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Who We've Funded

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Only Men Aloud USA Read More
Venice, 2013

Only Men Aloud gained support from WAI to perform as an eight-piece ensemble across America and explore opportunities to develop.

http://www.onlymenaloud.com

Williams, Jeremy Huw USA Read More
Venice, 2013

Jeremy Huw Williams applied for funding to support his visit to the US to perform 12 recitals in 30 days across 5 states.

www.jeremyhuwwilliams.com

Harris, Alan USA Read More
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Alan Harris was invited to work with composer Mark Swanson in Georgia, USA, on a new work based on stories by Edgar Allen Poe: "In 2013, I took a new play, Marsha, to the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington DC and as part of the workshops and performances there I met with USA composer Mark Swanson.

Pryce, Guto USA Read More
Venice, 2013

GULP applied to the International Opportunities Fund for support to play at the CMJ Music Marathon in November 2014, and subsequently, to promote their album, Season Sun.

Ballet Nimba USA Read More
Ballet Nimba 2014

FareTa - Land of Dance Ballet Nimba attended the Silicon Valley African Film Festival in California, 17-19 October 2014.

http://www.balletnimba.org.uk

Davoren, Thomas USA Read More
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Composer Thomas Davoren was invited to present and discuss his work at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Ohio in May-June 2015.

http://www.tomdavoren.co.uk/

Jones, Chris USA Read More
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For Chris Jones to participate in Folk Alliance 2015, Kansas, following his nomination by Trac for an official showcase slot.

Literature Wales USA Read More
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For Louise Richards, Outreach Manager at Literature Wales, to attend the Brave New Voices Youth Slam Festival in Philadelphia and to hold meetings with Urban Word in New York.

http://www.literaturewales.org

Theatr Mwldan USA Read More
Venice, 2013

Theatr Mwldan applied for their collaborative project/production, Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita, to attend and perform at specifically identified US showcasing opportuntities in Chicago and New York in September 2014.

http://www.mwldan.co.uk

Tin Shed Theatre Company USA Read More
Venice, 2013

Tin Shed Theatre applied to take their production Dr Frankestein's Travelling Freakshow to San Diego Fringe Fetival, USA in July 2014.

http://www.tinshedtheatrecompany.com

Elysium Gallery USA Read More
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"In September 2014 Penny Hallas, Dalit Leon, Richard Monahan, Becky Williams, Jason Cartwright, Philip Cheater, Lucy Donald & Elysium gallery Director/Curator Jonathan Powell travelled to Fort Collins, USA as a part of a cultural exchange between Colorado & Wales.

http://www.elysiumgallery.com

Jones, Dylan USA Read More
American Interior 2013/2014

Dylan Jones was supported to present his docu-film, American Interior, alongside Gruff Rhys at SXSW Film Festival, 2014.

Rhys, Gruff USA Read More
American Interior 2014

Gruff Rhys applied for funding to support him to travel to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2014, where his film American Interior was programmed in the Film Festival and he was also invited to showcase as a solo artist.

http://american-interior.com/

Winfield, Peter Lawrie USA Read More
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Peter Lawrie, band member of Until the Ribbon Breaks, applied for funding to help the band get to Austin, Texas to play an official music showcase slot in SXSW, March 2014.

Pryce, Guto USA Read More
 Gulp - SXSW 2014

Gulp applied for funding to attend SXSW 2014 in Austin, Texas.

Rusty Shackle USA Read More
Venice, 2013

For the folk band, Rusty Shackle, to perform at Wakarusa Festival in Arkansas and two showcase events in Nashville and Houston.

http://www.rustyshackle.com

Wales Arts Review USA Read More
Venice, 2013

Wales Arts Review applied for Cerith Mathias to travel to New Orleans to attend the 2014 Tennessee Williams Festival 19-23 March to develop further relationships with the festival as well as in the US in general and research and interview contacts for a special issue of the Wales Arts Review later in the year.

http://www.walesartsreview.org

Calan USA Read More
Venice, 2013

This project involved Calan, a young traditional band from Wales, travelling to the USA and taking part in the North American Folk Alliance Conference.

http://www.calan-band.com

Keehan, Bridget USA Read More
Venice, 2013

To attend a Shakespeare in Prisons conference in Chicago, 14-18 November

Warren, Huw USA Read More
Venice, 2013

For Huw Warren to undertake a collaborative project, with accompanying recording, with American musicians Mat Maneri, Peter Herbert and Tanya Kalmanovitch at the invitation of Mannes College, New York and New England Conservatory, Boston.

Our Bursaries

Alan Goulbourne

Wales in Edinburgh 2015

Black Stuff - Volcano Theatre

Patagonia 150

Patagonia - Marc Rees