Nidderdale and District Drama Festival
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3rd December 2019
Dear NDDA Festival Supporter
NDDA FESTIVAL 2020
It is my pleasure to invite you to enter the 57th Nidderdale and District One-
AETF North Semi Final: 9th and 10th May, Saltburn Community Theatre, Albion Terrace, Saltburn-
AETF Grand Final: 13th June, Bridlington Spa Theatre, Bridlington, YO15 3JH (Adjudicator: Chris Jaeger, GoDA).
British Final: 26th and 27th June, Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl, LL18 3AQ (Adjudicator: David Price, GoDA)
Contents of the entry pack:
Your entry pack comprises the following attachments:
An entry form for the NDDA festival; a copy of the NDDA Festival rules; a copy of the AETF rules, diagrams of the Frazer Theatre stage and its lighting inventory and a list of the trophies awarded at the festival. The Frazer Theatre’s ‘Health & Safety Guidelines for Private Hires’ can be accessed via the theatre web site (www. frazertheatre.co.uk/hire-
Each visiting company will be allowed an hour of technical rehearsal at the Frazer on Sunday 8th March from 11am onwards. The timetable for these rehearsals will be announced separately. In addition, on the night of your performance, you will be allowed 20 minutes rehearsal stage time before the start of the show to use in any way you wish. At both sessions you must begin and end with a blank stage.
All trophies won at last year’s event should be returned (appropriately engraved and in a polished condition) at the technical rehearsal on 8th March or before.
Running order at the festival will be determined by the organisers. Every effort will be made to accommodate individual preferences but this will not always be possible.
Insurance / Opting Fee
Any group electing to go forward, if selected, to subsequent rounds of the national competition must:
A. be fully insured with a reputable company.
B. pay an opting fee of £10 (this is a one-
C. commit to participating, if selected, in all the three later rounds.
Deadline for entry
Monday 20th January. Entries submitted after this date will not be accepted.
I very much hope that you will be entering next year’s festival and I look forward to receiving your completed application in due course.