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ADA at the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival Fringe.

The Association of Drama Adjudicators Presents THE STORY OF OSCAR WILDE His extraordinary Life and Brilliant Works As told by Michael Twomey, A.D.A Michael has given this talk in public libraries and to various organisations with great success. It is, of course, of particular appeal to those with any interest in theatre. As part of the […]

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All ireland Confined Final Results, 2015

The word on the ground is that Kilmuckridge DramaFestival did a wonderful job in their hosting of this year’s All Ireland Confined Drama Final. Reports on the hospiatlity, the welcomes, the attention to detail and the community spirit, suggest that those lucky enough to have spent time in Kilmuckridge were well rewarded with great drama […]

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RTE All Ireland Drama Finalists, 2015

The draw for the RTE All Ireland Drama Final, 2015 has taken place. As ever the Final takes place in The Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone, Thursday 30 April – Friday 8th May with the results announced on Saturday 9 May at the awards ceremony at The Radisson Hotel Athlone. Preparations are well underway for this […]

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All Ireland Confined Finalists 2015

Many congratulations to the nine groups who have secured a place in the All Ireland Confined Final which will be hosted this year, by Kilmuckridge Drama Festival from Friday 10 – Saturday 18th April. Festival Director, Michael Johnston and his team have been working tirelessly to ensure that no stone is left unturned in preparation […]

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Member Update – Geoff O’Keeffe

Geoff O’ Keeffe is directing The Astonished Heart by Noel Coward for Behind the Moon Productions which will run at Players Theatre, Dublin form Monday 11th – Saturday 16th May, 2015, as part of the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival. The tormented psychiatrist. His wife. Her friend. The love affair that splinters their very existence. […]

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Member update – Terry Byrne

ADA President, Terry Byrne  has been cast in the part of ‘Dandy McCabe’ in the forthcoming Gaiety 50th Anniversary production of The Field by John B Keane with Michael Harding playing the Bull McCabe and an all-star cast directed by Padraic McIntyre. Run commencing on 16 April 2015.  He has just completed production of the film Plato’s […]

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ADA Hosts Communications Seminar

The Association of Drama Adjudicators recently hosted a very successful communications seminar delivered by UK based specialist, Tony Coleman. The seminar was part of our CPPD programme to continuously up skill our members. Tony is a fully qualified leader in coaching strategies for public speaking and presentation skills. His clients include chief executives, sales teams, […]

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ADCI Full Length Drama Circuit, 2015.

Preparations are now in full swing for the ADCI Full Length Drama Circuit, 2015. This year there are 34 preliminary festivals and Rush Drama Festival will open proceedings on the 19th February at the Millbank Theatre. The last Festival to declare winners will be  Cavan Drama Festival at The Town  Hall Theatre on Sunday 29th […]

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DLI/ADCI All Ireland One Act Drama Final Results, 2014

Congratulations to all the award winners at the DLI/ADCI All Ireland One Act Drama Final, 2014 held recently in The Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon. Those in attendance agreed it was  a highly successful weekend of quality shows. An the winners are… Open: 1st: Kinnerton Players, The Seduction of Choas 2nd: Prosperous Drama Group, The Judge’s […]

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Member update – Geoff O’Keeffe

Geoff O’Keeffe directs Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage for Mill Productions at The Mill Theatre, Dundrum, from 4th- 7th February, 2015. Prior to Carnage, French playwright Reza’s best-known work was the ubiquitous Art (1994), a witty and urbane comedy about a modern painting whose purchase rends asunder a group of male friends. ‘The God Of […]

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