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August 2015

Tread The Boards

Clifton Moor Community Centre

Contact: For more info or to book email or phone 01904 693661

Summer Holiday Workshop

3rd - 7th August 2015

AS YOU LIKE IT - a new musical for ages 6-16!
Full days available (8:30AM - 5PM) 25% sibling discount
Info here

Posted 14/05/2015


Rickmansworth Players

St John’s Ambulance HQ, Berry Lane, Rickmansworth, Herts

Contact: For more information or to book a place please email:

Wizard Summer Workshop

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th August 10am to 4pm

Our award-nominated Youth and Junior theatre group will be running a magical, spook-tastical and theatrical workshop this Summer holiday. Young performers will creatively explore texts from well known literature and theatre productions, including: Wicked, The Wizard of Oz, Harry Potter and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The sessions will include drama, comedy, script-writing and improvisation, acting, singing, movement and arts/crafts. The workshop will culminate with a performance on the last day.
The week long workshop costs £80 per child and is suitable for children aged 6 to 10.
The workshop is run by qualified, experienced staff, who hold current DBS certificates.
Cost: £80 per child

Posted 15/06/2015


Stewarton Drama Group

Scout Building, Corsehillbank Street, Stewarton, Scotland

Contact: If you’d like more information please email us at or log onto our website or follow us on Facebook at by clicking the ‘LIKE’ button at the top of the page to receive all our news updates.


Wednesday 12th August 2015

STEWARTON DRAMA GROUP will open their 43rd season this week on Wednesday 12th August 2015 with an Open Evening aimed at recruiting potential new members and new patrons. The club is always keen to meet people in the local area who are interested in any aspect of drama or theatre arts and the Open Evening will be a perfect opportunity for people to come along and find out more.
The Group meet on Wednesday and Thursday evenings in their own Premises, complete with a fully functional stage, rehearsal room, costume store, kitchen and lounge, in the Scout Building, Corsehillbank Street, beside the Tennis Courts in Stewarton.
Productions are cast by all interested Group members reading a section of the play script at a casting evening, so that the director can select the right actors and actresses for the parts. The Group then get to work on the technical side of the production where there is always plenty to do building the scenery, designing and painting the set, collecting or making the props, preparing the lighting and sound plans, and choosing the right costumes, music and stage make-up.

Season 2014-15 was a tremendous success for the Group. The season opened with an informal ‘New Members & Patrons Open Evening’ in August, which saw several new members join the club and go on to give their debut performance for SDG later in the year. The first performance of the season was the group’s memorable production of the hit play ‘Bouncers’ which delighted audiences in October. That was followed by the group’s annual Pantomime ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ which played to packed houses in December. Finally, the season closed on a high at the end of May with three sell-out performances of the Scottish comedy classic ‘The Steamie’.
And the Group’s trophy cabinet now boasts 3 new pieces of silverware thanks to the success in the annual drama festival of their one-act play version of ‘Bouncers’, which won the 2015 Ayrshire Round of the SCDA One-Act Play Festival, and also picked up awards for Best Acting and Best Stage Lighting.
If all of that encourages you to find out more about getting involved next season, the Group are inviting anyone, over the age of 18, interested in local theatre to drop into their Premises in the town’s Corsehillbank Street on Wednesday 12th August from 7.30pm. This will be a great chance to come along, see round the Premises, have a chat with existing members, and find out more about the Group’s planned productions for the new drama season 2015-16.
Alternatively, for only £30 a year you can become a Patron of the award-winning Group and receive two tickets for each of their three annual shows in the Stewarton Area Centre as well as a complimentary copy of the Group’s monthly newsletter ‘Cuelines’ and invitations to any in-house ‘Patrons Evenings’ that the group perform within their own premises.
Drama Group President, Morag Smith said:
“We’d love to meet you if you are interested in any aspect of drama - whether you fancy treading the boards, helping out backstage, building scenery, working on lights and sound, making props or costumes, singing and dancing in our pantomime chorus, or simply supporting the Group by becoming a Patron - please come along and meet us on Wednesday 12th August in our Premises.

Posted 08/08/2015


Dewsbury Collegians Amateur Operatic Society

Collegian House, 41 Bradford Road, Dewsbury WF13 2EB

Contact: Contact our Secretary Gayna Goalby on 07730 779170

Behind The Scenes Open Evening

Thursday 13th August 7pm - 9pm

Workshops include: Hair, Make-up, Costumes, Set Design and build and Singing.

Posted 04/08/2015


Greater Manchester Drama Federation

Guide Bridge Theatre, Audenshaw Road, Audenshaw, Manchester M34 5HJ

AGM tomorrow at Guide Bridge Theatre

Thursday 20th August 2015 7.45pm

It's your GMDF so please come along and support the AGM.
AGM Notice Nomination Form

Posted on 19/08/2015




Contact: We can be contacted at
Or call 07817611548
To Book or for Any Questions

Summer School - 'Frozen In August'

August 25, 26, 27

'Frozen In August' - August 25, 26, 27 at Hazel Grove High School
A 3 day workshop in 2 sessions - 6-9 year olds and 10- 13 year olds
Lots of singing, dancing, acting and improvisation using the children's favourite Cartoon Characters!
Only £49 per child for the 3 days.

Posted on 15/07/2015


September 2015



Contact: We can be contacted at
Or call 07817611548
To Book or for Any Questions

September Term of weekly Monday night Classes

September to December

We are now enrolling for our September Term of weekly Monday night Classes in Hazel Grove High School Drama Deptment. With classes for all Age Groups from Children through to Mature Adults.
Training with Performance and Presentation Opportunities at the end of term in December.

Posted on 15/07/2015


2nd Skin Theatre Company

Northern Ireland
The Web Theatre, Ards

Contact: via website

Open Evening

Wed 2nd Sept at 7:00pm

2nd Skin Theatre Co are holding an open evening
All budding actors and backstage crew very welcome.
Supper will be provided.

Posted 26/08/2015


Without Theatre

Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab), 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN

Contact: For further information and to book your place please email or visit our website

Actors Workshop

Sept 7th - Dec 21st Adults, all levels, first class FREE!

Regardless of your experience level, this class is guaranteed to be fun and rewarding. With each session offering something unique, you’ll be able to explore your creativity and build self-confidence while developing a range of acting skills.
Core activities include:
Approaches to improvisation and acting techniques
Developing an understanding of characters and narrative
Exploring the use of vocal communication, body language and physical presence
Rehearsing scenes from various sources to increase understanding of text and subtext
Building elements of confidence, self-esteem, imagination and expression
Date: Monday, September 7th – Monday, December 21st
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Venue: Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab), 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
Price: £48 per 4 week block (4 sessions)
NB: Newcomers get their first class FREE and regular attendees of this class are invited to audition for company produced performances.

Posted 11/08/2015


Colchester Theatre Group

Headgate Theatre, Colchester

Contact: Please see or the CTG Facebook page for more details. Over 16s only.

Theatre Skills Workshops - Up Close and Personal

Saturday 12th 2pm to 5pm

We welcome back professional director, Wendy Smith, who will get us involved in intimate and personal scenes without embarrassment. These workshops are ideal whether you are a complete novice or fancy a refresher. Over 16s only.
Tickets: £8 (non-CTG members), £6 (CTG members).

Posted on 15/05/2015


Backwell Playhouse Theatre Company

Backwell Playhouse, Bristol

Box Office: 01275 462621 / 0117 9641723 / 0784 288 3734
£15 per table [max 6 people]

Quiz Night

Sunday 20th September 8:00pm

A fund raising evening with prizes

Posted on 17/08/2015


Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe Collection

Unit 25, Steventon Storage Depot, Hanney Road, Steventon OX13 6AP

Contact: 07704 283983

Costume Hire Open Day

Sat 26th September 10:00am to 4:00pm

Refreshments and Costume sale rail

Posted 11/08/2015


November 2015

Cornwall WEA

St Austell Community Centre & Arts Theatre

Contact: If you are interested and would like to enrol, you can either enrol online via the main WEA website: or call Regional Office on 01392 457300 and enrol by phone. All courses are FREE to those receiving means tested benefits, call for more details.

Costume Making – How to create costumes for your Amateur Dramatic Production (St Austell) with Lorna Kinsey-Jones

Saturday 07/11/2015 - Friday 04/12/2015
5 sessions - 2.5 hours per session

This course will introduce makers to techniques for adapting, re-fitting, embellishing and creating costumes and accessories for productions, or for fun and will introduce a range of skills and techniques to enable amateur dramatic costume makers to adapt and re-invent costumes and accessories for performance.
Some knowledge and use of sewing machines and costume making would be preferable, but not essential although students will need a sewing machine and threads, scissors, costumes, fabrics, trimmings.

Posted on 18/08/2015


December 2015

Backwell Playhouse Theatre Company

Backwell Playhouse, Bristol

Box Office: 01275 462621 / 0117 9641723 / 0784 288 3734
£11 [including a free drink and mince pie]

Christmas Cracker

Saturday 19th December 7:30pm

A fund raising evening
Carols * Christmas Music * Festive Fun for the Whole Family

Posted on 17/08/2015


February 2016

Smile Productions

Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School, Liverpool

Contact: If you would like more information on how your school, students or establishment could take part in Smile Liverpool - Dance, Speech & Drama Festival or to download your entry form, click here or send us an email

Smile Liverpool Festival - Opportunity for your students

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th February 2016

Smile Productions are looking for the stars of tomorrow! This is your chance to enter your students to take part in Smile Liverpool - Dance, Speech and Drama Festival!


Sharon Collins has been performing since the tender age of three in some of Liverpool's most prestigious venues and toughest competitions. Her love of performance resulted in her setting up dance and drama company, Smile Productions, in 2005.

To celebrate this special 10 year anniversary, Sharon is bringing back an event that has remained close to her heart, the former Liverpool (performing arts) Festival, now known as Smile Liverpool - Dance, Speech & Drama Festival!

Taking place at Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th February and opened by Radio City's Leanne Campbell, the festival will encourage talented, local students and develop the stars of tomorrow.

The festival is open to schools, drama, dance and community groups and will reward those who show promise in the various categories.

With over 124 sections in total, featuring different genres, open to a wide age range, solo performers as well as groups, there really is something for every talent.

All adjudicators will have professional qualifications in their field, as well as an abundance of experience.

Posted 05/06/2015


June 2016

Greater Manchester Drama Federation

Players Theatre, Anfield Road, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Cheshire. SK8 5EX


GMDF 2016 One Act Play Festival

6th – 11th June 2016

This is always a brilliant week’s theatre of one act play and it is open to non GMDF members.
All details, rules and entry forms are on the GMDF website

Posted 22/06/2015


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