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The UCLU Drama Society is one of the country’s leading student drama companies and one of the largest and most successful performing arts societies at UCL.

UCLU Drama Society has a simple aim: to create excellent and innovative student theatre. Whether you’re a seasoned actor looking to pursue a career in the theatre, or if you’ve never been on the stage in your life, joining the Drama Society is a great way to make new friends and enjoy all the exciting theatrical opportunities UCL has to offer. In fact, our society is frequently recognised at the annual Arts Colours Awards for our outstanding work. We have recently received numerous societal awards, most notably Best Society (2011), and Most Developed Society (2012).

Each year, UCLU Drama Society puts on as many as 20 productions, meaning that you’ll rarely find a time that a play is neither in production or performance. In previous years, we have put on vivid re-imaginings of everything from Shakespeare to Philip Ridley. On campus, we boast the Bloomsbury Theatre (a listed 550-seat West End theatre where we put on two large-scale productions a year). We also regularly stamp our mark on acclaimed theatres and performance spaces across the capital. Our productions are consistently popular and critical successes, with the society garnering particular praise for our annual run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival through our touring company, UCLU Runaground. Each of our productions offers a number of fantastic opportunities. So whether you want to act, direct, produce, design/set/lighting/costume/props or write the next dramatic masterpiece, we are here to help develop your ideas and make them into a reality.

The UCLU Drama Society also has an exceptional programme of events outside of university productions, including weekly workshops, new writing workshops, socials and volunteering opportunities.

Website: http://ucludrama.org.uk
Contact Name: Grace Arnold - President
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Tel: 07976326491
Category: Entertainment & Arts > Drama & Theatre
Networks: University College London Union

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The fun doesn't stop for reading week

E-mail sent by Livvy Perrett, Monday, 13th February 2017 @ 2:12pm

BIDS! TICKETS! SHOWCASES! OPPORTUNITIES! DRAMA! Yes it's all happening right here right now (or at least over the next couple of weeks in a location in or around the UCL campus).

EDINBURGH BIDS

E-mail sent by Livvy Perrett, Monday, 6th February 2017 @ 7:08pm

Alternative title: Weekly Email 2: the revenge. Wow lucky you, getting two emails in the space of 24 hours. This can't be at all to do with the secretary's laissez-faire attitude towards her duties or cack-handed attention to detail in her email composition...

TICKET DEALS WITHIN

E-mail sent by Livvy Perrett, Monday, 6th February 2017 @ 12:16am

Enormous congratulations and a thousand pats on the backs to all the cast and crew involved in King Lear, our first big-budget Bloomsbury show of the year. Now their poor long-suffering costume and stage managers can finally kick back and not have to worry about cleaning up the pools of blood they trailed in their wake...

If you missed out on the chance to see this awesome production, I am sorry for your loss. BUT never fear because there are TONNES of stuff still to come this term including our term 2 internal play IRON, as well as the London Student Drama Festival, and our second Bloomsbury show - Rhinoceros.

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UCLU Drama Society

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