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Sean, who currently works as director of drama at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, has been Wales’ most prolific theatre designer over the past 11 years.
As project director of World Stage Design 2013, he has led planning and design for the event, which will be hosted at the college in September and is expected to attract more than 1,000 theatre designers from across the world, as well as 5,000 spectators.
In a career spanning 30 years, Kevin has been involved in making, acting in and directing theatre for children and young people all over Wales.
His work has been presented in schools, nurseries, playgrounds, community centres, village halls, arts centres, theatres and festivals.
He is currently artistic director of Theatr Iolo, which has inspired thousands of children and young people to follow careers in music and drama and to make trips to the theatre a regular part of their lives.
Rhian is a writer, broadcaster and curator. She has also been the artistic director of Wales’ oldest classical music festival, Gregynog, since 2006.
As a freelance music historian, she has devoted the past 30 years of her life to restoring neglected Welsh composers to public attention, while as artistic director of Gregynog Festival, she puts a strong emphasis on Welsh culture and aims to bring some of the world’s greatest musicians to rural Mid Wales.