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All Ireland Confined Drama Finals, 2017.

Another circuit has come to an end and the leader boards now reveal the nine groups who will compete at this years BOSTIK ALL IRELAND CONFINED DRAMA FINALS, hosted by Western Drama Festival at St Brigid’s Hall Theatre, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. From Friday 21st to Saturday 29 April, the committee of the WESTERN DRAMA FESTIVAL under […]

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ADCI Full Length Circuit, 2017

Already we are into February and after  months of preparation for the ADCI Full Length Circuit, 2017, groups will be putting the finishing touches to their shows and festivals will be ensuring that all is in place for another successful circuit. Starting in Rush Drama Festival on 23 February,  Curtain Call Productions will  open proceeedings with […]

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Member Update – Geoff O’Keeffe

Mill Productions are delighted to announce their upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s ROMEO + JULIET   Directed by Geoff O’Keeffe this abridged version of the play is the ideal opportunity for all Junior Cert students to see one of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies performed live. DATES: Tuesday 7th February to Friday 10th February at 10am and […]

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Member Update – Paul Brennan

Directed by Paul Brennan. Following a sell out run in Dublin in July 2016, Donal Ryan’s virtuoso debut novel The Spinning Heart returns to the stage at dlr Mill Theatre. Everyone loves Bobby Mahon. Everyone that is, except his Da. Revered by his men on the building site, captain of the team that almost won […]

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Member Update – Geoff O’Keeffe

Mill Productions | Jack and the Beanstalk | Written and directed by Geoff O’Keeffe 7th – 31st Dec 2016 Show time: Weekdays 10am and 11.15am, Weekends up to 23rd: 12.30pm and 2.30pm and 3.45pm Dec 28th to 31st: 12.30pm and 2.30pm Admission: €15 Adults / Children(U12):€12 Family of 4:€50 Groups (10+):€12 The gang at Mill […]

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DLI | ADCI All Ireland one Act Drama Final Results, 2016.

The One act Circuit, 2016 culminated in a most successful All Ireland One Act Final, held recently at The Mill Theatre, Dundrum and hosted by Balally Players and Dundrum One Act Festival. A wonderful weekend of drama saw The Moat Club, Naas take the Open title, while Blue Hat Productions won the confined title.  Creative […]

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DLI | ADCI All Ireland One Act Drama Finalists, 2016

The preliminary festivals have concluded and the 11 successful finalists are putting the finishing touches to their productions, as they set off in search of All Ireland glory. This year all roads lead to The Mill Theatre, Dundrum where Balally Players have the pleasure of hosting the DLI | ADCI All Ireland One Act Final, […]

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DLI | ADCI One Act Circuit, 2016

The DLI | ADCI One Act Circuit is now underway with festivals running all over the country. This year there are twenty five preliminary festivals and Newtownards and Moate make a very welcome circuit debut. From Ballina to Skerries and Letterkenny to Rosmore,  the twenty five Open and thirty Confined groups are bringing live theatre […]

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Member Up date – Terry Byrne

ADA President, Terry Byrne has just finished shooting the film PENANCE in which he plays a leading role. The film was written and directed by Tom Collins and will be screened at film festivals in the coming year. It will  also be screened on TG4 next Spring. The film links the story of a young priest in […]

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ADA welcomes new members

New Faces in ADA. The Association of Drama Adjudicators is delighted to announce that five new members have joined its ranks. A call for new adjudicators saw in excess of fifty applications from theatre practitioners. Shortlisted candidates were interviewed and where successful were then brought forward to a live adjudication which was assessed by a […]

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