1-day arts training course by Rick Bond
14 March 2002
Franco’s Bastard is Sgript Cymru’s latest radical and controversial production to open at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff on Wednesday April 10th 2002.
Sgript Xplosure! 7 Holyhead & Bangor
14 March 2002
A mini season of readings, workshops and an opportunity to see the work of local who have been working with the Community Writer over the past three months.
Graeae Theatre Company and Aurora Metro Press celebrate the publication of GRAEae PLAYS 1.
11 March 2002
A unique and ground-breaking collection of plays by six talented writers intent on redefining disability. Including Ceredigion based writer Kaite O'Reilly
Theatre in Wales reviewer wins American award
07 March 2002
Rebecca Nesvett, a regular contributor to the Theatre in Wales web site has won an award for her own play 'The Shape Shifter'
ReMote II
01 March 2002
Following the success of ReMote, a two-day conference held in September 2000, on the commercial and creative impact of Remote interaction, ReMote II will explore the relationship between creativity, technology and remote practices.
25 February 2002
The construction of the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay began early this morning when Sir Robert McAlpine officially took possession of the waterfront site.
Graeae Theatre presents 'Peeling'
22 February 2002
A powerful piece , written by Ceredigion based Kaite O'Reilly
Performing arts forum `a success'
21 February 2002
Wales may have a wide variety of cultural venues, catering for both mainstream and contemporary productions. But many performance groups, particularly those from abroad, may have shied away from visiting the country.
Arts news
21 February 2002
Creu Cymru was set up last April to develop the provision, accessibility, presentation and vibrancy of the performing arts in Wales
It's Cracking....
19 February 2002
Newport¹s first pub theatre continues its successful launch season on Thursday, February 28 at the Pen & Wig, Stow Hill (8.30pm) with a full-length performance of Ian Rowland's award-winning drama The Sin Eaters.
Diversions in Milford Haven
12 February 2002
Diversions, the Dance Company of Wales, has been thrilling audiences with its performances across Wales and Ireland this Spring. Now it’s heading to Milford Haven for one night only with a triple bill of dance on Tuesday 26 February at 7.30pm.
05 February 2002
The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has announced the appointment of Dewi Walters as their new Deputy Chair. Mr Walters, who has been an ACW Council Member since June 2001, takes up the role of Deputy Chair with immediate effect.
01 February 2002
The Arts Council of Wales today unveiled its three-pronged arts funding strategy following the significant budgetary increase awarded to the Arts by the Welsh Assembly Government.
Protests over Arts Council funding
30 January 2002
A £5.5 MILLION increase in its drama budget was announced yesterday by the Scottish Arts Council, as the organisation set about the task of providing an infrastructure for a national theatre in Scotland.
£3.5 million for theatres in Scotland
28 January 2002
A major funding package of £3.5 million over the next three years for Scotland's theatre sector was announced today.
Welcome Investment in Scottish Theatre
28 January 2002
The announcement today by the Scottish Executive of £3.5m additional investment over three years for theatre has delighted the theatre community across Scotland.
22 January 2002
A study of dance activity in six Local Authority areas in South Wales has found that Dance is alive and well in the valleys communities. The study will be presented by Valleys Dance Initiative at the National Assembly for Wales today.
22 January 2002
The Arts Council of Wales today warmly welcomed the National Assembly’s decision to give the go-ahead to the development of an ambitious multi-million pound arts centre in Cardiff.
Director gets to grips with the funky
21 January 2002
There is no such thing as an easy answer from Roy Campbell-Moore.
Another round of seminars on European funding
15 January 2002
EUCLID, the UK Cultural Contact Point for the European Commission, is pleased to announce a further round of seminars on European funding and Culture 2000, to be run across the UK, in London, Taunton, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow, Cardiff and Belfast in March-April 2002.
Tryater - Dutrch theatre comany - are looking for a new Artistic Director!
11 January 2002
In 2003 the present artistic and general leader Jos Thie will resign from the company after 10 successful years. The board and company-members are therefore looking for suitable candidates for the position ofArtistci Leadrer / intendant
10 January 2002
A £2,095,902 Capital Grant awarded by The Arts Council of Wales will enable Cwmni Tref Caernarfon to proceed with plans to construct a cultural centre located in a unique position at Victoria Dock, Caernarfon
Scripting the future in Swansea: Sgript Xplosure! 6
08 January 2002
For the last three months, Sgript Cymru, the national company for new stage writing in Wales, has been working with local people in Swansea as part of its Arts Council of Wales Lottery funded Community Writer scheme.
Sgriptio’r dyfodol yn Abertawe: Sgript Xplosure! 6
08 January 2002
Yn ystod y tri mis diwethaf, mae Sgript Cymru, cwmni ‘sgrifennu newydd cenedlaethol Cymru, wedi bod yn gweithio gyda phobl leol yn Abertawe fel rhan o’r cynllun Awduron Bro a gefnogwyd gan Gronfa Loteri Cyngor y Celfyddydau Cymru.
08 January 2002
Playwright in Residence at Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead and Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor.
Mae Theatr Ieuenctid y Sherman yn mynd trwy gyfnod cyffrous o newid a datblygu.
07 January 2002
Mae Theatr Ieuenctid y Sherman yn mynd trwy gyfnod cyffrous o newid a datblygu. Mae Cyfarwyddwr Cyswllt y Sherman, Stephen Fisher, a Chyfarwyddwr y Theatr Ieuenctid, Philip Mackenzie, yn awyddus i ehangu eu bas data o weithwyr theatr proffesiynol sydd a diddordeb mewn gweithio gyda phobl ifanc.

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