Design

Souvenirs of a killing - Company of Sirens

After Last years 'Twelve Cabins Twelve Vacancies' inspired by Hitchcock's Iconic Film 'Psycho', Souvenirs of a Killing inspired by Vertigo, is a further exploration into the connections we make between personal tragedy and art. How art directly mirrors life. People often look to return to a previous…

Twelve Cabins Twelve Vacancies

NORMAN BATES IS INNOCENT! How much do we really know each other, even those we love? TWELVE CABINS TWELVE VACANCIES interlinks personal tragedy with the events of Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal sixties horror classic PSYCHO. “Dad died during the first broadcast of Psycho on network TV. Earlier that…

Tabu - NoFitState Circus

Fear is the most widespread, undetected, un-acknowledged of taboos. It is only when a person with no fear appears in our life that we can go back to living Combining cutting edge circus, performance, live music, and video the audience enter the tent and become immersed in a promenade circus event…

Maite - Uluak Teatro

Maite and her sisters, Paula and Nora, have gone through changes, as all families have. They’ve weathered storms, at moments they’ve drifted apart but somehow they’ve held together. But when their mother, Margaret, makes the drastic decision to sell the family home, something cracks open. Ghosts and…

Mission Control - Hijinx Unity Festival & National Theatre Wales

Welcome to 2029. A short message from Monolith, your favourite Megacorporation: It’s been one hell of a year. Society is polarised, we are overpopulated, battered by extreme weather and as for democracy – well, it was nice while it lasted. But wait, there is hope! Look up, see the new planet in our…

The Creature - Company of Sirens

‘Misery has made me a fiend’ When someone kills, when their crime is so terrible, so incomprehensible, can we still call them human? Who is to blame? Who and what creates monsters? Taking Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as inspiration, THE CREATURE takes place in the mind and the prison cell of a young…

Sacre - Roy Assaf - Göteborgs Opera

Multi-award winning Israeli choreographer Roy Assaf is well-known for his gender perspective on dance. His raving Sacre – performed to Stravinsky’s explosive The Rite of Spring – is performed by an all-female and all-male cast; 2 x Rite of Spring! It seduces, entertains and eludes, ending in an…

Somewhere Maybe Here

Sometime - it could have been yesterday or last month or last year - an angel arrived in Berlin. They say she fell from the sky and, finding there was no way back, she set out on foot into the city. "Somewhere, Maybe Here" is a performance about who and what the angel met on her journey. With two…

Margaret and the Tapeworm - Triongl

An uninvited guest lurking at the office buffet brings surprising consequences for love-lorn Margaret and determinedly festive Amber. As this trio collides we discover that, person or parasite, no-one wants to be alone at Christmas. Triongl is a company of 3 women dedicated to producing original…

Silence Echos - Work in Progress

A work in progress project inspired by the Willard suitcase owners. Based upon the book 'The Lives they left behind: Suitcases from a state hospital Attic' written by Darby Penney, and Peter Stastny. When Willard State Hospital closed its doors in 1995, after operating as one of New York State’s…

Tundra - National Dance Company Wales

Tundra is a barren landscape where ultra-modern creativity blinks into life and tears pages from history books about Russian folk dance, the USSR and revolution. Marcos Morau’s bold style draws inspiration from art and cinema. Tundra takes old ideas and uses contemporary dance to give them renewed…

Profundis - National Dance Company Wales

Playful, vibrant and provocative. Profundis dares us to ask questions about what things are, and what they are not. Roy Assaf's thoughtful movement is accompanied by whimsical wordplay and an exotic soundtrack featuring Egypt's Umm Kulthum. Choreographer - ROY ASSAF Dancers - National Dance Company…

Shadows of a quiet society - Gwyn Emberton Dance

Shadow of a Quiet Society follows on from the success of Gwyn Emberton Dance’s award winning dance theatre production My People. Inspired by the stories and people from Emberton’s hometown of Montgomery, Shadow of a Quiet Society explores what happens when the people of a small community all have…

Before I Leave - National Theatre Wales

Before I leave I’ll give you some happiness The laughter and pain, the good that remains Hold me tighter still, keep me safe until Hold me close, before I leave In Merthyr, people who are losing themselves find each other in a choir for individuals living with dementia and Alzheimer’s. A funny…

The Audition - NCDT

Research and development project Created by Angharad Matthews and NCDT. A group of performers from a range of disciplines explore the trails and tribulations of life as a performer and the painstaking process of auditioning. Creation, Choreography, Direction - Angharad Matthews Music and Sound…

Homo Irrationalis - Karol Cysewski

Karol Cysewski’s funny and physical show, Homo Irrationalis, is back after its 2015 premiere. The show is booking into small-mid scale venues in Wales, UK and internationally for spring/ summer 2017. Performed by three smart yet idiotic male dancers, Homo irrationalis (Latin: “irrational human”) is…

Ar Waith Ar Daith - Walk the Plank

Ar Waith Ar Daith, A Welsh journey of myth and magic, became the largest ever outdoor production staged in Wales featuring over 600 participants involving: mass movement choreography, puppetry, a lantern procession, a parade of oarsmen and women from 25 Welsh sea rowing clubs, a new music…

150 - Marc Rees

National Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru in association with S4C Created and directed by Marc Rees ​Royal Opera House Stores, Abercwmboi, Aberdare Wales’ two national theatre companies – National Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru – teamed up for the very first time, with one of…

Maudie's Rooms - The Roar Ensemble

Set inside a splendid, fading old Custom's House in Cardiff Bay, Maudie's Rooms is a sumptuously visual, promenade adventure for family audiences, with inside-out magical environments, scents, sounds, unsolved mysteries and a cracking story. Professor Arlo Butterworth is in a dreadful pickle. Having…

Siamber Wen - Human Beast and Solarference

A promenade performance, from Human Beast and Solarference, directed by Joe Wild. A team of 5 artists bring music, dance, mask and Chinese pole together, in this haunting physical performance. Rooted in Welsh folk song, sliced with digital technology, sung into life: a dark story of incest and…

Bianco - Nofit State Circus

BIANCO is a promenade experience unlike any other. With innovative rigging and counter- weighting techniques, BIANCO takes place above, behind and all around the audience, in an up-close and all-consuming theatrical spectacular. In partnership with the Eden Project. The promenade show, directed by…

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