Cast Cymunedol

Open call for community cast

Olion community Cast

Eager to perform?

Ready to have some fun and to challenge yourself?

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be part of a theatrical event in Bangor this year... We are auditioning for 30 performers to join the community cast of Frân Wen's next show, Olion.

We are looking for performers aged 16+, and no previous performance experience is required, just fire and a desire to collaborate with other performers and the show's brilliant artistic team!

Audition Dates

  • Wednesday, 19 June 6pm - 7.30pm

Audition Location

Nyth, Garth Road, Bangor, LL57 2RW.

Want to audition?

Click on this link to register and select a date for your audition.

See below key dates for the community cast. The community cast is required to commit to these dates, with a little flexibility possible depending on circumstances.

Key Dates

Initial Workshops

  • Wednesday, June 26th 6pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday, July 3rd 6pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday, July 10th 6pm - 8pm
  • Thursday, July 11th 6pm - 8pm


There will be rehearsals on various dates in September, with some evening sessions and some at weekends. Exact dates to be confirmed.

Dress Performance

  • Friday, September 27th

Public Performance

  • Saturday, September 28th

If you would like to chat further about the open call or the dates above, please contact

We are committed to ensuring that everyone can fully engage in this opportunity. When registering, you will have the opportunity to specify any access needs. This is a Welsh language show, and we welcome individuals at all levels, including new speakers and learners. This show will take place both indoors and outdoors. Our aim is to cultivate an inclusive environment where a range of experiences and perspectives are celebrated and valued.

New and non-Welsh language speaker support

Interested in our community cast but not confident with your Welsh?

We've teamed up with Menter Iaith Bangor to provide support sessions for new and non-welsh speakers during the rehearsal period.

Modern myth in three parts

Bringing the legend of Arianrhod from the depths of the Mabinogi to the modern day.


Frân Wen receives core funding from Arts Council of Wales to support its programme.

Olion, which is a 15 month programme of activities is also supported by Cyngor Gwynedd. The project has received £252,911 from the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.