Projects 2011

Unusual Stage School Skills Week 2011

In July 2011 we ran a one-week intensive residential course for 12 of our actors at the Urdd centre in Cardiff Bay. A wide variety of performance skills were covered and we were lucky to secure extremely highly qualified tutors, John McGrath – Director of National Theatre Wales; Kaite O’Reilly – Playwright, Tara McAlister-Viel – Speech coach from Central School…

Rise and Shine South Drama Group

Rise and Shine South Drama Group met at The Hub, Barry YMCA over two years. This performance, Greece Lightening, was based on Olympic themes and the Prometheus story. The group also performed their own pantomime Oh No, Not Another Panto!, and worked with Tale Coat storytelling project, and with the Night Out Young Promoters Scheme, taking responsibility for an entire…

Rise and Shine North Drama Group

Rise and Shine North Drama Group is twelve young disabled people aged 17 to 25 who meet at Galeri, Caernarfon. The group devise and write their own productions, which are performed to a very appreciative audience of family and friends. Recent shows included Keys of the Castle, inspired by Caernarfon Castle, Worzel Gummidge and The Talent Show written by Tom…

Prometheus Dance Group

Prometheus Dance are a small group of young disabled people aged 16 to 20. Led by tutor Dymphna D’Arcy, in partnership with Dawns i Bawb, the group meet at Galeri, Caernarfon. They have performed at Dawns i Bawb events and devised a dance which was performed to great acclaim at a BBC NOW concert for disabled children at Venue Cymru,…

Ignite the Flame

Ignite the Flame

Ignite the Flame literature project ran for over two years. Inspirational workshops were run for young disabled people in Cardiff, Wrexham and Penygraig by writers Kaite O’Reilly, Susan Richardson, Francesca Kay and Jim Ferris. We are very grateful to the tutors for providing the participants with the confidence and creativity to produce all the poems in this book. Photo Gallery