CHAIRMAN'S CHAT Hi everyone - we are just rushing through the year? It will be no time until the Christmas Concert for which incidentally Beth is doing an excellent job and dinosaurs such as myself are learning some excellent songs which I am sure will wow the audiences and bring the Christmas show right up to date, as well as some well-loved favourites which everyone will know. Just to remind you all again that the tickets are on sale now!! A reminder also that we are very
Calling all good guys, bad guys, principal boys and Dames. Have you ever wanted tread the boards and have people shout "IT'S BEHIND YOU!!!" ? Do you have the ...urge to be booed at every time you go on stage? Is it your ambition to dress like a woman whilst still keeping your beard? If the answers to any of these questions is YES! then the CUDOS pantomime could be the answer to your dreams. The read through for Ann Brolly's fantastic new pantomime 'SNOW WHITE' is taking place
A good Group of members attended the House of Fun Theatre Company's 'Finding the Character' workshop on Sunday 15th October and were not disappointed in the day. Tutor, David Richey, comes from a very accomplished career in the theatre and clearly had plenty of skills to pass on. Starting the morning with physical activities helped us all breakdown our barriers and warm us up on a chilly sunday morning. What at first impression felt little daft made an awful lot of sense whe
The trophies were gleaming and the stage was set as actors, directors, set designers, technical directors and the whole gamut of amateur dramatists gathered on Friday evening at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster for the Annual Phoebe Rees Awards evening. It was a sparkling affair as guests donned their best bib and tucker, jewellery sparkled, and the light glinted off the trophies arrayed on the stage. There was an a air of anticipation as people caught up with old friends, ha
It sounds like the workshop was well worth attending, hopefully one of the lucky people who went will send us a report. The event was heavily subsidised by the Presidents Trust Fund, this fund is setup to help with training and development in the field of the arts and is available in the form of a grant to any members who wish to apply.
CHAIRMAN'S CHAT Well what a success Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was! The audiences and the cast loved it, Ann and Dave must be thrilled and it just shows what we can do when we go out of our comfort zone. Congratulations to all involved. My only regret about the whole show is that my DRS hoodie went missing at Malaga airport - life is unfair! The Christmas concert rehearsals started this week and Beth has a very clear vision of what is going on - I'm not sure I will ever get the