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‘Platfform’

‘Platfform’ is the culmination of the BA Applied Drama and BA Contemporary Performance’s creative output from 2018-2019.

Friday May 17th

Llys Glas – Idris Davies Rehearsal Room 12-6pm

12pm Opening and Welcome

12-15- 1.30pm‘MudCat’

Lucy Hesford and Jay Bowbanks present a participatory performance aimed at 16-24 year olds exploring trust, friendship and ‘catfishing’. (16+)

2-3:30pm Symposium

BA Applied Drama students discuss their final project work

Students:

  • Allison Gough: Excerpt from ‘Channelling Agnus or The Dry Vagina Monologues’
  • Matthew Rosolemos: discusses his project #lovehasnogender. Matthew worked with a local church and some members of the UWTSD LGBT+ society to explore identity politics using drama and storytelling to uncover the similarities that make us human.
  • Carys Phillips: Carys discusses her work with PeopleSpeakUp using drama and storytelling techniques with participants from Cilymaenllwyd Care Home in Llanelli as part of the Llanelli Voices Project
  • Lucy Hesford and Jay Bowbanks – ‘MudCat’
  • Cameron Hester and Christian Hopkins – ‘University for Dummies’

A participatory one woman performance seeking to provoke dialogue around the menopause

Short presentations will be followed by a Q&A Panel for all students involved in today’s event

4-6pm ‘University for Dummies’

Cameron Hester and Christian Hopkins take the audience on a comical journey through university whilst touching on the more serious issues of mental health that many students contend with.  This is a performance followed by a light-hearted ‘pub’ quiz.

Refreshments will be provided.

Friday 17th& Saturday 18th May

The Ragged School (opposite Idris Davies)

30 Project Exo:dust

50 years ago the first humans set foot on the moon’s surface. Allegedly.

So grab your tickets and prepare to fly through a potted history of creation, recreation and suspicion, which is not a psychological profiling activity at all…Honest. 

UWTSD students from the first and third year of BA Contemporary Performance have collected memories, stories and facts from various sources to devise an entertaining countdown to the next steps in the human story.

Students: Syamala Schuur, Niamh Provan, Summar Ackary, Leigh Bamford

Lecturer: Jonathan Pugh

Thursday 24th May

The Hyst, High Street

7pm: ‘Channelling Agnus or The Dry Vagina Monologues’ BA Applied Drama student Allison Gough explores the menopause in this one woman show designed to provoke dialogue, raise awareness and break taboos. (16+)