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Dear All

The Association's Annual Youth Theatre Festival will be held this year on Saturday 12th May 2018.
The venue for this will be the Chilwell OlympiaTheatre, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 5HR

The adjudicator will be Bob Wildgust who has been associated with the promotion of music and drama for over the past forty years involving acting, directing and adjudication throughout the UK. He has acted and directed for all the leading regional groups with productions ranging from French farce to grand opera. His adjudication work has taken him on assignments throughout the UK and Europe which have included setting up a theatrical exchange programme between UK and Poland.
He has also served as a member of the Board of the Nottingham Playhouse and has and is heavily involved in recording audio books for Calibre, the national charity for the poorly sighted and disabled with over forty books now recorded.

The final closing date for entries is Saturday 7th April. Please enclose scripts with entry.

Yours sincerely,
Jean Lebeter
Festival Organiser.

the Rules of the Festival

13 Jan 2018 Nanda AGM

The Nanda AGM will be held on Sarurday 17 February 2018 at 2:00pm at the Lace Market Theatre Halifax Place

Minutes and Agenda
28 Nov 2017 Theatre Luncheon

We are pleased to announce that our next celebrity luncheon will be on Wednesday January 10th at 12 for 12.30 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nottingham.
Our guest will be the lighting designer Mark Pritchard.
Mark has lit more than 40 productions in the West End. He has extensive experience lighting opera and ballet productions world wide. Mark has also lit productions for companies throughout the UK, from the RSC and the Pitlochry Festival Theatre (eight seasons) to our own Nottingham Playhouse.
As well as talking about the trials and tribulations of lighting design, he has a wealth of anecdotes about the great, the good and the maybe very interesting!

More about Mark Pritchard

03 Sep 2017 Nanda Play of the Year

I hope you all had a good summer break and know that already you have started on your 2017/18 season. Similarly it is time to start getting in your entries for the new
Play of the Year Competition.
The last one brought us 21 entries so it is still a popular competition. Don't forget though that the adjudication and your improvement is as important as winning trophies.

Criteria Rules and Trophies

Competition Letter

09 May 2017 Nanda 70th Anniversary

September 2017 is the start of NANDA's 70th Anniversary Season, so we are planning some special events to celebrate.
For 1947 see History of Nanda

Introductory Letter
29 Jan 2017 Nanda AGM

The Nanda AGM was held on Sunday 29 January 2017 at 6:30pm in the West Bridgford Studio Theatre Stamford Road

Minutes and Agenda

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Drama Association

Based in the East Midlands, UK, this voluntary association of amateur dramatic societies exists to promote all aspects of theatre arts, to foster progressive standards and to provide a basis for mutual assistance, with involvement and members in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire as well as Nottinghamshire.
We have been operating in Nottingham for over 50 years. We run festivals and workshops, and maintain a calendar of members productions and other activities.

If you are interested in Amateur Theatre and would like to act, paint scenery or play with lights and sound effects then have a look at some of our members websites
see which groups are near you and look in the calendar
Go along to have a look at what they do. Tell them you found them in Nanda