Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are delighted to announce Theatr Gen Creu yn y Steddfod (Theatr Gen Creu at the Eisteddfod), a new initiative on the Maes (field) of this year’s National Eisteddfod, which takes place in Cardiff Bay 4–11 August.
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Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru is the Welsh-language national theatre of Wales. We create bold, ambitious, inclusive and memorable theatre experiences in the heart of our communities at traditional theatre venues and unexpected locations across Wales and beyond.
Milwr yn Meddwl
by Heiddwen Tomos
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Sherman Theatre, in partnership with the National Eisteddfod of Wales
Ned has arrived home in west Wales from the battlefield. But his recent experiences in the Iraq war have left deep scars; some visible, and others – the deepest – invisible.
Theatr Gen Creu yn y Steddfod
Theatr Gen Creu yn y Steddfod (Theatr Gen Creu at the Eisteddfod) is a new initiative at the National Eisteddfod this year, which provides a platform for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s works in progress. It includes showings and readings of some of the company’s projects that are currently in development, providing an opportunity to refine work and promote talent.
by Bethan Marlow
Songs by Rhys Taylor and Bethan Marlow
As this year sees the NHS turn 70, we take a look behind the scenes of a busy cancer ward in a hospital in Wales today, with script and songs created from interviews with ‘real’ nurses.
9aug2:00 pmTheatr Gen Creu yn y Steddfod: Nelby Gwyneth Glyn (an adaptation of Meic Povey's iconic film)Wales Millenium Centre
10aug2:00 pmTheatr Gen Creu yn y Steddfod: KATEVolcano Theatre in a co-production with Theatr Genedlaethol CymruWales Millenium Centre
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Sherman Theatre are delighted to announce further details about their staging of the play that won the Drama Medal competition at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod 2017, at this year’s National Eisteddfod in Cardiff.
A mentorship and training scheme – completely free of charge – for new and emerging theatre writers An emphasis on encouraging applications from those currently under-represented in the arts An extensive programme of events and workshops to develop and nurture talent
In 2018, National Youth Arts Wales will work in partnership with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Theatr Clwyd to deliver a week-long residency intended to provide development opportunities for young performers who are also interested in other career pathways within theatre.