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Theatre, dance and performance news 2012

Welsh performance News archive for 2012

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 362 main stories for 2012 in our database

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National Theatre Live : The Magistrate, by Arthur Wing Pinero
18 December 2012
Broadcast live in HD to Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, on Thursday 17th January @ 6.45pm
'Vinyl' by performance artist Bill Aitchison
16 December 2012
Vinyl is the most recent show from performance artist Bill Aitchison whose work has entertained and confounded the expectations of audiences across Europe
Forced Entertainment present THE COMING STORM at Aberystwyth
15 December 2012
Forced Entertainment’s new theatre piece THE COMING STORM comes to Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday 31 January – Friday 1 February 2013.
A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
15 December 2012
50 Days to Go Until Y Bont
14 December 2012
There’s only 50 days to go until Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s spectacular production to celebrate 50 years since the famous protest on Trefechan Bridge will be held in Aberystwyth.
50 Diwrnod i Fynd Tan Y Bont
14 December 2012
Dim ond 50 diwrnod sydd i fynd hyd nes digwyddiad arbennig Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru i ddathlu 50 mlynedd ers protest enwog Pont Trefechan yn Aberystwyth.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
12 December 2012
GWENT YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE presents Charles Dickens’ GREAT EXPECTATIONS adapted by Nick Ormerod and De clan Donnellan at the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny
‘OH, WHISTLE . . .’, TWO GHOST STORIES BY M R JAMES
11 December 2012
Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse.
Aberystwyth's Christmas pantomoine launched....
11 December 2012
THE stars of the Wardens’ pantomime have gathered in Aberystwyth to launch this year’s show - oh yes they have!
Learn the art of Burlesque from the best
06 December 2012
Burlesque Class with Miss Tempest Rose at the New Theatre
Dewch i ddysgu’r gelfyddyd Fwrlésg gan un o’r goreuon
06 December 2012
Dosbarth Bwrlésg gyda Miss Tempest Rose yn y Theatr Newydd
The curtain’s up for Blackwood’s Christmas Panto
05 December 2012
Blackwood Miner’s Institute will be alive with laughter, singing and a lot of booing and hissing this Thursday (6th December)
Xmas Open Space: What’s a theatre maker’s utopia?
02 December 2012
Open Space is a radically new way of bringing people together that allows you to have the conversations you really want to have.
New Season at Wales Millennium Centre
30 November 2012
One Man Two Guvnors, Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty, High Society, Ghost, No Fit State Circus and Mickey are only some of the exceptional shows making their way to Wales Millennium Centre in 201
Cadeirydd newydd i Creu Cymru
28 November 2012
Mae Creu Cymru, yr asiantaeth ddatblygu ar gyfer theatrau a chanolfannau celfyddydau yng Nghymru, yn chwilio am Gadeirydd newydd ar gyfer ei bwrdd cyfarwyddwyr ac ymddiriedolwyr.
New Chair for Creu Cymru Board of Directors and Trustees
28 November 2012
Creu Cymru, the development agency for theatres and arts centres in Wales, is seeking a new Chair for its board of directors and trustees
Nunkie Theatre Company presents “Count Magnus…”
26 November 2012
Two Ghost Stories by M R James, Performed by R M Lloyd Parry Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Dec 7th,
Welsh playwright's work on stage in America
26 November 2012
Mark Jenkins' stageplay 'Rosebud;The Lives of Orson Welles' opens in Seattle, Washington State, for a two week pre-Christmas run ahead of a planned tour taking in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the new year.
Encouraging New Directors Into the Theatre in Wales
22 November 2012
LIVING PICTURES DIRECTORS COURSE 2012/13, IN ASSOCIATION WITH THEATR GENEDLAETHOL CYMRU & SHERMAN CYMRU, FUNDED BY ARTS COUNCIL WALES
Annog Cyfarwyddwyr Newydd i Fyd Y Theatr Yng Nghymru
22 November 2012
CWRS CYFARWYDDO LIVING PICTURES 2012/13 , MEWN CYDWEITHREDIAD A THEATR GENEDLAETHOL CYMRU A SHERMAN CYMRU
Christmas with the Siren Sisters!
21 November 2012
Tocynnau ar werth ar gyfer pedair sioe wych yn y Theatr Newydd, Caerdydd
20 November 2012
Mae tocynnau’n mynd ar werth heddiw ar gyfer pedair sioe gyffrous newydd yn 2013
Four great shows now on sale at the New Theatre, Cardiff
20 November 2012
The New Theatre, Cardiff is excited to announce four exciting new shows for 2013 going on sale today
National Dance Company Wales to perform in Belarus
20 November 2012
National Dance Company Wales, (NDCWales), will close its autumn 2012 tour with two performances in Belarus.
Final Opportunity to see Just Like Family by Paul Swift
19 November 2012
Just Like Family will be performing it’s last show on Saturday the 24th of November at 7pm in Llanover Hall Arts Centre
Joe Pasquale ready to entertain Wales this Christmas in the enchanting pantomime Sleeping Beauty at the New Theatre, Cardiff
16 November 2012
Sleeping Beauty, starring Joe Pasquale, Wales’ own Ceri Dupree and Lucy Evans is at the New Theatre, Cardiff from Saturday 8 December 2012 – Sunday 20 January 2013.
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ DE GABAY TO LINK BUTETOWN, CARDIFF WITH GLOBAL SOMALI DIASPORA THROUGH POETRY, VIDEO AND MUSIC, OVER THREE DAYS
16 November 2012
COMPANY CALLS ON LOCAL TALENT TO JOIN PREPARATIONS FOR THIS LIVE-STREAMED PRODUCTION EXAMINING THE FOUR AGES OF MAN
Newport welcomes a hero in green tights this Christmas…
15 November 2012
Robin Hood has gathered his merrie men and women and is coming to town for this year’s Riverfront Panto which runs from 4 December 2012 to 5 January 2013.
The Snow Tiger / Teigr Yr Eira
12 November 2012
Sherman Cymru presents children’s adventure story this Christmas in both Welsh and English
Fly away to Neverland in Sherman Cymru’s Christmas show
12 November 2012
Sherman Cymru’s well-loved Christmas show makes a welcome return to the city this year with an exciting adaptation of Peter Pan.
Reminiscences of Childhood: Adapted from the works of Dylan Thomas
10 November 2012
FILTER THEATRE TOURS ITS NEW FEATURE FILM: WHAT YOU WILL
08 November 2012
The highly acclaimed Filter Theatre takes the pioneering step of touring its feature film WHAT YOU WILL this autumn to Bristol, Poole and Aberystwyth.
Theatre show for babies visits Chapter this Christmas
08 November 2012
This December, Out of the Blue, a theatre show for babies aged 6-18 months (and their grown-ups!), comes to Chapter in Cardiff.
Live on stage - Horrible Histories at the New Theatre, Cardiff
07 November 2012
Fans of Terry Deary’s best-selling Horrible Histories books are in for a treat when the Terrible Tudors and Vile Victorians come to the New Theatre, Cardif
DUETS – Delivering Unique and Exciting Training Strands
07 November 2012
Ballet Cymru and Rubicon Dance awarded £138,000 from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation to deliver opportunities in advanced training and participation for dancers and communities in Wales.
THAT'LL BE THE DAY!, BRAND NEW CHRISTMAS SHOW
07 November 2012
Swansea Grand Theatre, Tuesday 4th December 7.30pm
New Theatre opens its doors for rare behind the scenes experience
07 November 2012
On Sunday 18 November the New Theatre, Cardiff will throw open her doors for a day of behind the scenes tours
Blue Sky, a gripping political thriller
06 November 2012
Pentabus Theatre present the world premiere of award-winning writer Clare Bayley’s new play Blue Sky, a gripping political thriller
Caroline Sabin presents...A Curious Zoo
05 November 2012
Dirty Protest and Clwyd Theatr Cymru Present....Last Christmas
05 November 2012
Welsh fringe theatre company Dirty Protest is delighted to announce it's next show will be a co-production with Clwyd Theatr Cymru.
Incubator Project / Prosiect Deori
04 November 2012
'The Utah Bride', by Carmen Medway-Stephens / 1.618Theatrefilm
04 November 2012
Directed by Louise Osborn, starring Bafta Best Actress 2012 Sharon Morgan and S4C star of 'Alys', Sara Lloyd-Gregory
Ex-actors' new 'performance' bar gets go ahead 
at Harlech Court
01 November 2012
On Friday 19th October the Council gave the approval for a new licensed premises in one of Cardiff’s renowned buildings, Harlech Court.
X Factor finalist Marcus Collins joins the cast of Hairspray
01 November 2012
X Factor’s Marcus Collins will join stars Mark Benton and Lucy Benjamin in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Hairspray, which returns to Wales Millennium Centre in June 2013.
THEATR BARA CAWS yn cyflwyno cynhyrchiad newydd:‘LLANAST!’
01 November 2012
Scriptography Productions presents To Kill A Machine
30 October 2012
A new play celebrating Alan Turing premiered at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Aberystwyth Storytelling Festival
30 October 2012
A weekend of stories, songs and music from Wales and the Wide Wide World!
A Western by Action Hero
30 October 2012
Action Hero perform ‘A Western’ at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Tuesday 20 – Wednesday 21 November, 2012.
Dylan Thomas’ ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’
29 October 2012
A Christmas Classic will be coming to Aberystwyth this year….
NOVELLIST NIALL GRIFFITHS SPEAKING AT A FREE CARDIFF EVENT
24 October 2012
The Wales Arts Review is to host it’s first ever Critics Roundtable, which is to become an annual event, in Cardiff this November and topping the bill is author and playwright Niall Griffiths.
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ EXECUTIVE PRODUCER LUCY DAVIES APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT THE ROYAL COURT THEATRE
24 October 2012
Lucy Davies, who has been Executive Producer at National Theatre Wales since its launch, is to leave the company to become Executive Director at the Royal Court Theatre, London.
Spectacle Touring Communities with Just Like Family by Paul Swift
23 October 2012
Just Like Family was launched last week at Canolfan Rhys Arts and Education Centre and continued its tour to Gartholwg Theatre, Melville Theatre and Maerdy Youth Centre.
HAWL gan Iola Ynyr
23 October 2012
Cynhyrchiad theatrig ar gyfer pobl ifanc 13 oed+
Tremble with Terror from Halloween Treat
23 October 2012
Inky Quill's mini-touring horror show 'Shudders' left Cardiff quaking on Halloween 2011 and now, in partnership with Blackwood Miners' Institute, they bring a fresh selection of stage horror to full scale theatre production on Wednesday 31st October.
SKILLS FOR CREATIVE FUTURES - Strengthening the arts in Powys
23 October 2012
Powys Youth Theatre Festival , 10am - 6pm Saturday 27th October 2012, Llandrindod Wells
The Importance of Being Earnest
23 October 2012
Classic Wilde comedy comes to the New Theatre for the first time in over a decade
The Importance of Being Earnest
23 October 2012
Comedi glasurol Wilde yn dod i Gaerdydd am y tro cyntaf ers degawd
Kitsch&Sync Collective: Private Eye Detective
22 October 2012
A curiously quirky dance theatre production that parodies the classic detective genre, inspired by vintage and retro trends, film noir and electro swing music......
The latest pantomime productions from Rainbow Valley Productions
22 October 2012
JAM-PACKED NOVEMBER AT RCT THEATRES
22 October 2012
Rhondda Cynon Taff Theatres play host to an exciting month of events this autumn.
Hugh Hughes: Stories from an Invisible Town
21 October 2012
At the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on 12 + 13 November at 8pm (UK tour from 16 October to 8 December)
I like the way you wear your hair....
19 October 2012
A true story, written and performed by Greg Wohead - at WMC Cardiff 20 Nov 2012
From Ballet to Breakdance, Find Time to Discover Dance this November!
18 October 2012
Discover Dance, Newport’s annual dance festival returns from 20 – 24 November and includes performances, workshops, visual arts exhibitions, dance-battles and more
3Gs Young Promoters helping a Country Boy’s Struggle!
18 October 2012
the show tells the struggle of a boy moving to London from Cornwall and how he struggles because he doesn’t think he fits in
Sister From Another Mister present: ‘A Work in Lolgress’
16 October 2012
7:45pm, Thursday 8th of November, 2012, Aberystwyth Arts Centre Round Studio
Revealing What Lies Just Beyond the Body
16 October 2012
TaikaBox: Beyond the Body. Touring Wales November 2012
Bugsy Malone at the New Theatre
16 October 2012
Local youngsters hard work pays off as they win roles in Orbit Theatre’s Bugsy Malone at the New Theatre
Don Quixote comes to Blackwood in a boisterous new play
15 October 2012
Open Space: Where are all the producers?
15 October 2012
Have you got work you want to do, but you’re held back by the thought of producing it?
Cast announced for Dirty Dancing at Wales Millennium Centre
11 October 2012
The new cast of the smash hit stage musical Dirty Dancing, which comes to Wales Millennium Centre between 6 November and 1 December, has been announced
Theatre Rue present Very Hard Times, at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
11 October 2012
Mid Wales outfit Theatre Rue presents a dark, brooding meditation on the banking crisis
‘Russian Desperate Housewives’ at RWCMD
10 October 2012
Unsatisfied by her husband’s love, and also that of a family friend, a bored wife sets her sights on her son’s handsome young tutor.
Moist. On the Edge season.
09 October 2012
The Ty Newydd Mentoring Scheme
08 October 2012
An informal rehearsed reading of work developed on the 2012 Ty Newydd Mentoring Scheme, National Writers Centre of Wales.
Performing Ecology and Environment Lecture Series
08 October 2012
The first speakers for IGES' and TFTS' 'Performing Ecology and Environment Lecture Series', this year are John Fox and Professor Baz Kershaw.
Earthfall become the first Arts organisation to win a prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing ‘Canmol’ Award.
08 October 2012
Last Friday, 5th October, Earthfall were honoured to receive a Canmol Wales Award for their At Swim Two Boys marketing campaign.
Dirty Protest Presents....The Real Valleys
06 October 2012
Welsh writers are coming together for one night of explosive theatre reacting to MTV’s The Valleys.
CRIME WRITERS CREATE STORIES FOR TWO NEW OPERAS FOR MUSIC THEATRE WALES.
05 October 2012
National Dance Company Wales Autummn listings...
05 October 2012
Propeller present Pocket Henry, directed by Edward Hall,
05 October 2012
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST EVER SUPERASSEMBLY
04 October 2012
APPLICATIONS ARE WELCOME FROM ALL OVER WALES TO CREATE THIS FREE PERFORMANCE & DEBATE EVENT IN DECEMBER
TaikaBox: Beyond the Body. Touring Wales November 2012
03 October 2012
Revealing What Lies Just Beyond the Body
Leading children’s theatre company celebrates 200th anniversary of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with playful production
03 October 2012
This Autumn, South Wales based children’s theatre company Theatr Iolo will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with Grimm Tales.
A COMEDY IN THICK FOG!
03 October 2012
Black RAT Productions are back at Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale on Wednesday 24th October with Tim Firth's Laurence Olivier Award nominated comedy Neville's Island
Wales Arts Review to host inaugural Critics’ Roundtable in Cardiff, November 17th 2012
03 October 2012
Panellists at this FREE event will include Lyn Gardner (The Guardian) and ITV Wales political editor Adrian Masters
Cardiff Reggae Scene in 1980s Recreated in Ska Musical
03 October 2012
Following the widely acclaimed sell-out production My Life in CIA, theatre company Give It A Name is back with a revival of their hugely popular ska musical Rude!
Come and see dance being developed at one of Wales’ premier arts venues
02 October 2012
Earthfall ar restr fer Canmol, Gwobrau Marchnata Cymru!
01 October 2012
Ar ddydd Gwener, 5 Hydref yng ngwesty'r Mercure Holland House yng Nghaerdydd, bydd Earthfall yn cystadlu yn erbyn 15 o frandiau a busnesau mwyaf adnabyddus Cymru
Same writer, same director, same cast in two young people’s plays at Sherman Cymru
01 October 2012
The National Theatre of Scotland is re-staging the Citizens Theatre’s productions, The Monster in the Hall and Yellow Moon by David Greig for autumn 2012
Earthfall shortlisted for prestigious Canmol: Wales Marketing Award!
01 October 2012
On Friday 05 October at the Mercure Holland House Hotel in Cardiff, Earthfall will be going up against 15 of Wales’s best known brands and businesses,
SATELLITE LIVE! COMES TO WYESIDE
28 September 2012
The future is unwritten present Fever Pitch
28 September 2012
Fever Pitch, the hugely successful play adapted by Paul Hodson from Nick Hornby’s best-selling book, is back on stage.
Best of BE FESTIVAL
28 September 2012
Showcasing the finest work from Birmingham’s celebrated festival of European performance, in a nationwide UK tour
Scheherazade 2012
28 September 2012
Much-loved arts Cardiff-based broadcaster Nicola Heywood-Thomas will be setting the scene for Scheherazade 2012, one of the most ambitious shows staged at St David’s Hall
Omidaze Productions present Things Beginning with M
26 September 2012
At Aberystwyth Arts Centre Thursday 18th October 2012 7.45pm
GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN present EXTERNAL at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
26 September 2012
De Oscuro and Wales Millennium Centre present Gaza/Blaenannerch
25 September 2012
Leading Welsh director Judith Roberts joins forces with the celebrated choreographer and performer Eddie Ladd to perform Gaza/Blaenannerch, the first production by new company De Oscuro
GREASE at Swansea Grand Theatre, Monday 5th - Saturday 10th November
25 September 2012
The number one greatest musical, Grease, continues to rock 'n' roll around the UK and is at Swansea Grand Theatre from Monday 5th to Saturday 10th November.
Yr holl docynnau wedi eu gwerthu ar gyfer The Mousetrap yn y Theatr Newydd, Caerdydd
25 September 2012
Mae’r holl docynnau wedi eu gwerthu ar gyfer The Mousetrap gan Agatha Christie yn y Theatr Newydd, fel rhan o daith gyntaf erioed y sioe o amgylch y DU.
Tickets all snapped up for first ever UK tour of The Mousetrap at the New Theatre, Cardiff
25 September 2012
The first ever UK tour of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has sold out its week- long run at the New Theatre.
Wales’ national dance company returns from triumphant tour of China
25 September 2012
Visiting China as part of UK NOW, a festival celebrating British arts and culture, National Dance Company Wales, (NDCWales), performed in Qingdao, Chongqing, Zhengzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai.
De Oscuro a Chanolfan Mileniwm Cymru yn cyflwyno Gaza/Blaenannerch
25 September 2012
Mae'r cyfarwyddwr blaenllaw o Gymru, Judith Roberts yn ymuno â'r coreograffydd a'r perfformwraig poblogaidd, Eddie Ladd, i gyflwyno Gaza/Blaenannerch, sef cynhyrchiad cyntaf y cwmni newydd, De Oscuro.
Leading children’s theatre company celebrates 25th birthday with Grimm fairy tales production
24 September 2012
This Autumn, Cardiff-based children’s theatre company Theatr Iolo will be celebrating their 25th birthday year with Grimm Tales, a production based on the haunting tales of the Brothers Grimm.
North Wales Dance Collective collaborative event
21 September 2012
Dance artists from across North Wales are taking to the stage, foyer and even walls of Galeri, Caernarvon for their first major collaborative event.
Memories of Trefechan Bridge 1963
21 September 2012
Atgofion Pont Trefechan 1963
21 September 2012
Oeddech chi yn rhan o brotest enwog Pont Trefechan yn Aberystwyth yn 1963? Fyddech chi yn barod i rannu eich atgofion er mwyn helpu creu darn o theatr i goffau’r digwyddiad hanesyddol yma?
The Market Theatre and Assembly present And The Girls In Their Sunday Dresses
20 September 2012
And The Girls In Their Sunday Dresses brings together high drama and kooky comedy to examine life in modern day South Africa.
KRAPPS LAST TAPE & CATASTROPHE by Samuel Beckett
20 September 2012
Best-selling children’s author Terry Deary set to meet Welsh fans of Horrible Histories
20 September 2012
TALES, TUNES AND TUTUS!
19 September 2012
Rhondda Cynon Taff Theatres play host to an exciting season of events this October
Whose Coat Is That Jacket? at the New Theatre, Cardiff
17 September 2012
The team that brought the hit comedy, Bred in Heaven to the New Theatre last year returns with their latest production, Whose Coat Is That Jacket? from Tuesday 2 – Saturday 6 October.
SHUDDERS 2012
16 September 2012
Blackwood Miners Institute and Inky Quill Productions present SHUDDERS 2012
Cardiff based trio Kitch&Synch a hit at Festival No 6
16 September 2012
Cast announced for American Idiot at Wales Millennium Centre
14 September 2012
The U.S cast have been announced for the UK premiere of Green Day’s acclaimed award-winning Broadway rock musical, American Idiot, which comes to Wales Millennium Centre
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 2012 Autumn Season comes to Wales Millennium Centre
14 September 2012
"Breaking The String" at Swansea Grand Theatre
14 September 2012
Written, directed by, and starring, Frank Vickery
West End stars headline national tour of tap dancing musical great 42nd Street at the New Theatre, Cardiff
14 September 2012
Circa yn dod i Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru ym mis Hydref eleni
11 September 2012
Bydd y cwmni syrcas cyfoes o Brisbane, Circa, yn dod â'i sioe ysblennydd, Wunderkammer, i Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 12 a 13 Hydref.
Circa comes to Wales Millennium Centre this October
11 September 2012
Brisbane-based contemporary circus company Circa will be bringing their spectacular show, Wunderkammer, to Wales Millennium Centre between 12 and 13 October.
DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED CARDIFF
11 September 2012
What are we going to do about theatre and the performing arts in 2012 and beyond?
Criccieth Memorial Hall brings to you "MACBETH" performed by Opra Cymru
10 September 2012
A Decadent Evening of Comedy and Cabaret comes to Cardigan
10 September 2012
Experience the unexpected as Cwtch Cabaret raises the curtains on it’s 3rd season of alternative cabaret evenings at Mwldan on Thursday 27 September at 8pm, with a line up of internationally acclaimed artistes.
MELLOW DRAMA TO MELODRAMA
10 September 2012
From mellow drama to melodrama, Rhondda Cynon Taff Cultural Services brand new act 8 Drama Season features brilliant comedy, and a beautiful adaptation of a classic children’s tale.
‘The Great Outdoors 2012’
10 September 2012
Wales’s first National Conference for Outdoor Performance - final delegate places now available
“Shishya 2012”
08 September 2012
The largest Indian Dance event in Wales!
OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD
07 September 2012
MAX STAFFORD-CLARK REVIVES TIMBERLAKE WERTENBAKER’S MODERN CLASSIC At Aberystwyth Arts Centre as part of a UK Tour Autumn 2012
Sherman Cymru rolls out Welsh language workshops for little ones
07 September 2012
Sherman Cymru in Cardiff will be extending its Sherman Sherbets weekly drama workshop for children to include dedicated Welsh language sessions.
ARTS IN EDUCATION REVIEW - your participation is sought.
07 September 2012
The Welsh Government has appointed Prof. Dai Smith to chair a Task and Finish Group which will focus on how the quality and range of arts in schools can be improved.
ADOLYGIAD O’R CELFYDDYDAU MEWN ADDYSG – cyfle i chi ddweud eich dweud
07 September 2012
Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi penodi’r Athro Dai Smith i gadeirio Grŵp Gorchwyl a Gorffen a fydd yn canolbwyntio ar sut y gellir gwella ansawdd ac amrywiaeth y celfyddydau mewn ysgolion.
ON THE RAZZLE
07 September 2012
Tom Stoppard's dazzlingly brilliant farce presented by Gwent Young People's Theatre Company
'The Great Outdoors 2012' - Wales' first National Conference for Outdoor Performance.
07 September 2012
Now just over a month away on Friday 12th October, final delegate places are available
Sherman Cymru’n cynnig gweithdai Cymraeg i’r rhai bach
07 September 2012
Bydd Sherman Cymru yng Nghaerdydd yn ehangu eu gweithdai drama wythnosol i blant, sef y Sherman Sherbets, i gynnwys sesiynau penodol yn yr iaith Gymraeg.
Flora, Fauna and Fairies at the bottom of the Garden
06 September 2012
Llanerchaeron (near Aberaeron) is the National Trust location for the Youth Theatre’s latest production, Torri Ffiniau / Beyond Border,
Macbeth - the first project in Pontardawe’s innovative Shake it up – Shakespeare Project
05 September 2012
A new fast moving, exciting production of this ever popular tragedy that many have called Shakespeare’s thriller.
'Refuse'...
05 September 2012
Absurdly Moving Theatre Company bring you 'Refuse', their latest show, to Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday September 20th at 7.45 pm.
On The Edge 2012
03 September 2012
Mike Smith previews this season's productions
Tall Tales and Topiary with NYTW and the National Trust
31 August 2012
The National Youth Theatre of Wales and National Trust in Wales are welcoming audiences to walk through the grounds and gardens of two of Wales’ most significant properties,
THE NEWPORT MONOLOGUES
31 August 2012
THE RIVERFRONT AND FEEL GOOD NEWPORT PRESENT A VERY SPECIAL NIGHT AT THE THEATRE
Scheherazade 2012
30 August 2012
This October, young people from across South Wales will come together with major national arts organisations to bring one of the greatest stories ever told to life.
Sherman Cymru a Bristol Old Vic yn cyd-gynhyrchu drama newydd Katherine Chandler, wedi ei lleoli ar stad o dai yng Nghaerdydd
29 August 2012
Gan barhau â’u hymrwymiad i ddatblygu, cynhyrchu ac hyrwyddo awduron newydd o Gaerdydd bydd Sherman Cymru a’r Bristol Old Vic yn cyd-gynhyrchu drama newydd llawn cythrwfl emosiynol.
Sherman Cymru and Bristol Old Vic produces Katehrine Chandler’s new play set on a Cardiff housing estate
29 August 2012
Continuing their commitment to developing, producing and championing new writers from Wales, Sherman Cymru will be co-producing a haunting new drama with Bristol Old Vic, Before It Rains, written by Cardiff writer Katherine Chandler and directed by Sherman Cymru’s Associate Director Róisín McBrinn.
Upcoming shows at Swansea Grand Theatre...
29 August 2012
TORCH THEATRE’ LAUNCHES ANNIVERSARY SEASON
28 August 2012
Milford Haven’s Torch Theatre launches another great season of entertainment this month and there are a few pleasant surprises in store which will make those darker evenings a little more bearable!
Legendary Welsh singer-songwriter Cerys Matthews is to share the stage live with Ballet Cymru
28 August 2012
Legendary Welsh singer-songwriter Cerys Matthews is to share the stage live with Ballet Cymru as her album Tir is choreographed as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of Newport’s City Status.
On The Edge celebrates 8 years of Welsh script-held performances with an outstanding autumn Season
28 August 2012
Next month will mark the eighth year of Michael Kelligan’s widely acclaimed On The Edge project of Script-held performances of plays by mainly Welsh and Wales based authors.
National Dance Company Wales opens autumn tour internationally
28 August 2012
Wales’ national dance company launches its autumn tour of work created exclusively in Wales with a performance at Germany’s international contemporary dance exhibition, and a five city tour of China.
Paralympic Torch Relay; Welsh Flame will light the skies of Cardiff
25 August 2012
Cardiff will be one of three locations in the UK to welcome the Paralympic Torch Relay as it plays host to the Welsh Flame in the capital this weekend.
Blackwood Miners’ Institute launches New Season of Events
24 August 2012
Blackwood Miners’ Institute launches its new autumn season line-up this month with a mouth-watering array of live music, theatre, comedy, children’s theatre, family entertainment and more.
Frapetsus Productions present Whose Coat is That Jacket
22 August 2012
THE LATEST COMEDY FROM THE TEAM BEHIND BRED IN HEAVEN goes to Aberystwyth Arts Centre Friday 28 September 2012.
What's on at the Savoy Theatre Monmouth, September 2012
20 August 2012
Encore!
19 August 2012
The third exhibition by Swansea Grand Theatre’s first Artist in Residence,
Wales Millennium Centre’s first full production - Ma Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco goes on tour of Wales
15 August 2012
Wales Millennium Centre is thrilled to announce its first national tour with a Welsh language production called Ma’ Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco (Bili does a Bronco).
'Cluttering
15 August 2012
The Sir Harry Secombe Trust presents Oliver! at Swansea Grand Theatre
14 August 2012
New theatre company debuts next week in Nanteos mansion near Aberystwyth
14 August 2012
A NEW theatre company based exclusively at a refurbished mansion house in Wales makes its debut later this month.
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART’S DON GIOVANNI
13 August 2012
Mid Wales Opera returns this autumn with Mozart’s Don Giovanni, a tale of love, lust, betrayal and revenge.
It’s My Shout to Ensure a Bright Future for Bridgend Youth Theatre
12 August 2012
Leading BBC Cymru Wales Talent Consultant - Roger Burnell – joins with Bridgend County Borough Council to lead youth theatre activities in Bridgend.
Nigel Charnock - a tribute by Mike Smith
05 August 2012
Arts friends and colleagues yesterday paid tribute to one of the UK’s most important dancers and choreographers, North Wales-raised Nigel Charnock who died aged 52 on Wednesday.
Leading Asian Arts Festival Welcomes Welsh Play Llwyth
03 August 2012
A successful Welsh play will take centre stage at a leading Asian arts festival next month.
Llwyth yn Teithio I Taipei!
03 August 2012
Bydd drama Gymraeg lwyddiannus yn cymryd rhan yn un o brif wyliau celfyddydol Asia y mis nesaf.
From the Festival Ground to the Centre
01 August 2012
Sunday 5 Augustt
DOWCH I SGWENNU!
01 August 2012
Ydach chi wedi meddwl erioed am sgwennu drama ac ofn mentro?
Taith Eisteddfodwyr i Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru
01 August 2012
Dydd Sul 5 Awst
THE TWITS by Roald Dahl adapted by David Wood
31 July 2012
OUTDOOR THEATRE AT WELSH WILDLIFE CENTRE | CANOLFAN NATUR CYMRU CILGERRAN
Boys Aloud singer Dan Hampton becoming first winner of a prestigious new award for young people who make a significant contribution to theatre
30 July 2012
The Jonathan Conick Award commemorates a much-loved member of Playgoers who lost his battle with cancer three years ago, aged just 29.
In Water I'm Weightless now running....
30 July 2012
"It's provocative, it's sexy, it's telling stories that haven't been told before"
Clwyd Theatr Cymru Summer Youth Theatre.
27 July 2012
Lil'tim, Dance Captain at the Olympic Opening Ceremony and Britain’s Got Talent 2012 semi-finalist joins the artistic team at Clwyd Theatr Cymru Summer Youth Theatre.
A Storm is Forcasted in 12 Days
27 July 2012
There’s only 12 days to go until Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s exciting production of The Tempest opens its doors.
Rhagolygon o Storm mewn 12 diwrnod
27 July 2012
Dim ond 12 diwrnod sydd i fynd hyd nes fydd cynhyrchiad cyffrous Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru ‘Y Storm’ yn agor ei ddrysau yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru Bro Morgannwg.
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES BRINGS A HEN WEEKEND TO A FLINTSHIRE FOREST – AND LIVE-STREAMS IT AT CARDIFF’S CITY CENTRE
27 July 2012
National Theatre Wales’ 22nd production – and its third and final contribution to the London 2012 Festival – will be a visually extraordinary event
THE HISTORY OF MILFORD HAVEN… IN 67 MINUTES?
25 July 2012
An entertaining new play documenting the history of Milford Haven and its development over the years is being premièred by a Summer Youth Theatre group in Pembrokeshire next week.
Gwent Young People’s Theatre present A Midsummer Night’s Dream
16 July 2012
Shakespeare's glorious comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream in the perfect setting of Abergavenny Castle
GET READY FOR DANCING IN THE STREETS THIS SATURDAY AS WALES CELEBRATES BIG STREET DANCE DAY
12 July 2012
Wales celebrates Big Street Dance Day, this Saturday 14th July.
Amgueddfa Cymru tackles Child poverty in conference
12 July 2012
A one-day conference Transforming children’s lives
Sherman Cymru announces Autumn 2012 programme and their commitment to new writing
06 July 2012
Sherman Cymru has today revealed their Autumn programme, which includes a mix of Welsh, UK and International artists
Sherman Cymru’n cyhoeddi rhaglen yr Hydref 2012 a’u hymrwymiad i sgrifennu newydd
06 July 2012
Mae’n cynnwys cymysgedd o artistiaid Cymreig, Prydeinig a rhyngwladol
After The End....
06 July 2012
Cardiff’s new writing company, Dirty Protest is this month taking on their biggest challenge yet as they produce their first ever full length production.
Wounded Service Men and Women stories set for Sherman Cymru’s stage
06 July 2012
Summer Repertory Season at Swansea Grand Theatre, Tuesday 24th to Saturday 18th August 7.30pm
05 July 2012
The hugely popular Summer Repertory Season, now in its 16th year, serves up its usual fantastic farces, enthralling thrillers and cracking comedies, with an all-star-cast.
Wales Millennium Centre’s first full Welsh language production - Ma Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco goes on tour of Wales
05 July 2012
Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru National Youth Theatre of Wales
05 July 2012
Torri’r Ffiniau - taith yn benodol i safle drwy straeon a thirluniau. Beyond Borders - a site-specific journey through stories and landscapes
SUMMERDANCE 2012: CELEBRATING YOUNG DANCE TALENT
03 July 2012
Unique collaboration between top young Welsh dancers and musicians premiers in Cardiff
The internationally renowned West Glamorgan Youth Theatre Company presents ‘Decade’
03 July 2012
Having just returned from representing Wales at the Cultural Olympiad Youth Theatre Festival in London, West Glamorgan Youth Theatre Company are about to embark on their Summer Course 2012.
DANCE TAKES TO THE STREETS AS WALES GETS MOVING FOR BIG DANCE WEEK
01 July 2012
Big Dance Week is part of Big Dance 2012, one of the many ways the creative arts world is celebrating the 2012 Olympics
WREXHAM STUDENTS HEAD TO LONDON TO PERFORM AT BIG DANCE 2012 LAUNCH EXTRAVAGANZA
30 June 2012
A group of students from Wrexham are heading to London next week to take part in a dance extravaganza to launch the UK’s biggest-ever festival of dance
THEATR BARA CAWS presents ‘GA’ I FOD..?’ by Madeleen Bloemendaal
30 June 2012
Nature calls..! Our next exciting production ‘Ga’ i fod..?’ promises to be a breath of fresh air – literally.
Biggest swingers in town head for Sherman Cymru
28 June 2012
What happens if you group together some of the hottest talent in Welsh theatre, get them to spin a bottle, put a few mattresses on the floor and get them to stay awake all night?
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN’T DANCE? WELSH TOUR OF DAVID ROLLAND CHOREGRAPHIES’ ‘THE READERS’ PROVES ANYONE CAN MOVE WITH INNOVATIVE PARTICIPATORY PERFORMANCE
27 June 2012
The Readers comes to Wales as part of Big Dance Cymru, Wales’ largest ever celebration of dance
An extraordinary 'play without words’ at Blackwood Miners' Institute
27 June 2012
Multi award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum bring their hit play Translunar Paradise to Blackwood Miners’ Institute on Friday 6th July.
Henry V at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran
27 June 2012
Illyria and Theatr Mwldan present Henry V at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran Sunday 8 July 2012, 7.30pm
FROM BALLET TO BOLLYWOOD, TEA-DANCE TO TAP, AND STREET TO SALSA, GET MOVING FOR BIG DANCE CYMRU 2012
25 June 2012
Celebrate dance of all genres this summer as Wales hosts Big Dance 2012, the UK’s biggest-ever festival of dance.
Join the wonderful world of carnival and cabaret at this year's Blysh festival
23 June 2012
Blysh festival at Wales Millennium Centre [2 to 22 July]
Scheherazade at Cardiff's St David’s Hall
21 June 2012
National Dance Company Wales, Welsh National Opera and Literature Wales have combined to create a new production based on Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade
Dennis Kelly’s After the End Welsh premier and first full length production by new writing company, Dirty Protest
20 June 2012
Kitsch & Synch Collective: Privet Eye Detective
19 June 2012
A curiously quirky dance theatre production at Chapter 20-21 July 2012
Dirty Protest Midsummer Night Fete
19 June 2012
Come to the Dirty Protest midsummer night's indoor fete at Little O'Neills and help us raise money to support our upcoming events.
Proposed reforms to the regulation of children and performance
19 June 2012
DfES are currently holding jointly with Department for Education in England on proposals to reform the regulation of children and performance
‘Stitching’: one of the most controversial and discussed plays of recent years.
18 June 2012
Stuart and Abby love each other madly but when Abby discovers she is pregnant the choices that they make will haunt them forever
THEATR BARA CAWS yn cyflwyno ‘Ga’ i fod..?’
18 June 2012
Dance talent on display at the ‘Stute!
18 June 2012
To celebrate the talents of people from across Caerphilly county borough, Caerphilly County Borough Arts Service will be hosting a Community Dance Showcase at 7.00pm on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26 June at Blackwood Miners’ Institute.
Brian Hibbard, the wild man of welsh theatre, dies
18 June 2012
Devoted and Disgruntled is coming to Wales
15 June 2012
The Devoted & Disgruntled Roadshow is part of the 2012 Festival, the finale of the Cultural Olympiad, with19 events across the UK between June and October.
Details of international arts events revealed in this year’s Unity Festival in Cardiff
14 June 2012
The Unity Festival is created by Hijinx Theatre and will showcase and celebrate the best in inclusive, disability and learning disability arts
ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY’S OPEN STAGES COMES TO ABERYSTWYTH !
14 June 2012
An Aberystwyth based theatre company will be presenting a Shakespeare classic this July as part of the prestigious UK wide RSC Open Stages programme.
Sherman Cymru’s famous pink campervan goes under the hammer
13 June 2012
Sherman Cymru’s famous pink campervan is looking for a new home. The vehicle has been touring Wales while the company have been waiting for their new building to be completed.
Barker in Wales
13 June 2012
Later this month the arts center Chapter in Cardiff, Wales, will present a mini-season of recent Howard Barker plays from both established and new independent companies.
13 DAWNSIWR IFANC YN CHWILIO AM GOREOGRAFFYDD
13 June 2012
Mae Dance Blast am gomisiynu coreograffydd i weithio gyda'i gwmni dawns ieuenctid blaenllaw; Cwmni Dawns Ieuenctid Sir Fynwy (MYDC).
13 YOUNG DANCERS IN SEARCH OF A CHOREOGRAPHER
13 June 2012
Dance Blast is looking to commission a choreographer to work with its flagship youth dance company; Monmouthshire Youth Dance Company (MYDC).
DANCE SHORTS 2012/2013
13 June 2012
10 munud o waith dawns newydd a chyffrous
DANCE SHORTS 2012/2013
13 June 2012
10 minutes of fresh & exciting dance
Campyrfan binc enwog Sherman Cymru ar werth!
13 June 2012
Mae campyrfan binc enwog Sherman Cymru yn chwilio am gartref newydd. Mae’r cerbyd wedi bod yn teithio Cymru tra bod y cwmni’n aros i’w hadeilad newydd gael ei gwblhau.
Sports Play - Just a Must in partnership with the Austrian Cultural Forum London
11 June 2012
English Language Premiere of Nobel Prize Winner Elfriede Jelinek’s theatrical meditation on sport and violence
Local Amateur Dramatic groups showcase their work with the RSC at Sherman Cymru, Cardiff.
11 June 2012
13 local Amateur Dramatic Companies from around Wales and the South West will be performing extracts of plays they have developed with the RSC’s Open Stages Project at Sherman Cymru
Mandela Memories
08 June 2012
Later this month Wales Millennium Centre will welcome the return of Cape Town Opera with the European Premiere of Mandela Trilogy,
Mzansi Cymru Project: Torchbearers
08 June 2012
Valleys Kids & Wales Millennium Centre 2008 - 2012
Welsh actor Owain Arthur confirmed to play lead role in One Man, Two Guvnors at Wales Millennium Centre
06 June 2012
Bangor-born Owain Arthur, will appear in the National Theatre’s five-star award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors when the production comes to Wales Millennium Centre
The Best Amateur Drama In Wales in one weekend
06 June 2012
Gwent Drama Association (in association with the Drama Association of Wales) is to host a two-day amateur theatre festival
The Great Outdoors 2012
31 May 2012
Wales’s first National Conference for Outdoor Performance
100 young people to perform their own short performances at Sherman Cymru
30 May 2012
Sherman Cymru’s Youth Theatre members will be given the opportunity to perform their own devised short plays with their first performance back in their new home at Sherman Cymru in Cardiff.
Nichola McAuliffe yn ymddangos yn The Lady in the Van gan Alan Bennett yn y Theatr Newydd, Caerdydd
30 May 2012
Daw cynhyrchiad clodfawr Hull Truck o The Lady in the Van gan Alan Bennett i’r Theatr Newydd, Caerdydd, o ddydd Mawrth 12 Mehefin i ddydd Sadwrn 16 Mehefin.
Nichola McAuliffe stars in Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van at the New Theatre, Cardiff
30 May 2012
The highly acclaimed Hull Truck production of Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van comes to the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 June.
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION OF SHAKESPEARE’S MOST POLITICAL PLAY TO BE STAGED IN A SOUTH WALES AIRCRAFT HANGAR
29 May 2012
TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR CORIOLAN/US, NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ 21ST PRODUCTION, AND ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LONDON 2012 FESTIVAL IN WALES
CHRISTOPHER BRUCE’S DANCE GB OPEN REHEARSALS
29 May 2012
See Olympic-inspired dance being created at Wales’ national dance venue
TOP LONDON DANCE SCHOOL BRINGS CREAM OF THE CROP TO WALES
29 May 2012
National Dance Company Wales teams up with London Contemporary Dance School to inspire young dancers
Annie at the New Theatre, Cardiff
28 May 2012
A half-term treat for all the family
RISING Cardiff-based actor Sule Rimi is juggling stage and silver screen work.
28 May 2012
Bite-size Plays at RWCMD at Lunchtime – The Perfect Way to Taste New Drama!
24 May 2012
Short, entertaining and challenging, the first of a new series of half hour Lunchtime Bites

24 May 2012
Actorsworkshop Announce Summer Tour!
24 May 2012
Cyflwyniad Nos: Brith Gof Evening
24 May 2012
National Concert Hall brings the stage to the page!
23 May 2012
Aurasma arrives in Wales
AWARD-WINNING WRITER KAITE O’REILLY REJOINS NATIONAL THEATRE WALES WITH SIX DEAF & DISABLED PERFORMERS
23 May 2012
In Water I’m Weightless, which takes a provocative look at the body, will be performed in Cardiff and London by a cast of six Deaf and disabled performers.
Two new plays by Howard Barker at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
22 May 2012
Pot of Thieves presents two new plays by Howard Barker: Acts (Chapter One) and Lot and his God at Aberystwyth Arts Centre Wednesday 30 May 7.45.
Everyman Theatre continues its BANNED SEASON of plays with Ibsen's classic drama Ghosts.
22 May 2012
CAST Y STORM YN CAEL EI GYHOEDDI
21 May 2012
Bydd cast cynhyrchiad cyffrous newydd Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, ‘Y Storm’, yn cynnwys rhai o enwau adnabyddus byd y theatr yng Nghymru.
CAST MEMBERS OF ‘Y STORM’ ANNOUNCED
21 May 2012
The cast of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s exciting production of ‘Y Storm’ will include a number of well-known names from the world of Welsh theatre.
Free Workshops at Unity Festival 2012
18 May 2012
Centre for Performance Research - workshop-laboratory ACTION: BETWEEN PRECISION AND SPONTANEITY
18 May 2012
30th JULY – 12th AUGUST 2012, Aberystwyth, Wales 2 Week, 1 Week or Weekend workshop options available
Enchanting puppetry with a 3D finale!
16 May 2012
Award-winning family entertainment Swamp Juice is a delightful production full of silliness and surprises, and it comes to Blackwood Miners' Institute on Thursday 24th May.
Powys Arts service is delighted to announce two public performances of their enormously popular production of ‘Home’.
15 May 2012
‘Home’ is an enchanting new bilingual theatre performance for young audiences aged 3 – 7 and for families and communities.
Rhaglen ddawns ryngwladol arloesol a chyffrous yn ymweld â Chaerdydd
15 May 2012
Mae menter deithiol ryngwladol Dance Roads yn dod i Chapter, Caerdydd ar ddiwedd mis Mai ac yn cynnig cyfle i gynulleidfaoedd weld gwaith 5 o goreograffwyr mewn un rhaglen amrywiol a diddorol.
Innovative and compelling International dance programme visits Cardiff
15 May 2012
Dance Roads international touring initiative is coming to Chapter, Cardiff at the end of May and offers audiences the opportunity to see five choreographers work in one diverse and engaging programme.
Cardiff city centre transformed into Paris and Milan for immersive 1970’s spy thriller theatre show
09 May 2012
Following two widely acclaimed sell-out productions (Heart Of Darkness and Rude), theatre company Give It A Name is back with an immersive 1970's Parisian spy thriller, My Life in CIA, in Cardiff city centre 23 May – 3 June.
I Dreamed a Dream at the New Theatre, Cardiff
08 May 2012
Susan Boyle comes to Cardiff
National Theatre’s five star award-winning hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors comes to Cardiff
04 May 2012
Nicholas Hytner’s five star award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors will embark on a second UK tour visiting Cardiff, Wales Millennium Centre from 22 – 26 January 2012
Philip Glass presents Dracula: The Music and Film at Wales Millennium Centre
04 May 2012
W i t c h
04 May 2012
Thirteen voices bring to life the thrilling tensions of a Suffolk village in the throes of the witch hunts of the mid-seventeenth century.
JOHN HEGLEY AT LLANOVER HALL ARTS CENTRE
01 May 2012
"BEYOND OUR KENNEL" - SATURDAY MAY 12TH, 7.30PM.
Coronation Street writer inspired to create a play about traditional Cardiff pubs
01 May 2012
Cardiff born Coronation street writer, Simon Crowther has written a new play based on a group of friends reuniting for one night, which is set in Cardiff.
MORE THAN 8,000 PEOPLE WATCH LIVE-STREAM OF THE RADICALISATION OF BRADLEY MANNING WORLDWIDE
01 May 2012
VIEWERS IN 76 COUNTRIES ENGAGE WITH THE WORLD’S FIRST HYPER-CONNECTED THEATRE EXPERIENCE
The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon creates music for new musical adaptation of Swallows and Amazons at the New Theatre, Cardiff
30 April 2012
Electrifying New Drama Staged at Abergavenny
28 April 2012
Fragments of Ash, written and directed by Terry Victor, is staged by the Notional Theatre at the beginning of a national tour.
Dirty Protest Presents....MayDay
25 April 2012
A reception school teacher, two comedians, a Scottish playwright who this year adapted Marriage of Figaro, a My Family actor, Eisteddfod drama winner and musical writer will all be writing for the next Dirty Protest Theatre night
Applications for the 2012 BBC Drama Writers Academy are now open.
25 April 2012
Designed to train writers to write for Casualty, Holby City, EastEnders and Doctors.
HEARTWARMING NEW PLAY AT ABERYSTWYTH ARTS CENTRE
24 April 2012
"The Shoeshine" is a new two-act play written by Swansea writer and actor Richard Lloyd, which will be performed in Aberystwyth Arts Centre
NOTIONAL THEATRE presents FRAGMENTS OF ASH
22 April 2012
An electrifying new play, intelligent, physical theatre
ADAIN AVION
20 April 2012
Co-produced by Taliesin Arts Centre and Swansea University for the London 2012 Festival, the culmination of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad
Plenty of fighting spirit at the ‘Stute!
20 April 2012
The final plunge for Earthfall’s At Swim Two Boys!
18 April 2012
Earthfall’s sell-out production of At Swim Two Boys, based on the novel by Jamie O’Neill, concludes at the aptly named Riverfront Arts Centre
Oppressed stories from one of the last dictatorships to be retold at Sherman Cymru, Cardiff
18 April 2012
A play about people living under one of the last dictatorships in the world , Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker will be at Sherman Cymru, Cardiff on 29 and 30 May.
BAFTA AWARD WINNING ACTRESS TACKLES INTRIGUING LIFE OF AWARD WINNING HOLLYWOOD STARLET
17 April 2012
How did a shy Welsh minister’s daughter become a booze-soaked, foul-mouthed, fading Hollywood star?
7 Day Drunk
17 April 2012
Bryony Kimmings brings her show 7 Day Drunk to Cardiff’s Millenium Centre for one night only, for 2 performances on 4 May at 8pm.
Galw ar Ddawnswyr Ifanc i Berfformio dros Gymru
17 April 2012
Mae Dawns Genedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru (DGIC) am ddewis hyd at 15 dawnsiwr ifanc rhwng 16 – 21 oed i fynd ar gwrs preswyl dwys ym mis Awst 2012
Wales Millennium Centre seeks its 10-millionth visitor
10 April 2012
Are you their 1 in 10,000,000?
A Beauty of a Ballet
10 April 2012
Northern Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre, Cardiff
Tick, tick...BOOM!
09 April 2012
"What Was That? Productions are thrilled to be returning to the Aberystwyth Arts Centre for a third, successive year, with their newest production 'Tick, tick...BOOM!'
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES ADDS A NEW MEMBER TO ITS LEADERSHIP TEAM
04 April 2012
National Theatre Wales has appointed Michelle Carwardine-Palmer to the company’s new role of Director of Administration and Development.
SPRINGBOARD: INSPIRING A LOVE OF DANCE
03 April 2012
National Dance Company Wales offers young people a taste of life as a professional dancer
National Dance Company Wales’ dancers triumph at festival
30 March 2012
Two National Dance Company Wales dancers are celebrating success after scooping top prizes at an international dance festival in Germany
Women in Love
29 March 2012
Welsh National Opera's 2012 spring season focuses on matters of the heart, seen from a woman's perspective.
From stage to screen
28 March 2012
Earthfall Dance on Film evening in Plymouth University!
Steel Magnolias at the New Theatre, Cardiff
28 March 2012
The funniest play to ever make you cry
Experience At Swim Two Boys through 4 artists individual interpretations
21 March 2012
An installation of artistic works, which range from projected Images to sculptures, will be presented at Y Llofft, Chapter Arts Centre on Saturday 17th March
SOME LIKE IT HOTTER
21 March 2012
Don't miss the Oxfordshire Touring Co's brilliant acclaimed new show THIS WEEK at THE MONMOUTH SAVOY THEATRE
HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES
20 March 2012
One of the great classic comedies of all time will be coming to Aberystwyth soon !
Over 160 plays on a page on display at the new Sherman Cymru
20 March 2012
To celebrate the opening of Sherman Cymru, the theatre is displaying over 160 plays around the new building, covering the foyer walls and even the backs of toilet doors.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Yn Cyhoeddi Rhaglen Artistig
19 March 2012
rhaglen artistig Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru dros haf a hydref 2012
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Announces Artistic Programme
19 March 2012
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s artistic programme for summer/autumn 2012
U.Dance Wales – a showcase of some of the best youth dance in North Wales.
15 March 2012
Over 60 young dancers will descend upon Galeri in Caernarfon on Monday 2 April for U.Dance Wales – a showcase of some of the best youth dance in North Wales.
Once in a House on Fire
15 March 2012
Monkeywood Theatre bring bestselling memoir to life…
Aberystwyth Arts Centre New Writing group present The Town With No Traffic Wardens
15 March 2012
Is this the last resting place of Jack the Ripper? Anarchy rules in town with no traffic wardens.
Cirque du Ciel: ShangHi , Swansea Grand Theatre
14 March 2012
Direct from China, the highly awaited, internationally acclaimed production of ShangHi by Cirque du Ciel is at Swansea Grand Theatre
“Directors Call Out”
14 March 2012
It’s My Shout Productions Ltd seeking new talented Directors for BBC Cymru Wales!
Translunar Paradise- comes to Wales Millennium Centre
14 March 2012
An extraordinary 'play without words’ from award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum
Bold Productions & Aberystwyth Arts Centre present TALKING HEADS
14 March 2012
1ST YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSION TO BE MARKED WITH A MEMORY EXHIBITION & THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE GOSPEL OF US
14 March 2012
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES AND MICHAEL SHEEN CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS FROM AUDIENCE AND PARTICIPANTS FOR THE EXHIBITION
NATYA STEM DANCE KAMPNI
14 March 2012
National Dance Company Wales welcomes Indian dance partner on debut Welsh tour
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE presents SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
12 March 2012
Broadcast live in HD to Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, on Thursday 29 March @ 6.45pm
THE ‘ODD COUPLE OF THE VALLEYS’ ARE BROUGHT TO THE STAGE AT ABERYSTWYTH ARTS CENTRE
09 March 2012
A new stage version of an Oscar nominated film is brought to life this month, as ‘ELWYN’ is performed at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 April.
Theatre show for 3-5 year olds uses children’s own words and stories
09 March 2012
Ruby Red Tells Tales is a magical, fairytale inspired theatre production especially for 3-5 year olds that uses the actual words and stories of small children.
Exciting new play at the Melville Theatre, Abergavenny
08 March 2012
Gritty city drama looks at the ups and down of twenty somethings
08 March 2012
Poet and Rapper debut play at Sherman Cymru
MEET THE ARTIST, SEE THE ART
07 March 2012
National Dance Company Wales launches intimate art experience
dOCUMENTA (13) - Travel Awards Available for 2012
06 March 2012
Wales Arts International is inviting applications for support towards attending dOCUMENTA (13).
Edinburgh sell-out play to be performed in historic Cardiff pub
06 March 2012
Following a huge sell-out success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2009, Barflies, a play which is performed inside a pub will be coming to old The Vulcan Hotel in the City Centre of Cardiff in March.
dOCUMENTA (13) - Grantiau Teithio 2012
06 March 2012
Mae Celfyddydau Rhyngwladol Cymru yn gwahodd ceisiadau am gymorth i fynychu dOCUMENTA (13).
Drama Association of Wales user survey
05 March 2012
Involved in the Arts in any way? DAW Need Your Help!
U.Dance 2012
05 March 2012
Weston Studio Spring Season 2012
05 March 2012
The Weston Studio is the intimate theatre at Wales Millennium Centre that presents a handpicked range of drama, physical theatre, comedy, music and children’s shows - the new 2012 Spring Season is no exception.
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES ANNOUNCE LATEST WALESLAB PROJECTS
02 March 2012
THEMES INCLUDING BALLET DANCING, MEXICAN WRESTLERS,AND LIFE AFTER DEATH
Future Dance Cardiff 2012
02 March 2012
Future Dance Cardiff courses take place at the Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.
Young critics’ scheme leads to career success
02 March 2012
A scheme designed to enhance the critical writing skills of local young people has helped a Bridgend resident secure her dream role.
Chris Kinsey hosts an evening of poetry with readings by Jim Ferris and Kaite O’Reilly
02 March 2012
Frank Vickery – Granny Annie
01 March 2012
Wales’ favourite playwright Frank Vickery is back on tour with his smash hit comedy ‘Granny Annie’.
Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the New Theatre, Cardiff
29 February 2012
Clwyd Theatr Cymru returns to the New Theatre, Cardiff with their new production of one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, As You Like It
Masters of fantastical theatre, Hoipolloi, kick off the Hijinx Residencies
29 February 2012
This month, acclaimed theatre company, Hoipolloi, will be the first visiting company to provide performance training workshops as part of an exciting series of residencies hosted by Hijinx Theatre
Cychwyn Taith Fala Surion - Cwmni’r Frân Wen
28 February 2012
Bydd addasiad llwyfan Cymraeg o un o lyfrau ffuglen cyfoes gorau Cymru yn cychwyn ar daith o amgylch Cymru ddydd Mawrth, 28 Chwefror - 28 Mawrth.
Write a story on a page and see it on display at the new Sherman Cymru
28 February 2012
Sherman Cymru are asking writers of all ages to write a Play on a Page, so they can display their words around the building.
Architect Rob Firman's 'mission' lists 111 theatres in west and south Wales
23 February 2012
An architect who made it his mission to visit every theatre and performance building in south Wales was surprised to discover dozens of "hidden gems".
AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS – MIS I FYND!
23 February 2012
Wedi dwy flynedd o ymchwil, gwaith caled a digon o goffi cryf mae ARAD GOCH bron yn barod ar gyfer 7fed Gŵyl AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS!
Cardiff company perform award winning show about real Welsh men
23 February 2012
Following its success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Cardiff’s Shock n Awe Performance Company will be bringing their award winning show, Muscle, to Sherman Cymri
‘Turning 20’
23 February 2012
Britain’s premiere dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers celebrates its 20th anniversary with a bold triple bill
AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS – 1 MONTH TO GO!
23 February 2012
After two years of research, hard work and a lot of strong coffee ARAD GOCH are almost ready for the 7th AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS FESTIVAL!
Contemporary production highlights a serious issue
21 February 2012
Earthfall make a splash in Sell out London tour, At Swim Two Boys, now returning to Wales.
16 February 2012
The return of Earthfall’s award winning production staged entirely in water.
Theatr na n’Og Spring 2012 press release
14 February 2012
Theatr na n’Og announce their new season of work for Spring 2012 with a sell out production!
Arts Council of Wales appoints a new Creative Producer for Dance
14 February 2012
Arts Council of Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of Carole Blade as the new Creative Producer for Dance.
Datganiad i’r Wasg Theatr na n’Ôg , Gwanwyn 2012
14 February 2012
Mae Theatr na n’Ôg yn cychwyn tymor newydd o waith gyda thaith sydd wedi gwerthu allan!
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE presents The Comedy of Errors By William Shakespeare Starring Lenny Henry at Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan / Aberteifi
14 February 2012
After the phenomenal success of One Man Two Guvnors, NT Live deliver another superb comedy starring Lenny Henry.
Show And Tell presents JOHN PEEL’S SHED - By John Osborne
14 February 2012
The five-star sell-out Edinburgh Festival show John Peel's Shed, broadcast on Radio 4 in December, plays Cardiff's Wales Millennium Centre on Monday March 5th.
Earthfall make a splash with ‘Turning Tides’ Bath Spa University.
13 February 2012
Earthfall’s Education and Participation Programme are running a physical theatre programme, in collaboration with RWCMD music students and Bath Spa University dance students
Current Economic Crisis on Stage At Arts Centre
10 February 2012
A Welsh language verbatim play that discusses people’s attitudes to having and not having money will be visiting Aberystwyth Arts Centre next month.
The audience is in control for Mr and Mrs Clark’s new creation ‘NINE’
09 February 2012
Mr and Mrs Clark are a collective-creative force of nature and will be performing their new show in The Riverfront Studio Theatre for the first time on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 February at 7.45pm.
Opera’r Ddraig presents its 2012 operatic double bill: Handel – Acis and Galatea & Purcell – Dido and Aeneas
09 February 2012
The UK national tour of Chicago the Musical returns to Wales Millennium Centre
09 February 2012
Hormonal Housewives at the New Theatre, Cardiff
09 February 2012
The ultimate girls night out comes to Cardiff!
Edinburgh sell-out play to be performed in historic Cardiff pub
09 February 2012
Following a huge sell-out success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2009, Barfllies, a play which is performed inside a pub will be coming to old The Vulcan Hotel in the City Centre of Cardiff in March.
Only Men Aloud to join in the ‘Stute celebrations!
07 February 2012
BETSAN LLWYD APPOINTED AS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF BARA CAWS
06 February 2012
Theatr Bara Caws is delighted to announce that Betsan Llwyd has been appointed as their new Artistic Director.
Cyfarwyddwr Artistig Theatr Bara Caws
06 February 2012
Hoffai Theatr Bara Caws ddatgan mai Betsan Llwyd sydd wedi ei phenodi yn Gyfarwyddwr Artistig newydd i’r Cwmni.
Avenue Q is back!
06 February 2012
The Tony award-winning and hugely successful hit musical Avenue Q returns to Cardiff for one week only, at the New Theatre from Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 February 2012.
Bringing urban Welsh fiction to stage
26 January 2012
A Welsh stage adaptation of one of Wales’ finest contemporary fiction books will be touring Wales this spring (28 Feb – 28 March) with the premiere performance at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Tuesday 28 February.
CAPE TOWN OPERA (Cymraeg)
25 January 2012
Perfformiad cyntaf y Mandela Trilogy yn Ewrop
CAPE TOWN OPERA
25 January 2012
European premiere of the Mandela Trilogy at Wales Millennium Centre
Opening night for Butterfly Kiss
24 January 2012
The senior members of Gwent Young People’s Theatre (GYPT) present a premier performance of Butterfly Kiss, at the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny
BRITISH DANCE EDITION LONDON 2012
24 January 2012
National Dance Company Wales and BBC National Chorus of Wales showcase Welsh artistic talent at the UK’s leading dance event
NOFIT STATE CIRCUS & NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ MUNDO PARALELO TAKES TO THE ROAD
23 January 2012
Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, Friday 10 February 2012, 7pm. Saturday 11 February 2012, 2pm & 7pm
The Echo Chamber --a new performance from THE LLANARTH GROUP-
20 January 2012
Four innovative and award-winning creators from different strands of theatre have come together to produce a poetic/spatial meditation on time, science, and our place in the universe.
Lleisiau Pobl Go Iawn Mewn Drama Newydd Gymraeg
20 January 2012
Fe fydd drama Gymraeg gair am air newydd sydd yn defnyddio storïau pobl yn eu geiriau ei hunain yn dechrau ar daith o amgylch Cymru y mis nesa.
Voices of Real People In New Welsh Language Play
20 January 2012
A Welsh language verbatim play that uses real stories, as spoken by real people, will begin a tour of Wales next month.
Actors working with Trinity Saint Davids students on new production
19 January 2012
Over the coming weeks, professional actors will be working alongside Welsh-medium graduating students from the School of Performing Arts Trinity Saint David on a production and short tour of Torri Gair
Actorion yn cydweithio â myfyrwyr
19 January 2012
Dros yr wythnosau nesaf bydd actorion profiadol yn gweithio ar y cyd â myfyrwyr cyfrwng Cymraeg Ysgol y Celfyddydau Perfformio - Prifysgol y Drindod Dewi Sant - ar gynhyrchiad teithiol o’r ddrama Torri Gair
U.Dance 2012
19 January 2012
U.Dance 2012 is a national celebration of youth dance, with performances in venues throughout the UK in 2012.
AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS 2012 – TWO MONTHS TO GO!
19 January 2012
In exactly two months time the seaside town of Aberystwyth will be full to the brim with artists from all corners of the world as we start a whole week of fun and performances in the 7th AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS FESTIVAL!
AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS 2012 – DAU FIS I FYND!
19 January 2012
Dau fis i heddiw bydd tref glan mor Aberystwyth dan ei sang wrth inni groesawu perfformwyr o bob cwr o’r byd i berfformio yn 7fed Gŵyl AGOR DRYSAU – OPENING DOORS!
WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING OF PHILIP GLASS OPERA "IN THE PENAL COLONY"
16 January 2012
Music Theatre Wales’s UK premiere production of Philip Glass’s one-act opera, In the Penal Colony is released on CD on February 20, 2012.
PETER GILL RETURNS TO CARDIFF TO DIRECT HIS BRAND NEW ADAPTATION OF CHEKHOV’S A PROVINCIAL LIFE
16 January 2012
One of Wales' greatest writers and directors, Peter Gill, returns to his native city with a portrait of provincial life in 1890s Russia.
Spring 2012 season at the New Theatre Cardiff announced
13 January 2012
Welsh Writers’ Plays Selected for Royal Shakespeare Company Project
13 January 2012
Plays by two writers from Wales have won a competition to be staged at Newport’s 400-seat Dolman Theatre – with the possibility of going on to be performed at Stratford as part of the World Shakespeare Year celebrations.
PUBLIC TO CHOOSE PROJECTS FOR NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ NEW 2012 ASSEMBLY PROGRAMME
12 January 2012
National Theatre Wales is transforming its innovative Assembly programme into bespoke, democratically-elected creative arts projects which will take place across Wales.
SIMON STEPHENS’ STARK AND SHATTERING 7/7 PLAY GETS WELSH PREMIERE IN 2012
12 January 2012
Following the sell–out, critically acclaimed staging of Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money in 2011, Waking Exploits return with Simon Stephens’ beautiful yet chilling award winning play Pornography.
“Script Call Out”
12 January 2012
It’s My Shout Productions open applications for new scripts for the 2012 Television training scheme
National Dance Company Wales Spring Tour 2012
11 January 2012
An international programme of bold and exciting dance
International Conference on the relationship between literature and the media in Small Nations
09 January 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS
Cynhadledd Ryngwladol ar berthynas llenyddiaeth â’r cyfryngau mewn Cenhedloedd Bychain
09 January 2012
GALWAD AM BAPURAU
BAFTA award winning costume designer Ray Holman is back in Cardiff for one night only.
09 January 2012
BAFTA award winning costume designer Ray Holman whose recent work includes BBC’s Silk, Torchwood, Doctor Who, Law & Order and Sherlock is coming to the Kuku Club in the Park Plaza Hotel, Cardiff on Friday 3rd February.
ALASKA
03 January 2012
ALASKA takes you to one of the last great frontiers of the modern world. A land where steam freezes, fish have mastered cryogenics and the Yukon river can make you disappear.
CIRCUS OF HORRORS
03 January 2012
CIRCUS OF HORRORS
03 January 2012
High Society at Wales Millennium Centre
03 January 2012
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 March 2013.
Special charity performance of Aladdin in aid of the Swansea Valley Miners Appeal Fund
03 January 2012
Swansea Grand Theatre, Sunday 8th January 6.00pm
Robin Hood at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
02 January 2012

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