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Julian Light Operatic - or JLOS - is based in Ealing in west London. We are essentially a Gilbert and Sullivan group and our 2010 production, Iolanthe, was the 89th production since our first, also Iolanthe, in 1949. Our next, Ruddigore, will be in November 2011. More details soon.
We aim to give the local community an opportunity to experience light opera in traditional style to as high a standard as possible at a lower cost than the professional theatre.
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KAOS has been presenting high quality musical performances in the local area for over a quarter of a century. We have recently received recognition of this work through registration with the Charity Commission of England and Wales.
We are always delighted to welcome new members to our winning team who enjoy the thrill of presenting professional quality shows to our public audiences.
The range of talents needed to successfully present these performances is not limited to those people who like to sing, dance and act on stage, although, of course, these are always much in demand. We are also always keen to welcome anyone who has skills in any of the many "back stage" activities.
From set construction to scenery painting, from sewing to make-up, from Front of House to making a cup of tea, if you would like to support our existing teams, why not pop down to a rehearsal, or just give us a call. A warm welcome is assured.
We meet at 7:30pm on Monday evenings in Queensbury Methodist Church, Beverly Drive.
KatAlyst Productions was set up in 2008 by Kat Rogers and Andy Mills. Having worked in the performing arts and the entertainment industry, they both recognised a gap in the market for a company with a difference. KatAlyst aims to bring together the talents and resources of both experienced older, and talented young people who enjoy live performance. We aim to be a "Katalyst for Change" in community theatre by allowing all our members to learn from one another, and giving opportunities to the younger ones to job shadow directors/choreographers and technicians as well as perform to grow their natural enthusiasm and abilities.
Our goal is to really make this a community project and forge links with local colleges and societies to bring the talents and strengths of all areas of performing arts to reality for this new and exciting company. And we aim to make it fun along the way!
Kenton Light Operatic Society was founded in 1950 and since then has performed at least one show every year, including light operetta, American musicals and old time music hall. Early productions took place in Kenton and the company then moved to venues in Harrow, but since 1999 we have been performing at the Winston Churchill Theatre in Pinn Way, Ruislip.
We are now known as KLOS Musical Theatre and regularly put on two shows a year, in the spring and autumn. At present around 30 members are on stage for each show. A number of our members have been with us for many years, and several have been awarded National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) Long Service Medals. We range in age from teenagers to pensioners and we all have a lot of fun putting a show together.
We rehearse every Wednesday evening, some Monday evenings and the very occasional Sunday afternoon in the Hatch End Guide Hut off Grimsdyke Road at 7.30pm. We welcome all newcomers, so please do pop in.
New members of all ages are always welcome, particularly men! If you've ever thought about joining a musical theatre group but have not got around to it do please consider it now. If you would like to join us please contact us - we will be delighted to hear from you.
For further information about acting and off-stage involvement, please Contact us via our website or social media
LonDram performs only serious dramatic plays by new playwrights. We do not perform Shakespeare, nor Pinter, nor pantomimes.
LonDram comprises a divers group of individuals living in greater London and the home counties: both genders, all ages, races and nationalities.
Why not join us?
Contact via our website or social media
For all Box Office enquiries, email Tickets@MagicHat-Productions.com For all other enquiries, General@MagicHat-Productions.com
PASTICHE MUSICAL THEATRE
Pastiche Musical Theatre, Hillingdon, Middlesex perform musicals, concerts and special events with proceeds going to local and national charities.We are always looking for new talent of all age groups to support our productions either on stage or back stage.
We are always looking for new talent of all age groups to support our productions either on stage or back stage.
In addition to our 2 main annual productions we undertake private functions.
We meet every Wednesday for rehearsals in Long Lane Hillingdon with further specific rehearsals on other evenings. Sunday afternoon rehearsals run for approx 2 months prior to a performance.
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01895 446352 or 01895 474623
St Matthew's Church, High Street, Yiewsley, Middlesex UB7 7QH
Outline Theatre operates a three term programme in line with local education term dates, and aims to produce a minimum of two major productions a year; Summer & Winter, with smaller plays and events involving a few members of cast and crew in-between.
Members are taught acting skills, stage craft and speech projection normally in conjunction with a production in rehearsal.
Through the production workshops, skills of set construction, prop & costume making are developed along with opportunities to learn about lighting and sound.
Outline Theatre meets at St Matthew\ís Church, Yiewsley on Tuesday evenings 7.30 - 9.30pm.
Set and costume production workshops are normally at weekends.
The Pastiche Theatre Company was formed in 1997 when Jean Hobson and Jean George decided to recreate a one-off production of 'The Boyfriend' with the proceeds being donated to The British Heart Foundation.The success of the show encouraged them to produce an annual spring show and summer concert with the proceeds donated to charity.
With the support of Barclays Bank plc (until 2010) and Camelot the lottery organisation, who have matched our donations over recent years, the Pastiche Theatre Company has been able to donate £49,065.00 to a range of national and local charities and bring high quality entertainment to the Hillingdon area, offering an opportunity to showcase amateur music and drama talent across a wide age range.
Many of the kids who appeared in the early shows have now grown up and are taking leading roles in current shows. One or two of our youngsters have gone on to study aspects of musical theatre at college and hope to make a career from it.
The company is affiliated to the Hillingdon Arts Association.
There are many aspects to staging musical theatre, not just singing and dancing, and many people resist coming forward because they don't want to be on stage.
If you like the idea of performing in a musical then there are always opportunities available maybe starting in the chorus and getting a feel for how musicals work.
Equally important are the people who work behind the scenes to make a show come to life, moving scenery on and off, building, painting and putting together sets and props.
Very often we make our own costumes, so if this is your interest then there will always be a job for you. Not only making but sourcing period costumes and accessories is just as important.
Hair and Make-up
Help is always required preparing performers for the stage with their hair and make-up. If this is your area please come along and get stuck in.
Front of house and publicity
Looking after the audiences at shows is very important and telling the world about our productions all takes time and effort so if this interests you then please come along.
The first step
Come along to one of our shows and if you enjoy the experience then grab one of the people that you've seen on stage and express your interest. You can then be introduced to either our Director, Jean Hobson or our Musical Director, Jean George. You can also telephone Jean Hobson on 01895 208523 and Jean George on 01753 650927.
We rehearse on wednesday evenings from 8-10pm in Long Lane, Hillingdon and on Sunday afternoons from 2.30-5.30pm in Uxbridge.
Pinner Players are always looking for new members who would like to participate in amateur theatre. If you would like to join us either on stage or back stage, you will be most welcome - even if you've never been involved in theatre before. If you have talent, we'll help you find it.
We stage three productions in a year - in February, May and November - rehearsing on Tuesday and Friday evenings. All rehearsals and performances are in the Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Pinner
Players 2, have been producing musicals and plays since 1979. We present a varied and exciting programme, from well known shows such as 'My Fair Lady' (April 2009) to the downright obscure 'Is there Life After High School' and everything in between. In 2008 we were awarded a prestigious award from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) for 'excellence in theatrical programming'. Check out our past shows list and if you would like to join us on stage, or back stage, new faces are always welcome. Call on 01895 831729 for details about joining the group. Productions are staged twice a year, typically in April and November, at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham
Rehearsals are in Pinner on Sundays afternoons and in Ickenham on Monday and Thursday evenings.
Ickenham and Harrow
Proscenium is an amateur theatre company, based in Ickenham and Harrow, north-west London.
Proscenium was founded in 1924. Since then, the aim of this experienced group has been to present classic and contemporary plays to as wide an audience as possible. Since 1990, performances have taken place at the Harrow Arts Centre and, more recently, at the Compass Theatre, Ickenham.
The company meets three times a week, at the Harrow Arts Centre for rehearsals, so that four plays are presented in each season. Social, fund raising activities and play readings take place throughout the year.
Membership and Other Information
If you would like further information on Proscenium, please Contact us via our website or social media
The Purple Theatre Company is based in and around Uxbridge in Middlesex, West London. You do not have to live in the area to join, but please bear in mind any travel requirements that may be necessary in order to attend rehearsals and show dates.
In order for us to perform without having to obtain child licences, all group members must be over 18 years old.
Rehearsals will generally be all-day Sunday, but possibly with the addition of Wednesday or Thursday evenings nearer the date of the show. If you cannot commit to these times, please think seriously about auditioning for a part.
You will be expected to 'learn your lines' outside of scheduled rehearsals.
We are always looking for new members. so if you would like to be an actor / actress, director or be involved in the technical side of a show please Contact us via our website or social media
The Richmond Shakespeare Society is a highly-respected amateur dramatic society with a Membership from a wide area. Founded in 1934 to perform Shakespeare's plays annually in the open air, we have grown to have a programme of eight productions a year by vastly differing playwrights of all eras, from ancient Greece to the modern day. We have our own theatre (which is extremely well-equipped), the Mary Wallace Theatre by the riverside in Twickenham.
We are always very happy to welcome new members, both those who will become involved in our activities and those who simply wish to enjoy our performances.
For those interested in taking part in the work of the Theatre, experience is not essential - we will teach you all you need to know to become a valuable member of our team in whatever area of expertise attracts you.
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Rehearsal Days Mondays and Thursdays
Over 80 years filled with many excellent productions and an awful lot of fun...
Founded in 1924, Ruislip Dramatic Society has become known for its performance of a huge variety of dramatic works to a very high standard. From Restoration comedies to modern-day farces the group has performed regularly in a range of venues over the past 80 years.
The society today performs two main productions each year at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham near Ruislip, although in addition to this it has also put on several smaller studio productions. Rehearsals occur on every Monday and Thursday night at South Ruislip Methodist Church, Queens Walk, South Ruislip.
Being a member of RDS is about so much more...benefits include society theatre trips (with reduced ticket prices!), a variety of social events and the opportunity to be part of a very friendly group. We are always looking for Actors / Actresses, Directors, Backstage Crew, Set Builders etc. Want to know more? - why not phone our Chairman: ZoŽ Iggulden on 07891 694601 for further details.
Why not come and try us out? - for just £5 you can have a 6 week trial membership to come and see what we're all about. After this you will be invited to join as a full member.
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