Mold Riots: Skills Workshops

This October sees Theatr Clwyd stage its first major community production, Mold Riots. A community cast of 100 will take over the streets of Mold and retell the story of the Mold Riots 1869.
2019 marks the 150th anniversary which saw tension between English and Welsh miners erupt in a series of disturbances which left four people dead.

There are many ways you can volunteer and get involved in creating this exciting and ambitious theatrical event right here in Mold.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED?

To express interest, find out more or get involved with any of our exciting groups below please get in touch with the Community Producer, Alice Evans.

In Person
Spot the community caravan at it pops up in the Mold Market every week, at Theatr Clwyd or other festivals around the area. Come in to find out more and express your interest in joining the Mold Riots production.

By Phone
Call Alice Evans on 07920 548493 or 01352 701584. Alternatively Call Box Office on 01352 701521

By E-mail
Drop Alice an e-mail on alice.evans@theatrclwyd.com and she will answer it as quickly as possible!

 

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Do you have an interest in sharing and developing knowledge in acting and would like to work alongside our professional team? We are looking for 100 cast members to get involved. Our Community cast is open to all ages and abilities.

Come along and audition! There will be 90 minute sessions that you can book onto – please reserve your space in advance to ensure everyone gets a chance and waiting times are kept to a minimum.

Under 16 Auditions:
Theatr Clwyd
Wednesday 12th June, 5.30pm – 7pm 

Over 16 Auditions:
Theatr Clwyd
Wednesday 12th June, 7.30pm – 9pm

Rehearsals for the show take place from July
Typically Sundays & Monday evenings
Performances from 21 – 27 Oct

 

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Maybe being on stage isn’t your thing but you love the backstage stuff- if you have an interest in any of the below and want to be part of our community production please enquire and send in no more than 300 words to tell us about you and why you want to be involved.

DirectorMusical DirectorStage ManagementSound and Lighting | Producing | DesignMarketing

Closing date 24 June 

 

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If you’re a part of a community choir and want to get involved, we have a brand new score written specifically for the show. All vocal ranges are needed.

 

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Dust off your machines and dig out your thimbles! Join our professional team of costume makers at the theatre and help create all elements of costume for the production.

Where?
Theatr Clwyd

When?
Thursday 27th June, 6.30am – 8pm
Thursday 18th July, 6.30am – 8pm
Thursday 1st August, 6.30am – 8pm
Thursday 22nd August, 6.30am – 8pm 

 

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Could you be one of our natty knitters? We need knitted rocks for an art installation. Supported by Yarn O’ Clock. Occasional sessions held in the daytime. We meet every fortnight

Where?
Theatr Clwyd

When?
Tuesday 11th June, 5.30pm – 6.30pm

 

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We are looking for keen amateur photographers and film makers to document the making of Mold Riots. Follow the actors and makers through the rehearsal process right up to show time. You will be guided through the process by professional photographer who will help you to discover new skills and experiment with digital media. Supported by Tape.

Where?
Theatr Clwyd

When?
Saturday 22nd June, 10.30am – 1pm
Saturday 20th July, 10.30am – 1pm
Saturday 21st August, 10.30am – 1pm
We meet monthly

 

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Artists, crafters and makers – get involved in creating our art installation. We meet every fortnight.

Where & When?
Theatr Clwyd
Wednesday 15th May, 7pm – 9pm 

 
 

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Are you interested in writing? Mold Riot’s Playwright Bethan Marlow would love to work with you in response to Mold Riots.

Gain writing guidance from professional playwright Bethan Marlow:

Where & When?
Theatr Clwyd
Thursday 13th June, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Weekend Writing Workshop with Bethan Marlow:

Where & When?
Theatr Clwyd
Sunday 7th July, 9am – 5pm  

 

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Do you have an interest in the local community and are good at communication? We would love you to come and help usher the audience as we move around the town, ensuring the audience members are safe and looked after.