Hijinx and National Theatre Wales

Mission Control lands at Wales’ most iconic landmark

Tickets are now on sale for National Theatre Wales and Hijinx Unity Festival’s Mission Control – a brand-new production to be staged in the heart of the Welsh capital, at one of Wales’ greatest landmarks, the Principality Stadium.

Mission Control runs from 22 – 24 November 2019 at The Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

Tickets range from £14 – £18.

To book, call 029 2037 1689 or visit www.nationaltheatrewales.org 

Age guidance 14+.   

BSL and closed caption will be available at all performances.  Audio Description at selected performances.

Directed by Kully Thiarai, Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales and Ben Pettitt-Wade, Artistic Director of Hijinx Theatre, Mission Control is a brand-new, guided, immersive show like no other. In a world where everyone creates their own truth, who can we trust, and who gets to make the choices about our future? Mission Control will feature an inclusive cast of over 80 performers including Hijinx actors from their five academies throughout Wales.

Kully Thiarai, Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales said “We are delighted to be collaborating with Hijinx Theatre on this unique production set in one of Wales’ best loved landmarks.  A venue which has seen extraordinary moments of drama and delight whether during the Rugby or being entertained by world renowned artists like Beyoncé. 

Mission Control lets us open the gates to a very different kind of performance, one where we will take audiences on a surprising journey placing them at the heart of the story and the space. 

Inspired by the moon landings of 50 years ago the show celebrates and questions the nature of human endeavour and the choices we make. Our capacity for compassion and our desire for power and control.”

Kully added “Mission Control will be the first performance of NTW’s 10th anniversary year. We are dedicated to making theatre matter, and working with over 70 actors and Wales’ leading inclusive theatre company will do just that.”

22 November 7pm

23 November 3pm & 7pm

24 November 12pm & 4pm

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Ben Pettitt-Wade, Artistic Director at Hijinx Theatre said “Faced with increasing uncertainty over Brexit and how this would affect the international programme of our Hijinx Unity Festival we decided to do something a little different with the event this year. 

The result is “Mission Control” – our most ambitious production to date, featuring over 70 of our Hijinx performers from all over Wales, at a truly iconic venue, in collaboration with National Theatre Wales. 

After months of detailed planning, we can’t wait to get stuck into rehearsals with our wonderful cast and creative team. We look forward to welcoming audiences to a unique experience, in the Principality Stadium as you will never have seen it before.”

The cast includes Matthew Davison, Ffion Gwyther, Freddie Holcombe, Iwan Jones, Rebecca Killick, Tesni Kujore, Justin Melluish, Matthew Mullins, Rhiannon Oliver, Francois Pandolfo, Adam Redmore and Luciana Trapman.

 

National Theatre Wales

Director of Audiences

Salary: £50,000
35 hours per week (plus a compulsory break for one hour, taking the working week to 40 hours)

National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the following vacancy.

This is an exciting time to be joining National Theatre Wales (NTW). The company is soon to celebrate its 10th anniversary and to unveil a new Artistic Director to lead the company into its next decade.

A new role and a senior appointment, the Director of Audiences will play a pivotal part in implementing NTW’s newly created Audience Development plan. In addition, they will help to drive an artist-led, audience-focused programme that reflects its new five-year Strategic Plan.

The Director of Audiences will work with the Executive team to shape the future direction of NTW’s reach across Wales and beyond. They will lead on developing a team that can help to position the organisation as an exemplary national company and a household name.

National Theatre Wales is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh. National theatre Wales is a faith friendly company

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please click here.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Monday 30th September 2019
Interviews: W/C 14th October

National Theatre Wales

Radical Creatures

In a new initiative called Radical Creatures, NTW are inviting Welsh women artists to submit extraordinary, original ideas that explore what it means to be a woman in Wales today.

Shortlisted artists will be paired with industry professionals who will mentor them to help them develop their proposal. The winning idea will then become a fully-staged production in 2020, as part of NTW’s 10th birthday season.

The closing date for submissions is noon on Friday 18th January 2019. Following a mentoring and interview process in February, the winning submission commissioned for the 2020 season will be announced in March 2019.

Full details of the submission process, including timeline, eligibility criteria and terms & conditions, can be found at the link below

CONTACT
email [email protected]
website https://www.nationaltheatrewales.org/ntw-projects/radical-creatures/

 

National Theatre Wales

Non-Executive Director / Trustee

National Theatre Wales 2Pro Bono
Cardiff

Deadline – Tuesday 18th September 2018

Founded in 2009, National Theatre Wales (NTW) is the nation’s English language national theatre company. Its vision is to create extraordinary experiences for Wales and the world. Proudly radical in its approach, the company utilises Wales’ rich and diverse settings, ranging from beaches to aircraft hangars, and collaborates with artists, companies, audiences and communities to create and deliver compelling and impactful English language theatre.

 

To date, National Theatre Wales has presented over 50 productions; large and small scale and of consistently high levels of quality. In its first few years, it successfully engaged c.360,000 people through productions and 3,000 active participation events, plus a further 1.6million through digital live casting and television.

 

Building on critical acclaim for its site-located work, the company’s focus will be on the themes of Place and People. Key features of its strategic priorities are the production of large-scale events to inspire high levels of community involvement and audience interest from across Wales, the nurturing and development of artists as a means of achieving extraordinary new theatre productions, and placing digital platforms at the heart of its ambition to deliver twenty-first century theatre.

 

For the next stage of our journey we are recruiting a number of Non‐Executive Directors to join our Board. We need individuals with relevant skills and experience in the areas of Community & Social engagement, Business Life (commercial), Digital & Broadcast, Theatre, Marketing, Finance, Fundraising and Legal or if you are simply someone who is passionate about attending theatre. In this role you would work effectively with our current Board members, the Executive Team and various creative partners to help us realise our artistic vision and reflect the best of Wales at home and abroad.

 

As a Board member you will contribute to the good governance of the organisation and its use of public funds, and will act in an ambassadorial role.

 

If you think you are that person, and share our values, ideals and aspirations, then we’d love to hear from you.

To download an information pack please go here


Deadline for applications:        12 noon, Tuesday 18th September 2018
Interviews:                                     October / November 2018

 

 

 

National Theatre Wales

TEAM Administrative Assistant

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the following vacancy.

The TEAM Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to NTW’s TEAM programme – a Wales-wide, internationally recognised community network which engages with all levels of NTW’s activities, rooted in a model of local community leadership.  TEAM members input into all levels of NTW’s work, advocate for the company in their communities, and engage with the processes of production, debate and evaluation.

Salary: £21,000 per annum, pro rata, one day per week

Term: Fixed-Term (1 year), Part Time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: Thursday 10th May, 12pm

Interviews: Wednesday 16th May Cardiff

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit our website.

http://nationaltheatrewales.org/about#workwithus

National Theatre Wales – Job Vacancy- Assistant Facilitator (Freelance)

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the following vacancy.

The Agency (NTW) – Assistant Facilitator (Freelance)

 Working closely with The Agency Project Coordinator, the Assistant Facilitator is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of The Agency project in Cardiff – a collaborative project directed at engaging and empowering young people within Cardiff to plan structure and deliver their own projects.  Using a methodology developed for working with young people living below the poverty line in Brazil, the project provides development opportunities for young people in the UK, helping them to launch social enterprises and ambitious projects that positively impact the local area.

 

Total Fee £5,680

£100 per day for 3-day Training Camp

£175 per week x 28 weeks

£80 per day for 6 days Planning and Evaluation

Regular Hours: 13 hours per week (To include delivery, preparation & evaluation)

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: 1pm, Friday 23rd March 2018                                   Interviews:  w/c 9th April 2018, Cardiff

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit our website.

http://nationaltheatrewales.org/about#workwithus

 

National Theatre Wales

The Agency Project Co-ordinator

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the above vacancy.

Working closely with the Head of Collaboration (TEAM), the Agency Project Coordinator is responsible for leading on the development and delivery of The Agency project in Cardiff (an initiative imported from Brazil’s favelas, allowing young people from deprived inner-city areas to develop business ideas benefitting their communities). The role is responsible for managing The Agency freelance staff contracted to deliver work within Cardiff.

Salary £24,ooo per annum, pro rata. 21 hours per week.

Term: Fixed term contract (29 months) part time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: Thursday 8th February 1pm.

Interviews: Monday 19th February, Cardiff.

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit the website: http://nationaltheatrewales.org/about#workwithus

National Theatre Wales

We’re Still Here

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales and Commonwealth

Port Talbot

September 15th – 30th 2017

“People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.”

Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, threatened with closure in 2015. The story made headlines around the world, and the Save Our Steel campaign was quick to respond, gathering a momentum that captured the spirit and uncertainty of our times.

So what happens when we come together?  What happens when we say ‘no’?

In Port Talbot, leaders, workers and unions all said no. These people came together to save their jobs and their community.

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Based on interviews with steelworkers, union representatives and the people of Port Talbot, We’re Still Here is a site-specific performance. Dynamically staged in the disused Byass Works, it celebrates the unique spirit of the town.

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Byass Works, Dock Road, Port Talbot

15 – 30 September 2017, 7.30pm

(except Tuesday 19, 7pm)

Captioning is provided at all performances, on an iPad

Audio Described performances on Saturday 23rd at 7.30pm and Wednesday 27th at 2pm

All performances are wheelchair accessible

Matinees – 27 & 30 September, 2pm

Post-Show Discussion – Wednesday 27 September, following 2pm performance

Tickets:  £15 / £12.50 (Concessions)

£10 Local

Age guidance 14+

Hynt scheme applies to all Disabled tickets – bookable on 029 2037 1689

 

National Theatre Wales

We’re Still Here

National Theatre Wales 215 – 30 September, 2017

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth

Byass Works, Dock Road, Port Talbot
15 – 30 September 2017, 7.30pm
(except Tuesday 19, 7pm)
Matinees – 27 & 30 September, 2pm

‘It gives you a funny feeling, right here in your solar plexus, when people come together to speak up for themselves.’

Port Talbot steelworks, one of the last heavy industries in Wales, where generations of steelworkers carry their craft.

Standing shoulder to shoulder, sharing their space, stepping up to the plate. These are the leaders, workers, fathers and sons.

Marking National Theatre Wales’ return to Port Talbot, along with Common Wealth, We’re Still Here will explore the experiences and stories of the people behind the politically-charged headlines.

Tickets
£15 / £12.50 (Concessions)
£10 Local
Hynt scheme applies to all Disabled tickets – bookable on 029 2037 1689

Age guidance 14+

Accessible performances- 
Each performance is accessible by wheelchair
Captioning is available at all performances, on an iPad
Audio Description will be available at several performances, with dates to be confirmed

http://nationaltheatrewales.org/were-still-here
Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions