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February 2017

Clann Machua Drama Kiltimagh

Langans Bar, Kiltimagh

Fundraising Table Quiz

3rd of Feb in Langans Bar at 9.30pm

Iggy Bownes will be your host on the night. Entry is €40 per team. Hope to see you all there

Fundraising Table Quiz

Posted 30/01/2017


Surrey History Centre

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND

Contact: More details at

From Journey’s End to The Dam Busters: The Life of R C Sherriff, Playwright of the Trenches

From Journey’s End to The Dam Busters: The Life of R C Sherriff, Playwright of the Trenches

Sat 4 February 2017

Get you tickets now for Roland Wales's talk and book launch of the new R C Sherriff biography From Journey’s End to The Dam Busters: The Life of R C Sherriff, Playwright of the Trenches - at Surrey History Centre, Saturday 4 February 2017, 2-3.30pm.
Come and hear Roland Wales, author of the new, definitive biography, talk about the fascinating life of Esher playwright, Hollywood screenwriter and World War I hero, R.C. Sherriff.

Tickets: £5.00, including refreshments

Roland will be selling signed copies of his book on the day, so if you would like to purchase one at the special price of £20, please bring cash or cheque.

Posted 27/01/2017


Music & Drama Education Expo

Music & Drama Education Expo


Olympia Central, London

The UK's largest CPD conference and exhibition for music & drama teachers.

9-10 February 2017

Music & Drama Education Expo, Europe’s leading free CPD event for music & drama teachers.

Taking place on 9 & 10 February 2017 at London Olympia, this free two-day event will offer unrivalled learning and networking opportunities for music & drama teachers, and we’d love for you to be involved! This year will mark our 5th Anniversary and the event will be our biggest yet with more than 2,500 visitors from 40 countries expected.

We've got over 60 sessions this year - that's 44 hours of CPD! In our most international programme yet you'll be hearing from speakers from Europe, the US and Australia; and we have our usual mix of brands, institutions big and small and award-winning educators. This year we're also focusing our efforts on increased networking opportunities - some of this is announced here but there's more to come. Follow us on social media for announcements.

Have you seen the programme for #MDEE 2017 yet?
Click here for free CPD for drama teachers!!

Posted 20/11/2016


Whitefield Garrick


Whitefield Garrick, Bank Street, Whitefield, M45 7TA Whitefield, Bury

Contact via website or social media

Director's Evening

12th of February

Come along to our Director's Evening where we will be announcing our 2017-18 season! You will get the opportunity to express an interest in getting involved (whether that be acting, backstage, etc.) and learn more about the plays and the parts available.

Posted 09/01/2017



The London Independent Centre for Actor Training

2nd Floor Courtlets House, 38 King Street West, Manchester, M3 2WZ


Action Weekends with ICAT Principal Artistic Director Si Trinder

February 18th-19th 10am-6pm both days
April 8th-9th 10am-6pm both days
November 18th-19th 10am-6pm both days

A first class toolkit- taught in a weekend.
The weekend, led by Simon, is a very high energy, completely practical introduction to Mike Alfreds principles. Participants will walk away with a complete toolkit providing a freedom enhancing approach to performance in any medium. We will look at Actions, Objectives, Points Of Concentration and more using text provided on the day.
Simon is an award winning Royal Shakespeare Company actor. He has worked in mainstream theatre, television, radio and film for 16 years including 13 productions at the RSC and seasons at the Globe and Royal Court. He recently played Trinculo in the RCS's groundbreaking production of The Tempest and series regulars in Ordinary Lies Season 2, Wolfblood and Midwinter Of The Spirit.
Past participants said:
" I've just done a weekend Action course with Simon and I have had the most amazing experience. I've learned so much and I can’t wait to do another one, I’m so grateful!" Actor: Parisa Nikkhah-Eshghi
"The best training I’ve had, I left every session feeling inspired and energized. Simon gives actors the freedom which is vital to unlock their inspiration." Actor: Marlon Solomon
Location: ICAT Manchester, 2nd Floor Courtlets House, 38 King Street West, Manchester, M3 2WZ.
Cost: £80 general admission, £70 ICAT Members and current students.

Posted 27/01/2017



The London Independent Centre for Actor Training

Canary Wharf, 30 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9TP

BOOK NOW Ticketsource

Objectives and Actioning with Mike Alfred

Sunday February 26th 10am-5pm

Learn from the man himself! This masterclass is a unique opportunity to explore the principles of internationally renowned director, Mike Alfreds. This incredibly simple but powerful Actioning toolkit allows actors to approach any text or scene in a clear, committed and dynamic way.
Feedback from our recent Mike Alfreds summer school:
"This is the kind of coaching that can only be described, in my opinion, as essential to any actor who is serious about their craft." Graham Eaglesham, Actor and Accent Coach.
Location: Deli Studios, Canary Wharf, 30 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9TP
Cost: £50 general admission, £42.50 ICAT Members and current students.

Posted 27/01/2017


The Embers Group

The Embers Group



Contact: For more info on how to book your place please visit

Introduction to Acting

Tues 28th Feb

The Embers Group, Manchester offers a relaxed, fun and supportive introduction to Acting through its new 6 week evening class block.
Starts Tues 28th Feb - £15 per 2 hr class.

Introduction to Acting

Posted 12/02/2017


March 2017

Wilburton Theatre Group

Wilburton Theatre Group



Contact: To sign up to perform, simply email your name and song of choice to



After the success of last years Lip Sync battle, WTG will be hosting a Speakeasy Lip Sync Battle this year. We are looking for performers and audience members to join us at The King's Head, Wilburton to raise money for our upcoming productions.
Details on our facebook event and on the website


Posted 08/02/2017


Drama Association of Wales

Drive, Nantgarw CF15 7QQ

Contact: via website or Twitter


Sat. 4 March 14:00

All members very welcome.
If you need any further information, please let us know.

Posted 21/01/2017


Glenmaddy Drama Society

Town Hall Theatre, Glenamaddy, Galway

Glenamaddy 56th Annual Festival 2017

23rd March - 1st April

Glenamaddy 56th Annual Festival 2017

Posted 11/02/2017


Thinking Actors

The Mercure Atlantic Tower Hotel, LIVERPOOL

Contact: Full details and sign up here

An Introduction to Acting for Film & Television



Let your career grow with Thinking Actors at MediaCityUK

"What an incredible experience! I have learnt so much from this workshop...Well structured and informative.Thank you!" MH

A fantastic day - lovely people - I learned a huge amount" GB

"A fun and friendly course" MR

"Was immediately put at ease. Found all the information so useful - can't wait to start my acting course next week!". LM

"Amazing!" SB

"Peter was very helpful and full of useful information...I had a really good time!" TR

Thinking Actors Acting COach Class Manchester Workshop MediaCityUK
*See Terms and Conditions
NEW PRICE £95.00 includes edited showreel scene.

Posted 24/02/2017


April 2017

The Lir

Dublin, Ireland

Contact: via website

Stage Combat course

April 2017

We have a new course on offer! From April 2017, we will be offering Stage Combat - a 10 week part-time course focussed on unarmed fighting skills for film and theatre.
Our Stage Combat course will also hone in on acting skills and the incorporation of fight choreography into dramatic scenes. Exploring topics such as character objective, fight rhythm and staging, actors will learn to create a fight where they are connected and truthful and as such engaging to an audience.
This course also offers the opportunity to earn certification in unarmed fighting. It culminates with an exam in unarmed fighting, providing industry recognised certification through The Irish Dramatic Combat Academy.
See for details.

Posted 09/11/2016


May 2017

Woodbridge Drama Festival

Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Contact: Tickets:
0333666 3366
Box Office opens 15th March 2017

Drama Festival

Sat 28th May - Sat 3rd June 2017

Calling all Amdram groups. Performing a play next Spring? Why not consider taking it on 'tour' to the Woodbridge Drama Festival.
Expenses paid to cover performance licence and van hire.

Woodbridge Drama Festival

Posted 30/09/2016


June 2017

Shakespeare in Italy


Contact: More information can be found on our website,, and do feel free to contact us for any further information.
+44 (0) 1424 254540 or

3rd Shakespeare in Italy 14 day residential summer course

24th June - 8th July 2017

We are delighted to be organising our 3rd Shakespeare in Italy 14 day residential summer course in Padua, 24th June - 8th July 2017.

The course leaders will be Directors and Actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Here is a brochure about the course, which I hope you find interesting.
More information can be found on our website,, and do feel free to contact us for any further information.

Posted 08/02/2017


July 2017

Beeston Fringe Festival

Beeston Fringe Festival


Beeston, East Midlands


Beeston Fringe Festival

14th-16th July 2017

The inaugural Beeston Fringe Festival invites proposals from professional and community groups, details in the links below:-

The inaugural Beeston Fringe Festival, located on the outskirts of Nottingham, will provide an intensive weekend of performances and workshops across a wide range of disciplines – dance, drama, storytelling, poetry, and puppetry. The planned dates are 14-16th July2017. We will work in partnership with a variety of professional and amateur companies to provide over 100 performances and workshops over a summer weekend. The local community and the broader East Midlands region will be given access to a proliferation of performances over a single mile of its high street, using the established cafes and bars as impromptu venues, with larger venues on the street used for key professional performances. Taking place in early July this event will exploit the long summer nights to help generate an exciting innovative event.
Performances will ideally last between 30-60 minutes.
Expenses available.
Performers should send their proposals to including details of the following
Brief description of performance;
Provide a link, where possible, to proposed piece, or previous work;
Running time;
Number of Cast & Crew;
Technical requirements;
Proposed Expenses

Posted 11/01/2017



Guildford, Surrey

Contact: via website, Facebook or Twitter

TWO WEEK Summer School 2017

Monday 24th July - Saturday 5th August 2017

Surrey Youth Music Theatre are pleased to announce that our Summer School this year will be the fantastic 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

Open to everyone, aged 8 - 18 years old, this Two Week Summer School will culminate in a full scale production of Joseph at The Leatherhead Theatre, Surrey.

Our Joseph Summer School will be led by a team of West End Professionals, who will bring together this production over a two week period. We are looking for young people who will bring energy, fun and dedication to the production. Students will be taught Acting, Singing and Dance for the production and at the end of the two weeks, students will take to the stage at The Leatherhead Theatre to perform this full scale musical with professional sets, costumes, lighting and sound for family and friends.

Rehearsal will take place in Guildford from Monday - Friday between 10.00am and 5.00pm, with some additional rehearsals taking place nearer the show. The performance at The Leatherhead Theatre will be on Saturday 5th August. Students will be required at the theatre the whole day.

The Cost of this two week Summer school: £300

Places on the Summer School are strictly limited and will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Auditions for principal roles will take place on the first day of rehearsals, and everyone will have the opportunity to audition should they wish too.

To book your place, and to be part of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, visit our website.

Posted 09/12/2016


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