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Making our stories inclusive: British Sign Language integrated ‘A Christmas Carol’

Making inclusive work is one of the key purposes of the artistic training at the Royal Welsh College.
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Sir Bryn Terfel teams up with RWCMD to support future young artists

On Saturday 25th February 2023 Sir Bryn Terfel CBE, one of the world’s greatest singers, announced a new foundation with the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
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Bigging up the Bard: RWCMD's new Shakespeare Prize final

Five of our second year actors took to the Royal Court stage this week, performing a Shakespearian sonnet and a speech in front of a panel of judges including the esteemed actor Ian McKellen.
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On the big screen: #MadeInWales

With breathtaking landscapes and more castles per square mile than anywhere in the world, Wales has always been a favourite with film producers looking for epic outdoor locations.
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TV on location: #MadeInWales

If you live in Cardiff it’s not unusual to see an ambulance from Holby City Hospital parked down the next road, a Cyberman marching down the high street, or a car park full of dressing room trailers and catering vans.
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ITV’s Tony Warren Drama Bursary awarded to first acting student studying in Wales

New RWCMD acting student, Johnathan Georgiou is the first student studying in Wales to be awarded ITV’s prestigious Tony Warren Bursary.
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The play's the thing: Shakespeare Prize & working with Ian McKellen

'I am more than grateful for a chance to share our love of drama with the next generation of professional actors,' said Ian McKellen after spending two days working with our second year acting students.
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Looking after your wellbeing

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and we’ve teamed up with Student Services Manager, Kate Williams, to give you some key tips, advice and resources about how to take care of your own mental well-being.
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BAFTA Double nomination for acting grads

They’re all over our screens and audiences can’t get enough of them! Acting grads Callum Scott Howells and Anjana Vasan are both up for BAFTA’s.
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Croeso, RWCMD’s new Director of Performance (Drama), Jonathan Munby

As we bid a very fond hwyl fawr, farewell, to the legendary Dave Bond, we also say croeso cynnes, a very warm welcome, to our new Director of Performance (Drama), award-winning theatre director Jonathan Munby, and to Chinonyerem Odimba who will be our first-ever Writer-in-Residence from September.
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The Flying Bedroom Theatre Company: trust and teamwork

Catching up after a busy summer, we spoke to four members of the Flying Bedroom Theatre Company about touring, trust, collaboration and the future.
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