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Ballet Cymru present Week of Pines and The Same Flame

Friday - 04 April 2014

Ballet Cymru present Week of Pines and The Same Flame

Featuring WINNER OF THE 2013 WELSH MUSIC PRIZE Georgia Ruth playing live and a new composition by award winning composer Thomas Hewitt Jones and featuring live choir The Vivum Singers.

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(In)visible Dancing

Wednesday - 02 April 2014

(In)visible Dancing

An unique location based performance intervention by Luca Silvestrini’s Protein Dance, re-created in Cardiff’s city centre with local dance artists and community dance groups, presented over a two week period in June 2014.

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Inspire… our strategy for Creativity and the Arts in Wales

Wednesday - 26 March 2014

Inspire… our strategy for Creativity and the Arts in Wales

In our annual conference in 2012 we began a journey with our stakeholders and our public to seek and shape the themes we felt were important for the future of the arts in Wales. We sought an agenda from our stakeholders and those interested in the role the arts can have.

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Earthfall and The Gate are offering 1 month of free ‘Professional Development Classes’

Monday - 17 February 2014

Earthfall and The Gate are offering 1 month of free ‘Professional Development Classes’

Earthfall have partnered with The Gate to run four sessions, one every Wednesday in March, 10:00 – 13:00, at The Gate Arts Centre in Roath. Open to dance professionals, graduates, final year students and dance practitioners these classes are designed to develop your own personal development and explore new ideas, methods and styles whilst also focusing on Earthfall’s movement technique.

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Creative Wales Awards 2013/14

Friday - 07 February 2014

Creative Wales Awards 2013/14

Last night, (Thursday, 6 February), 14 professional artists from across the arts disciplines received a Creative Wales Award from Arts Council of Wales at a reception held at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold. Creative Wales Awards recognise the very best talent and potential of individual Welsh artists.

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National Dance Network awards Cardiff as the hosts of British Dance Edition 2016

Thursday - 06 February 2014

National Dance Network awards Cardiff as the hosts of British Dance Edition 2016

Cardiff can look forward to extending a warm Welsh welcome to the 2016 British Dance Edition after the city was announced as host for the event. British Dance Edition 2016, the UK dance industry’s leading showcase event, will be jointly hosted from 17 - 20 March 2016 by the Cardiff Consortium consisting of Coreo Cymru, Wales Millennium Centre, National Dance Company Wales, Chapter Arts Centre and Sherman Cymru. This will be the first time British Dance Edition comes to Wales since it was launched in 1998.

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Join The Great Outdoors Expedition – New Opportunities for Outdoor Arts in Wales

Friday - 25 October 2013

Join The Great Outdoors Expedition – New Opportunities for Outdoor Arts in Wales

Interested in creating innovative and high quality outdoor arts in Wales? Join Articulture on their Great Outdoors Expedition, a series of new and exciting opportunities mapped out across Wales and beyond in the next year, open to all Wales based arts practitioners, funders, development officers, festivals and venues.

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Earthfall dance at the Chelsea Hotel, and a unique augmented reality APP Touring Wales and UK

Monday - 30 September 2013

Earthfall dance at the Chelsea Hotel, and a unique augmented reality APP Touring Wales and UK

Check in to Chelsea Hotel - where every room has a story to tell

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International dance platform comes to Chapter Arts, Cardiff

Wednesday - 11 September 2013

International dance platform comes to Chapter Arts, Cardiff

Dance artists from Wales, France, Italy, The Netherlands and Canada will descend on Chapter on 16 September for a two-week artists residency which forms one aspect of the of the Coreo Cymru and Chapter led European dance programme Dance Roads Open Process.

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National Dance Company Wales celebrates 30 years

Wednesday - 04 September 2013

National Dance Company Wales celebrates 30 years

This year National Dance Company Wales, (NDCWales), celebrates its 30th birthday with a programme that highlights its journey from a fresh and emerging company to an internationally-recognised name in contemporary dance.

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World Stage Design 2013

Tuesday - 27 August 2013

World Stage Design 2013

A festival of international performance and design from the world of theatre, opera and dance.

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Dance Roads open process begins its journey

Tuesday - 30 July 2013

Dance Roads open process begins its journey

This week the first ever DROP survey was circulated to dance organisations and venues across Europe to identify cross-border networks supporting choreographic development in Europe.

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Wales in Edinburgh: Wales promotes culture to the world stage

Monday - 29 July 2013

Wales in Edinburgh: Wales promotes culture to the world stage

With nearly 3,000 shows, covering everything from experimental circus to big-name comedy, this year's fringe offers more than ever. When it comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, only one rule holds true: expect the unexpected and this year’s arts extravaganza is bigger than ever before with Wales presenting some of its most innovative performances.

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Sherman Theatre announces its 40th anniversary season

Monday - 08 July 2013

Sherman Theatre announces its 40th anniversary season

Sherman Swingers, Russell Kane, It’s a Family Affair, 1984, Sŵn Festival, Who’s Afraid of Rachel Roberts and loads loads more!

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National Dance Company Wales showcases a summer of rising talent

Monday - 03 June 2013

National Dance Company Wales showcases a summer of rising talent

This summer National Dance Company Wales, (NDCWales), presents a showcase of choreographic and dance talent at the Company’s Dance House in Cardiff Bay.

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Gravida another World Premiere from Women in Pregnancy

Thursday - 23 May 2013

Gravida another World Premiere from Women in Pregnancy

Following the success of the 2012 pilot project Women in Pregnancy is delighted to present Gravida an exciting new work choreographed by Aleksandra Jones.

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Ashraf Hanna an exploration in the language of form and material Tactile Space installation 2011

Friday - 22 March 2013

Creative Wales Awards 2013

10 years. 200 artists. £3 million in awards to artists. Last night (21 March 2013), 22 professional artists from across the arts received a Creative Wales Award from the Arts Council of Wales as the organisation celebrated 10 years of recognising the role of our nation’s artists.

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Learning with the arts can change young lives

Thursday - 14 March 2013

Learning with the arts can change young lives

Reach the Heights was launched in 2009 to support Welsh young people aged 11-19 who were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), or who were at risk of becoming NEET.

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Development Commissions - Coreo Cymru

Monday - 04 March 2013

Development Commissions - Coreo Cymru

Awards of £6,000 each to support the development of works in progress that have a strong dance/movement element and take inspiration from Wales, its people, history and/or landscapes have been announced on St David’s Day.

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Ballet Cymru present Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo a Juliet

Thursday - 21 February 2013

Ballet Cymru present Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo a Juliet

Critics Circle Award winning company, Ballet Cymru, present an extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece "Romeo a Juliet."

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