we have today hit over 1,000 followers on our Twitter account - @sdevonplayers
- Cast lineup announced for The Musketeers And
Jack (festival) - Steve S., Jack
(summer)- TBC, George (festival) - Dave J, George (summer) - Charles M,
Adele/ Katriane - Laura J, Martine - Sally-Anne B, Cardinal Richelieu - David
C, Porthos- Richard J, Gui - Shaun M, Milady - Kit S.
_Jan 30th 2012
- Please note a date change to the Paignton performance of The Great Gale of Brixham, it will now be performed on April 14th instead of the 7th.
- One of our members who is doing thier Masters degree about theatre in the community and its relation to community education, needs people to help with her survey - link here: http://kwiksurveys.com?s=LKLIIH_114e6ec8
_Paignton performance date/ venue of The Great Gale of Brixham now confirmed, the theatre hall in Winner Street Baptist Church Hall, Paignton, on April 7th. I will be firming up exact times with them in the next day or so.
_January 13th 2012
South Devon Players donation to Brixham Museum
This morning, Laura donated a copy of the historical research files for the Great Gale of Brixham theatre show, to Brixham Museum. As always we like to support the local community wherever possible.
Call for Artists Newquay Art Prize – 3 prizes - £500 each
Proposals are sought from Artists for the first Newquay Art Prize to be showcased during the first Art8 Newquay Art Festival - 14th – 21st April 2012.
The Art8 Prize will provide up to 3 awards of £500 each. It is a central part of the Festival enabling Art8 to bring new artistic work to the Town and to support the work of artists from ...any discipline eg visual art, dance, theatre, music, digital, film.
The Art8 Prize, supported by FEAST, is intended to add to the breadth of the Festival, aid the future of the Festival with a legacy of contemporary creative work, and, as part of the Festival to encourage new visitors to the town, particularly from across Cornwall
Closing date 3rd Feb Full details can be obtained by e:mailing Art8@artlover.com
_Wishing all our members and friends a very pleasant and relaxing (or exciting, delete as appropriate) Christmas break! :)
_For those of you in the Great Gale of Brixham, rehearsals begin on Wednesday Jan 4th, and then each Wednesday after, 7 for 7.30 start, until about 9/ 9.30pm This is the main song for the show (not being performed at Teignmouth though because of the time constraints) all shows will however end with a verse of the hymn Eternal Father... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpEIH1Fuk2s&context=C3e75142ADOEgsToPDskKg_UdCwgSMPFBS2GIoE6dR
_Interview on Soundart Radio went really great, they are going to ask two or three of the cast of The Great Storm to come into the studio in March to perform a page or two live on air.
Well done to our member Kirsty, for her new music video project:
For your information there is a public casting for people to be in a new feature film of Les Miserables. Please check the link below for information and how to apply
Theatre co. committee meeting on Nov 15th. Anything you want brought up, please let us know!
Novmber 3rd 2011
Please save your used ink cartridges, etc, for us! Each one donated raises between £1 and £25 for our theatre group!
We can accept used ink cartridges
(HP, Epson, Canon, Dell, Brother, BT, Zerox, Kodak, Lexmark, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Olivetti)
and laser toners
(Apple, Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP, Lexmark, Minolta, OKI, Panasonic, RICOH/IBM, Sagem, Samsung, Toshiba, Xerox)
and any used mobile phones.
You can bring them to rehearsals, or donate them directly via our fundraising page
November 2nd 2011
Advertising space now available for our programmes for A Tale of Two Cities The Panto. 250 programmes being printed initially, more as required Family-friendly adverts only please. Advert should be submitted as a greyscale/ black & white JPG file. Each company purchasing advertising space will recieve complimentary copy in post.
Sizes/ prices are:
85mm high x 55mm wide (business card size) - £3.00
170mm high X 110mm wide - £5
Full A5 page - £10
Payment by cheque, cash or paypal. Please contact us to arrange. Deadline Nov 21st, 2011
We now have our own youtube channel. Warts and all - rehearsals, show clips, outtakes, etc! http://www.youtube.com/user/southdevonplayers
We are looking for a reliable volunteer camera person and editor, to help us make a small trailer for the internet and blogs, for our upcoming production The Great Storm of Brixham. We are a small (but award winning) non-profit theatre company based in Torbay, in Devon, we have no paid staff or money to pay people, but happy for work to be used on your showreels as well. Filming date would probably be a Saturday, to be arranged in January or Febuary.
Please get in touch with us for more information.
PEOPLE WANTED! Earlier in the year the group were donated some bits by the people at Lupton, and in return agreed to help with thier Halloween event on Monday Oct 31st , its basically turning up in costume with some kind of historical theme (pirates/ knights/ musketeers/ wenches/ whatever), and helping out/ making people jump! the event runs from 6 until 8.30pm, so you would need to be there at 5 to get sorted out. We can supply costumes, but need to know who is willing/ available to come and do this event. If you definitely can, please comment below. So far, there are three of us...
The Great Storm Of Brixham
Auditions: Sunday December 4th, 1.30pm, or by arrangement
Chestnut Heights Community Centre, 1 - 3 Poplar Close, Brixham (see FIND US page)
Telling the story of the Great Storm of Brixham, witten by Laura Jury, which happened in 1866, and in which over 100 lives were lost, and which tragedy caused Brixham to have her first lifeboat the year after. A moving tribute to Brixham's fishing industry, written from historical records. To be performed at various events during the spring of 2012, including Teignmouth Drama Festival, and at an event in Brixham to raise money for a memorial to the fishermen of Brixham past, present and future.
Open to all aged 16 to 116 - younger from age 12 up strictly with parents written permission.
Existing and new members welcome, regardless of theatrical experience. You need to be reliable, (no timewasters thank you!) and able to attend rehearsals at least weekly. Please message if you want other information.
Bring your diary and a note pad, wear comfy loose clothes, and come along and join us
A Tale of Two Cities The Panto
of Doctor Manette in A Tale of Two Cities; The Panto. Previous actor dropped out due to health. Male role. Needs to be able to play (or happy to be made up as) middle aged/ older man. Rehearsals Wednesday evenings and Sunday early afternoons at Chestnut heights. Show dates unchanged, This is very urgent, please get in touch if able to help. Deadline Oct 16th 2011