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Drama Events happening in the next 14 days

A Journey to the SENSE-GARDEN VR art exhibition

    • Fri 20th May 2022 to Sat 1st October 2022
  • Akron Gallery, Trondheim, Norway and Online: sense-garden.sciartlab.com

Type of Event: Art Exhibition

The art competition and exhibition "A Journey to the SENSE-GARDEN VR" aims at creating public awareness of the possibilities the SENSE-GARDEN offers to people living with dementia and their families. Artists were invited to visit the virtual SENSE-GARDEN and create a piece reflecting the emotional experience of living with dementia.
The SENSE-GARDEN is an innovative concept for care in dementia, using an immersive environment supported by digital technology, aiming at improving well-being in persons living with dementia (Serrano, 2021; https://sense-garden.eu/).
This exhibition will happen simultaneously in the virtual world Dencentraland (http://sense-garden.sciartlab.com) and in a physical gallery Akron, in Trondheim, Norway.
Selected artworks from Age Cymru's cARTrefu virtual exhibition will also be presented representing artwork created with and inspired by people living in, working in and visiting care homes in Wales.

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Everyman Theatre Cardiff - Company Festival Meeting

  • Sunday 8th May 2022
  • Seligman Theatre, Chapter Arts Centre

Type of Event: Drama

You're invited to Everyman Theatre Cardiff's Company Festival Meeting

Get excited for the festival with all casts and crew of this year's productions, and our wider volunteer community. Hear about other opportunities to get involved, from volunteering on the bar and front of hour, to helping with costume, to building sets!

Open to the festival company and volunteers.

Although all the festival shows are already cast and rehearsals have started , we need willing volunteers to support the casts, help with the smooth running of the festival and giving a our audiences a pleasant experience on every night .

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Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding, Everyman Theatre Cardiff

  • Tuesday 3rd May 2022
  • Saturday 7th May 2022
  • Chapter Arts Centre

Type of Event: Drama Performance

In a small rural area, a man has decided to marry a young woman from a neighbouring village. However, the bride is secretly in love with someone else.

The wedding goes on and the guests start arriving, all while the bride is struggling with inner turmoil: can she be content in her choice of groom or will she be magnetically pulled to her other love, the enemy’s son? Secrets are revealed and choices are made that create chaos and havoc on the wedding day. Will the bride and groom end up together? Will the enemy prevail? How much blood will be spilled, and is it fate or is it chance?

Federico García Lorca’s Blood Wedding is a beautiful balance of traditional romantic tropes and unconventional circumstances mixed with a little magic.

Everyman is South Wales’ leading non-professional theatre company, staging productions all year round from
its base in Chapter, as well as hosting the phenomenally successful Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival every summer.


Mewn ardal fach wledig, mae dyn yn priodi merch ifanc o bentref cyfagos - ond mae'r briodferch yn
gyfrinachol mewn cariad â rhywun arall.

Mae'r briodas yn mynd ymlaen ac mae'n gwesteion yn dechrau cyrraedd, gan fod briodferch yn cael trafferth gyda helbul mewnol: a all hi fod yn fodlon ar ei dewis o briodferch, neu a fydd hi'n cael ei denu at ei
chariad arall, mab y gelyn? Datgelir cyfrinachau a gweneir dewisiadau sy'n crey anhrefn a hafoc ar ddiwrnod y briodas. A fydd y briodferch a'r priodfab yn dod i ben gyda'i gilydd? A fydd y gelyn yn drech? Faint o waed fydd yn cael ei arllwys- ac ai siawns...neu ffawd?

Mae Blood Wedding gan Federico Garcia Lorca yn gydbwysedd hyfryd o dropes rhamantustraddodiadol ac amgylchiadau anghonfensiynol yn gymysg ag ychydig o hud.

Everyman yw cwmni theatr amhroffesiynol mwyaf blaenllaw De Cymru, gan lwyfannu cynyrchiadau gydol y flwyddyn o’i ganolfan yn Chapter, yn ogystal â chynnal G?yl Theatr Awyr Agored Caerdydd hynod lwyddiannus bob haf.

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Gwanwyn Festival day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

  • Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Type of Event: Multi Art Festival

A free arts and well being day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre open to anyone aged 50 and over.

The emphasis will be on having fun and trying something new. Come along and join one of our many activities

Lunch and refreshments included.

Wheelchair accessible

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Stand up for over 50s

  • Wednesday 2nd May 2018
  • Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • Wednesday 16th May 2018
  • Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  • Wednesday 30th May 2018
  • Welfare Hall

Type of Event: Multi Art Workshop

A lot of people would like to try stand up comedy but lack the courage to go on stage.

On this course a safe, constructive environment will be provided for beginners to test their own material out.

Microphone technique, joke writing, timing and all aspects of performance and delivery will be looked at.

Guidance provided by experienced professional comedian Noel James.

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Yes Dear.

  • Wednesday 2nd May 2018
  • Friday 4th May 2018
  • Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • Friday 11th May 2018
  • Wednesday 16th May 2018
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Penarth Pier

Type of Event: Drama Workshop

Yeah Yeah will be running free physical theatre workshops that aim to create a work that challenges perceptions of older people.

Based on exercises adapted from Frantic Assembly and other physical theatre practitioners, we will create a performance work with workshop participants.

We anticipate that the resulting work will conform to and then break perceptions, incorporating the contrast of what we might expect to see versus that which we might not expect.

Maximum of 15 participants

The four sessions will result in a performance of the work on 16 May on the Pier at 11:00am

 

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Othello - Have a Go Shakespeare

  • Sunday 29th April 2018
  • Willow Globe, Llanwrthwl

Type of Event: Drama Performance

Our Have-a-go Shakespeare participants join forces with the Willow Globe Community Company in an exciting new script in hand performance of Othello.

The company is excited to be joined this year by Ekow Quartey (Theatre Royal Bath, National Theatre) known at the Willow Globe as one of the 'Wet Mariners', who will take the title role as Othello.

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  • Thursday 26th April 2018
  • Wednesday 6th June 2018

Type of Event: Drama Performance

Following sell-out performances in 2016, and its storming success at the Wales Theatre Awards (winning Best Actor for Llion Williams and Best Director for Peter Doran), Belonging makes a triumphant return to the stage.

Touring nationwide between April and June 2018

Written by Karin Diamond (nominated for Best Playwright, Wales Theatre Awards), Belonging follows the lives of two families as they discover that love and laughter don't have to stop because of dementia.

Don't miss one of the most powerful and uplifting plays of the year, with performances that will make you laugh and cry in equal measure.

“Excellent performances…profoundly involving” British Theatre Guide

“An important piece of theatre, beautiful and genuine” Wales Online

Chapter Arts Centre - 26th - 5th May Cardiff

Chapter BSL performances: 1st May 2pm & 3rd May 7.30pm

Torch Theatre - 10th - 12th May Milford Haven

Theatr Clwyd - 15th - 19th May Mold

Theatr Clwyd BSL performance: 17th May 7.45pm

Taliesin Arts Centre - 23rd - 25th May Swansea

Taliesin BSL performances: 24th May 2pm & 7.30pm

Borough Theatre - 6th June Abergavenny

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