Local artist Tessa Waite is hosting a free event in The Andrew Lamont Gallery at Theatr Brycheiniog on Saturday 6th April at 2pm called Wild Performance as part of her installation exhibition entitled 'Wild Things':
The afternoon will include original music from Velvet Circus, a performance by Clare Parry-Jones and improvisation by Tessa Waite and Lyndon Davies.
Velvet Circus are a Bristol based acoustic duo, Kate Daggett and Phoebe Curry. They met at British Institute of Modern Music - BIMM, four years ago and have been writing and performing together ever since. They draw their influences from folk traditions, story-telling and poetry. Their shimmering vocals compliment their lyrical imagery which bridges the everyday and the other worldly. The are currently working on a new EP.
Clare Parry-Jones is a performance artist, based in Wales, working internationally. Her interests in paper, land art and ritual theatre have taken her to Japan and Siberia. Her background is in Acting (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), Dramatherapy (University of Roehampton) and Clown (École Philippe Gaulier, Paris and Clown Through Mask with Sue Morrison, Toronto).
Clare has written about her artistic practice in “Staging Loss: Performance as Commemoration”, Palgrave Macmillan (2018). She collaborated with Laura Dodsworth (Bare Reality) on a Channel 4 documentary and book “Womanhood”. Earlier in 2019, Clare led a series of clown workshops and shared her performance “Alarch” across Russia. She regularly performs in healthcare centres, facilitates community arts projects and is a tutor for performing arts students, creative therapists and professionals worldwide.
Lyndon Davies is a poet, musician and performer living in Powys. He has published four collections of poetry and edits an internet literary and arts magazine called Junction Box. With artist, Penny Hallas, and a shifting group of writers, musicians, visual and movement practitioners, he is at the heart of an ongoing series of events called Ghost Jams, blending improvisation and prepared texts.
Although the event is free please do book via the theatre's website www.brycheiniog.co.uk