What do I have to do to join the society?
Ask for an application form on the contacts form of the website or download from 'About Us ' page
Complete the form and forward to the membership secretary
You will then be invited to attend for audition or interview depending if you are applying for acting or non acting membership
For the audition you will need to prepare a song of your choice, preferably from a musical, and a learn/read a piece of libretto or a poem
We will then inform you if your application has been successful.
How much are the subscriptions per year?
Fees for 2016/17 will be
- Students 16 and above in full time education £15.00
- PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP. Children still at school up to the end of year 11 need to be part of a family membership
How many members are there?
At present there are 130 members made up of adults and family membership
On which nights does the company rehearse?
The company rehearses on Monday and Wednesday evenings usually 7.30 - 10 with Sunday rehearsals nearer to the show date
How much does it cost to put on a show?
This depends on the show being produced. The play doesn't cost as much as putting on a musical or Pantomime. The costs can range from £3,000 to approximately £30,000
What is required of members?
Members who are on stage will be required to pay a nominal show fee per production currently £15. This is due at the first rehearsal.
Members on stage are required to sell a minimum of 10 tickets per production.
Who decides which shows we put on?
The general committee decides which shows are performed each year, but we encourage the membership to put shows forward for consideration.