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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND WITH BRAND NEW WORKSHOPS FOR 2013 Sing, Dance, Act, Create, Play, Perform and take pART!!!! Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2013

11am – 4.30pm

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Please contact the box office:

01492 872000

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Venue Cymru are proud to present take pART 2013 THE ONLY FREE ARTS AND LITERATURE EVENT IN NORTH WALES Drop In Sessions: a continuous session will be running all day for you to join in at any time, for as long as you please.

The event is in its forth year and is presented in conjunction with Conwy County Borough Council and funded by the Arts Council of Wales, Llandudno Town Council, Llandudno Rotary Club and Supertemps with sponsorship gratefully received from Roger W Jones, Rhyl

Workshop: Sessions with a particular start and finish time so you can achieve as much as possible under expert tuition. Booking: Booking is advised for those sessions where the workshop leaders can only facilitate a particular number of participants at any one time. We are also booking for workshops we know will be busy.

Have a browse through the brochure; we have split the workshops and drop in sessions into eight different genres. Art, Dance, Drama, Literature, Digital Media, Music, Performance and Family Fun

Call the Box Office on 01492 872000 to reserve your FREE space on the workshops that have this sign

Take pART 2013 sees specific welsh language workshops, performances and talks for welsh speakers and welsh learners from s4c’s Cyw, Stwnsh and Rownd a Rownd

Booking is advised but not always essential, the only essential is a take pART attitude.

There are two different types of session to look out for, drop-in sessions and workshops.

Workshops are becoming more specialised each year and this year is our strongest yet with some of the countries best companies offering expert tuition in their areas.


There is a venue map inside the brochure showing you what is going on when and where. We have tried our best to make sure everyone can try everything and there are as few clashes as possible in the timetabling. Each genre is shown by a different colour. Art - Orange Drama - Green Dance - Pink Music - Yellow Literature - Blue Digital Media - Red Family Fun – dark blue Performance - Purple

take pART is not to be missed !!! Keep up to date at or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Venue Cymru and the take pART team would like to express special thanks to all of our sponsors as well as Joey, Lee Ellis from Watkin Jones, Ysgol Tudno, Andy Birch, Disco Dave, Steve Cridge, Llandrillo College and Sian Eirian

Outreach: British Casting Director Richard Evans will be at Llandrillo College on the run up to take pART giving the Performing Arts students invaluable advice and a practical guide to audition technique for the ruthless industry that is the arts, and the reality of a role on the West End Stage. 3

Lisa Fox – Jungle Creations


from Saturday and Sunday – Drop in 11am Ages – no age limit don’t N.B – you might get messy, so t!! bes come in your Sunday Workshop Space: Theatre Foyer (ground floor)

Andy Birch – Graffiti Art

e studio Lisa Fox works from her boat hous next right wy, Con r Saturday and Sunday - Drop In from on the banks of the Rive She le. cast l iaeva med us famo the 11am door to by has been successfully represented Ages – 8+ p Grou t Brigh N.B – Warm Clothing is Essential as this International in London and New workshop takes place outdoors York for five years having illustrated Workshop Space: Wind Tunnel (ground floor) over 25 books (including one she s penned herself) for many publisher Andy DIMEONE Birch will be on hand to show you his , lastic Scho worldwide including talent as a graffiti artist: From his first blast of a spray Albert Whitman and Autumn can, he knew he was doing it for art’s sake rather than Publishing. mindless tagging. “I’d always been into drawing and Jungle Creations: ‘Its so it was my way of not only expressing myself, but also exciting to receive a brief for a new getting an identity when I was at school.” book, I look forward to meeting the Most of Andy’s work is done with the spray can, which characters he still finds is a good way of getting physically involved that I will in his art and channelling his emotions. And he enjoys create:. Help encouraging young people to do the same in his Lisa create graffiti workshops. “Everything always begins on her exotic new paper,” he said. “I show how I structure letters, characters and taking elements of how signwriters work). Let bring them to Andy show you the tricks of the trade like life on a huge adding 3D onto letters, looking at light exhibition in perspective and adding characters to Venue Cymru’s one of his exceptional murals at foyer for all to see Venue Cymru.

Mumptown Saturday and Sunday - Drop In from 11am Ages - No Age Limit N.B - Work with them here first, these two are going to be massive Workshop Space - Theatre Foyer (ground floor) Create the real Mumptown at Venue Cymru – help Oli and Ceri Liverpoo l’s most innovative graphic designers bring their characters to life. Creating a city mural in the theatre foyer of characters like you’ve never seen before. After being presented with one of very few bursaries from Liverpool John Moore’s University Mumptown was born, an innovative and quirky brand loved in Japan and becoming ever more popular in the UK. 4

SAND IN YOUR EYE – SAND SCULPTURES Saturday and Sunday (times to be confirmed) Ages – 5+ N.B – expect sand in your pants Workshop Space: Arena (ground floor)

Thanks to Roger W Jones, Rhyl we’ll have 15 tonnes of sand in the Venue for take pART!

Sand sculpture workshops are a great opportunity for kids to have a load of fun peppered with a little magic and a good serving of learning. The sculptors will teach the kids and their families the tricks of the trade so that they’ll be able to make sand stand like a snowman and be carved into a castle. Be amazed by what can be created – take a look at www.sandsculptureice. and come along with your own ideas for a spectacular sand sculpture. There will be sand going free to good homes after the event (Sunday from 4.30pm) bring a bucket along and fill it to the top – if you would like to arrange any mass removal of sand I’m sure we can arrange this call Lucy on 01492 879771 *** washed builders sand

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Ben and Holly – Mask Making Saturday and Sunday: 11.15am – 12pm 12.30pm – 1.15pm 2.30pm – 3.15pm Ages – ages 2 – 6 years N.B – this is a bookable event; we don’t want everyone turning into Ben and Holly for the weekend so only 15 masks can be made per session. Workshop Space: Atrium (ground floor) Ahead of their production with us 16th and 17th January, Gillian Burns will be turning you into Ben and Holly too with Mask Making Workshops. Leave your little brothers and sisters behind with mum or dad, granny or grandpa and you can go off and do all the cool things take pART has to offer without your little brother or sister ruining all of your fun. Ben and Holly are going to be

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London Casting Director Richard Evans m–

Birmingham Stage Company – James and The Giant Peach Saturday 12pm – 12.45pm 1.15pm – 2pm 3pm – 3.45pm Sunday 11am – 11.45pm 12.15pm- 1pm 1.30pm – 2.30pm Ages - 5+ Workshop Space - Arcadia Room (ground floor)

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The Birmingham Stage Company are back with a brand new workshop about James and his Giant Peach based on the wonderful story by Roald Dahl. Join the BSC’s Workshop Leader as she invites you all to be actors and join James in creating the drama and excitement from Dahl’s classic story. It’s your chance to be giant insects and help James escape his terrible Aunts Spiker and Sponge. Don’t miss this special chance to join the adventure!

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Sunday 1.30pm – 3.30pm Ages 8+ N.B: please note that Richard is running a different session each day. Workshop Space: Meeting Roo m 4 (first floor) In this interactive workshop, you‘ll discover what is required when you have an audition, whether it’s for a school play, youth theatre or a professional production in thea tre, television or film. You’ll practise reading scripts, like you wou ld in an actual audition and also learn many valuable skills and techniques which will not only be useful when you go to auditions , but in other parts of your life too, both now and in the future, so come along and join us for a fun and fascinating session. These workshops are most effective when both are taken together, but either can be attended individually. Richard Evans CDG was an actor for 10 years, before moving into cast ing in 1989. He has since worked successfully as a cast ing director on a wide variety of prod uctions in all media. He regularly leads workshops on audi tion technique and career developm ent at many drama and theatre schools around the world and his book, Auditions: A Practical Guide, was published by Routledge in 2009. He is delighted to be returning to take pART for the fourth time and looks forward to meeting you!


The Comedy Trust

Saturday and Sunday 12pm – 1pm 1.30pm – 2.30pm 3pm- 4pm Ages: 6 – 14 years N.B – there is a performance opp ortunity for parents and friends to com e and watch 5 minutes before the end of each session Workshop Space: Harlech Roo m (first floor) For over 10 years our comedy and humour based programmes have enhanced the lives of over 8000 young people across Merseyside and won the approval of teachers and education professionals from across the coun try. In these sessions, youngsters will learn som e basic comedy skills before creating a short perfo rmance with a professional comedian! ‘’Not only is Stand Out a great initiative to introduce kids into the world of performing and writing comedy it is also a brilliant avenue for them to direct their talen ts knowing that there is an end result.’’ John Bishop, Comedian & Patron of The Comedy Trust.

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West End Stage

Saturday and Sunday 11am – 11.50pm (ages 13- 18 years) 12pm – 12.50pm (ages 8 – 12 years) 1.15pm – 2.05pm (ages 13 – 18 years) 3pm- 3.50pm (ages 8 – 12 years) N.B: this is a taster session of the week long workshop presented by the renowned West End Stage Workshop which will be taking place at Venue Cymru later in the year. Workshop Space: Deganwy Room (first floor) The West End Workshop brings the stars and magic of the London’s West End to Venue Cymru! A once in a life-time Workshop gives young e people with a passion for performing the uniqu opportunity to be taught by real-life stars from Theatreland’s top shows. Designed especially for 8 - 18 year olds, the week-long Workshop culminates in a live performance of scenes in from some of the West End’s biggest shows End West the Under s! front of family and friend Workshop team’s experience and guidance young people will learn vital skills in acting and the ever-popular stage combat! Whether you have bags of experience, or want to discover your hidden talents, the West End Workshop will give you the confidence to reach your full

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Saturday and Sunday drop in from 11am Ages – All Ages N.B – National Urdd Eisteddfod Winner Workshop Space – Orme Suite (ground floor) Hannah Rowlands will give you a true taste of traditional clog dancing with a specific emphasis on making the whole experience, energetic and more importantly fun Accompanied by live musicians and real clogs, boys and girls, mums and dads will learn new tricks of this long established and patriotic dance form.

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Workshop Space: The Stage (ground floor) Join an expert Rambert animateur who will guide you through the steps of the professionals over five different workshops tailored to different needs and abilities. You will have the chance to learn current Rambert repertorie that the company perform nationally and internationally, and and improve your contemporary dance technique understanding. SATURDAY 12TH JANUARY 2013. Time - 11am – 12.30pm Ages: 10 - 14 years This workshop will focus on Labyrinth of Love, Rambert’s new flagship piece for the 2012/2013 UK tour. Choreographed by Marguerite Donlan this follows the ups and downs of love in all their complexities, challenges and joys. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people with an interest and some experience in dance to develop skills, be creative and gain a deeper understanding of Rambert’s work. Time - 1.30pm – 3.30pm Ages: 14 - 18 years N.B – dance experience preferred but not essential This workshop will include a a contemporary technique warm-up followed by new ert’s Ramb from ent movem g learnin session work Labyrinth of Love. It is a great chance to s learn movement created by some of the world’ most exciting choreographers in a fun and supportive environment. SUNDAY 13TH JANUARY 2013 1pm – 2pm Times: 11am – 12pm Ages: All ages welcome for this family workshop A fun and creative dance session for all the family, this workshop will include a simple contemporary warm-up followed by the chance to learn some movements from Rambert’s current repertoire. It will be an open level workshop suitable for all ages with little or no previous dance experience. to We encourage different members of the family t paren a that mend recom and er, togeth take part or guardian stays in the workshop for young people aged 7 and under. Times: 2.30pm – 3.30pm Ages: 7 – 10 years This fun creative workshop allows participants to learn some repertoire from one of Rambert’s exciting pieces Hush. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to develop skills, of be creative and gain a deeper understanding work. Rambert’s


Ages – Any Age Drop in from 11am N.B – the only tool you need is your mouth Workshop Space – Atrium ground floor) Often appearing under the pseudonym Mr Phormula Ed has built a solid reputation based on exceptional talent, hard work and total dedication to the hiphop genre. Ed’s enthusiasm for his work is infectious, inspiring students of all ages and abilities to be experimental, outspoken and creative Take pART will see an exclusive showcase of bilingual-beat-boxing and hip-hop-mastery from north Wales legend, Mr Phormula. A lyrical force to be reckoned with, Mr Phormula’s fat beats, slick productions and impressive collaborations are rapidly changing the musical landscape of Welsh hip-hop. You might know Ed already from his hugely successful collaborations with welsh bands like Pep Le Pew, Genod Droog and Y Diwygiad. Or you might have heard of his work with the Welsh Language Board, the Urdd or the Academi. From beatboxing to rapping to DJing, Ed Holden is on a mission to share his passion for hiphop with the world.

Drumming – Mathew Rober–ts


Saturday and Sunday Performances at 11.30 – 12.30pm and 2.15pm – 3.15pm Ages – All ages Performance Space: Arena Stage (ground floor) Formed over 15 years ago by experienced music teachers. The Key Strings team of professionals bring a wealth of experience in both music and education to every performance. With both music and teaching backgrounds, our team are specialised in providing exceptional musical education, packaged in an entertaining and memorable experience, for your entire school! We communicate the important educational elements of the curriculum, but also enable children to see that MUSIC IS FUN • Key Strings introduces children to the string family of the orchestra demonstrating solo and ensemble music from a range of styles, periods, cultures and genres • Presented with humour, imagination and creativity our programmes not only focus upon the key elements of music in the National Curriculum, but also relate to several other cross-curricular subjects. The children experience structured live music with an emphasis upon listening, appraising and participating.

11am Saturday and Sunday. Times – 1.30pm 1pm 5pm 12.1 – 5am 11.4 0am 11.3 pm3.30 pm 3.15 – 1.45 – 2.15pm 2.45pm to es are limited for these sessions Plac N.B 15. – 6 s Age 4pm e. sabl advi is participants booking provide the highest attention to m2 Roo ting Mee ce Spa p ksho Wor when he first picked up a pair ic Business at the tender age of 11 Mathew first ventured into the Mus grudgingly set about the ted that he learn to read music, he of drumsticks, after his Father insis a table learning Musical theory at sat but kit, , not sat at a drum laborious task of learning his new trade Father bought him his first proved his ability to read music his from a book! However once he had From taking this method s. drum the with began his love affair drum kit. From that day onwards he managed without the have r musical journey that he could neve Mathew has been taken on many a his talent, as well as with ally ssion profe rm has gone on to perfo firm theoretical foundations. Mathew of ‘Matty’ and the fun gh enou - his students cannot speak highly teaching when ever he finds the time as touring throughout well as ic mus aha Yam for teaches the drums they have in his sessions. Mathew sessions for just 5 ming ng voice. Mathew will be running drum the country with his remarkable singi ly recommended. people at a time so booking is high



Fiona Collins – Storytelling

Saturday and Sunday Storytelling: 11am – 11.30am pm 12.30pm – 1pm 1.15pm – 1.45 pm 2pm – 2.15 pm Storytelling Workshops: 3.15 - 4pm Ages: All Ages Welcome n N.B: You’ll hear Fiona call whe tales its time to hear her fabulous Workshop Space: Inside the FABULOUS Luminarium in the Arena (ground floor)


Barlow does the consonants, Skidmore does the vowels and we argue about the punctuation! Saturday and Sunday Age – All ages Performance Space: Mezzanine (first floor)


12pm – 1pm A lively and funny interactive literary game show based on the Action Dogs series. Storytelling at Take pART 2013 On Saturday Venue Cymru’s own stories storyteller, Fiona, will be telling y. If for everyone of any age to enjo then e, whil a for ing relax like you feel e to the Storytelling Circle is the plac


2.30pm – 3.30pm A lively and funny interactive literary game show based on the I Hero series.


Steve Barlow is tall and hairy, Steve Skidmore isn’t! Together they are Britain’s most popular comedy writing and performing double act for young people. The 2 Steves met over twenty years ago when they were both teaching in Nottingham. Since then they have written over 150 books together. They have also acted as series editors on numerous reading programmes for several major publishing houses. In addition to their many popular fiction series like Action Dogs, Challenger, iHero, iHorror, Mad Myths, Vernon Bright and The Dark Forest, they have written many non fiction books, TV scripts and edited many plays. They also write extensively for the reluctant reader. If you cannot wait until January you can download “Colin The Barbarian” for free today for your iphone, ipod or ipad!!!!!!


of the On Sunday, Young Storyteller r Year Bronwen Hughes and othe old) s year 18 (12ers ytell young stor ru’s will join members of Venue Cym s year -12 (8 i Stor ch /Cyl le Story Circ to old) to tell stories and inspire you have a go yourself.

Digital media Digital media

Cambrian Photography Saturday and Sunday - 11am – 12pm 12.30pm – 1.30pm 1.45pm -2pm 2.30pm – 3.30pm N.B: Equipment will be provided , but if you want to bring yours along you’ll be shown how to get the most out of it Workshop Space: Rhuddlan Roo m (first floor)

Tudno FM and Radio take pART!

Look out - you may be interviewed on radio take pART, he lp Tudno’s very own Disco Dave broadca st the event, tell him which workshops are the best and which you’ve enjoyed taking pART in Playing your favourite music and running competition s throughout the day.

Operating independently of Cambrian Photography Ltd. The Cambrian Photographic Workshop is a Soci al Enterprise based in the Studio at 87-89 Abergele Rd, Colwyn Bay. It is geared to provide learning and personal development opportunities for indiv iduals interested in developing their crea tive and technical photographic skills. You will learn all the camera controls that matter. This will help you achieve the very best exposure your camera will give you .Discover the skills associated with studio lighting, with our demonstrations and practical sessions you will leave with much more confidence and a willingnes s to experiment with artificial light sour ces.

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Top Notch Films

Saturday and Sunday 12pm – Times - 11am – 11.45am pm – 2.15 2pm – pm 12.45pm 1.15 3pm 3.15pm – 4pm Ages: 8+ nt N.B: This is a bookable eve Theatre ture Lec : ces Spa Workshop Room (second floor) and Alwen (second floor)

Heart Radio

Saturday and Sunday m Drop in Sessions from 11a (ground floor) Workshop Space: Atrium asting on the How would you sound broadc aves and airw the radio? Learn the tricks of Heart the with w sho o radi own create your ive ract inte y inar Angels and their extraord studio!!

ch Films Digital Demos with Top Not ate and VJing: Learn how to manipul o and vide al vidu indi own blend your visual audio music clips into a stunning

VJ display the exciting Special Effects: Experience out how find and cts Effe cial world of Spe f. you can create them yoursel world of Animation: Enter the magical is not all re stop Motion animation whe ms what it see trills of Comic Comic Strip: Discover the animated own very r you g Life and brin and text characters to life with photos



Family Fun

Saturday and Sunday from 11am Ages – All Ages N.B The number of people on the rink will be limited / queues expected ***£1 skate hire childs size 8 – adults size 12 Workshop Sapce: Arena (ground floor)


Bright Bricks – public mosaic builds Saturday and Sunday drop in from 11am Ages – 5+ N.B - 40 max at a time but this event is not bookable please take advise from the stewards this event is expected to be busy Workshop Space - Arena (ground floor)



At Bright Bricks we simply love LEGO®. We create everything from crowd-stopping, big-brand promotions and inspiring projects such as the fantastic model of the Olympic Stadium to the famous 40 foot high Christmas tree in the London’s St Pancras International Station, a working model of a Rolls-Royce aircraft engine and individuallycommissioned LEGO portraits, events and gifts. One of our most popular activities is running workshops where you, the public, get to come along and help build a fantastic LEGO creation. A crowd favorite is the large LEGO mosaics that we have built at events across the UK where participants get to build their very own part of a giant LEGO artwork. We are very excited to be able to bring a mosaic building workshop to the Take pART! arts and literature event, so if you want to get involved in producing a fantastic LEGO art creation then come along and join in the fun.


ENTS Saturday and Sund ay Drop In from 11 am Learn all the skills of the Circus with Harley the Clown Circus Performan ce at 1.30pm See the hilarious Ha rley in action in thi s interactive circus sh ow PUNCH AND JUDY

Mr Bimbamboozle performs at 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm in the Theatre Foyer (ground floor)


Giant Chess Giant Connect 4 Giant Operation Giant Twister Giant Lego Giant Space Hoppers

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Smallworld Theatre

Saturday and Sunday Per formances at 12.30pm and 3.30pm Workshop and Performanc e Space: Arena (ground floor) This is a modern fairy story, adapted from a traditional Nan ai folk tale about a young man his kindness. Our hero lives and in an arctic world populated by amazing creatures such tigers, a giant sturgeon and as Siberian much more. By solving thre e see min gly impossible tasks, he clev wins the hand of the beautifu erly l maiden. As the low sun and flickerin g firelight cast their long sha dow s, Sm all World Theatre draws the audience into this magical story where the shadows are not always black and white…

Bawb FLASHMOB with Dawns i at 10am

l Saturday ONLY; meet for rehearsa earsal Space: St David’s Room Reh !) ome welc All ages (parents rm an unusual mble suddenly in a public place, perfo asse who purposes of A flash mob is a group of people the for often , erse disp then , act for a brief time and sometimes seemingly pointless ession. entertainment, satire or artisitc expr e will be organised and e Flashmob at take pART. The piec Danc a g nisin orga Dawns i Bawb will be ru throughout the Cym e at spontaneous intervals at Venu rehearsed from 10am and performed ru.c ecym venu contact lucy.smith1@ day. To be involved in this please

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mance in the Arena ystrings Musical Perfor e 11.30am - 12.30pm Ke Dogs on the Mezzanin Steves present Action atre Foyer The 12pm - 1pm The Two the in y Jud and bamboozle’s Punch Arena 12pm - 12.45pm Mr Bim es from the Taiga in the orld Theatre present Tal allw Sm na Are 12.30pm - 1.30pm the formance in teratinment Circus Per e Foyer 1.30pm - 2pm HTC En and Judy in the Theatr nch Pu ’s zle boo bam Bim Mr 5pm 1.30pm - 2.1 rings in the Arena 2.30pm - 3.30pm Keyst ero on the Mezzanine Two Steves present I-H The 0pm er 1.3 0pm 2.3 Judy in the Theatre Foy bamboozle’s Punch and Arena the in ga Tai 3pm - 3.45pm Mr Bim es from the orld Theatre present Tal us performances neo nta spo as 3.30pm - 4.30pm Smallw ll we as be added to this list to s nce ma for per re There are mo throughout the day 13

Cymerwch ran mewn gweithdai a sesiynau cwestiwn ac ateb gyda noddwr eleni Connie Fisher Dydd Sadwrn – oedran 5 – 11 Dydd Sul – oedran 11 - 18 Amseroedd i’w cadarnhau Lleoliad y gweithdy: Ystafell Crafnant

Take pART in workshops and Q & A sessions with this year’s patron Connie Fisher

Saturday – ages 5 – 11 Sunday - ages 11 - 18 Times to be confirmed Workshop Space: Crafnant Room

Connie Fisher West End leading lady hosts a lively, fun, interactive performance workshop, which aims to build confidence, and highlight the key points that every performer needs to remember when on stage. Whether you are working together as an ensemble or as a soloist, Connie will explore a range of techniques that every performer can utilise, demonstrate a variety of games and exercises that will aid the performer in all of us, and will host a Q and A session at the end of the session. Whatever you want to be in life, performance gweithdy. skills will play their part Beth bynnag yr hoffech wneud Connie rose to fame gyda’ch bywyd, fe allai sgiliau playing the lead role of Maria perfformio fod o gymorth in “The Sound Of Music” at Chwarae rhan Maria, y prif The London Palladium having won “How Do You Solve A gymeriad yn y ‘Sound of Music’ yn y Problem Like Maria”, Andrew Lloyd Palladium yn Llundain a gododd Connie Webber’s reality TV show for The BBC. i’r uchelfannau - hynny ar ôl ennill cyfres Connie graduated from Mountview deledu ‘realiti’ Andrew Lloyd Webber ‘How Do You Academy of Theatre Arts with first class honours; she Solve A Problem Like Maria’ i’r BBC. was awarded the ‘Gyearbuor Asante’ for acting at her Fe raddiodd Connie o Academi Celfyddyd graduation in 2005. Theatr Mountview gyda gradd dosbarth cyntaf Television: “Casualty” for BBC – returning ac yn y seremoni yn 2005 fe dderbyniodd wobr character - Amanda, “Connie’s Musical Map of ‘Gyearbuor Asante’ am ei gwaith actio. Wales” for BBC Wales, “Caught In A Trap” for ITV, Ym maes Teledu bu’n actio cymeriad Amanda i “The Omid Djalili Show” for the BBC, ‘Pobol Y Cwm’ yng nghyfres ‘Casualty’ i’r BBC, yn gyflwynydd and ‘Darn O Dir’ both for S4C. ‘Connie’s Musical Map of Wales’ i BBC Cymru, i’r Theatre: “Wonderful Town” at The Lowry and ‘Caught in a Trap’ i ITV, ‘The Omid Djalili Show’ BBC, ac yn action yn ‘Pobol Y Cwm’ a ‘Darn o Dir’ National Tour, “The Sound of Music” National Tour and The London Palladium, “They’re Playing Our i S4C. Ym myd y Theatr bu’n perfformio yn ‘Wonderful Song”, The Menier Chocolate Factory, ‘Pendragon’ the National Youth Musical Theatre’s tour of Japan Town’ yn y Lowri a thaith Brydeinig, ‘The Sound and it’s performance at Sadlers Well’s, London. of Music’ ar daith Brydeinig ac yn y Palladium yn r In 2006 Connie released her debut album Llundain, ‘They’re Playing Our Song’ yn y Menie “Favourite Things” and features on the cast album for Chocolate Factory, ‘Pendragon’ ar daith Theatr “The Sound of Music” and the new “West Side Story” Gerdd Ieuenctid Prydain i Japan a’r perfformiad album. Connie launched her latest album “Secret yn y Sadler’s Wells yn Llundain. Love” in February 2009. Yn 2006 fe gyhoeddodd Connie ei halbwm gyntaf ‘Favourite Things’ ac mae’n un o’r yr cantorion ar albwm ‘The Sound of Music’ ac ar albwm newydd ‘West Side Story’.

Bydd Connie Fisher - Seren y West End yn Llundain yn arwain gweithdy bywiog, rhyngweithiol, sy’n anelu i ddatblygu eich caf hyder a chanolbwyntio ar yr elfennau pwysi ar y mae pob perfformiwr eisiau ei gofio pan lwyfan. Os yn unigolyn neu yn rhan o gast cyflawn, bydd Connie yn cynnig amrywiaeth o dechnegau y gall unrhyw berfformiwr ei ddefnyddio. Bydd yn cyflwyno nifer o gemau ac ymarferion fydd yn cynorthwyo’r perfformiwr sy’n llechu ynom i gyd. Yn ogystal, bydd Connie yn cynnal sesiwn cwestiwn ag ateb ar ddiwedd y


12-13.01.2013 Wyt ti’n seren y dyfodol? Cymerwch ran mewn gweithdai gyda rhai o actorion y gyfres ddrama Rownd a Rownd.

Are you a future star? Take part in drama workshops with some of the cast of drama series Rownd a Rownd.

Oes diddordeb gen ti fod yn golurydd? Cymerwch ran mewn gweithdai coluro gyda cholurydd Rownd a Rownd.

Interested in being a make-up artist? Take part in make-up workshops with the Rownd a Rownd make-up artist.

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