I’m one of Wales’ most experienced theatre directors with 40 years experience of acting, writing, directing and producing. I specialise in creating theatre for young audiences and my work has been performed in numerous countries from Canada in the west to South Korea in the east.
Mari Rhian Owen
With Arad Goch since the start as an actress, writer and teacher, I support the educational aspects of the company. Sometimes leading drama workshops in schools for children and teachers, at other times developing Welsh in Iaith Trwy Ddrama (Language Through Drama) workshops or supporting new writers with their work. I like a variety!
Nia Wyn Evans
I have worked at Arad Goch since 2003, and I’m the one that looks after the budgets, contracts, all of those interesting things! I’m originally from Llanbrynmair, but decided to stay around Aberystwyth after graduating in Law and Business. I live on a farm in Talybont, with my husband Deulwyn, and 3 children, Mirain, Lleucu and Wil.
I’ve worked for Cwmni Theatr Arad Goch since graduating from Aberystwyth uni in 2016. I direct productions and run AGwedd youth theatre club every Wednesday night for 11-15 year olds. In my spare time I love writing comedy and cooking pizzas – the nicest pizzas in Pontsian!
I have worked as a Clerk with Arad Goch since 1991 and I am responsible for keeping the accounts on the Sage programme. I also do various administrative work.
I joined Arad Goch at the beginning of 2018 as a Funding Development Officer. I have also been an actress for over 20 years and run my own styling business. This role is a perfect opportunity to combine both my business and artistic interests – and it suits me down to the ground!
My work involves a lot of contacting schools. I arrange all of the company’s educational theatre tours, as well as contacting schools about upcoming Arad Goch events, creative learning projects and theatre tours of shows.
I joined Arad Goch Theatre Company in 2021 after completing an MA in Arts Management from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. My role in the company will be marketing Arad Goch's work as well as organising the company's various other events.
I have worked as a technician at Arad Goch since 2019, helping ensure the smooth running of our productions and maintaining the building. My duties include set up and operation of technical theatre equipment, building and setting up sets and assisting during productions.
I have also brought my other skills into the role including producing music and sound effects, graphic design and editing.