Welcome to the Woodchurch Players’ website. Woodchurch is a picturesque village nestling in the heart of the Kent countryside. The Players present three productions a year ranging from pantomime to comedy and drama. Our productions take place in the Memorial Hall next to the village green.

The Players welcome new members who are interested in not just acting but in all aspects of the theatre. For more information contact our Secretary via our contact page here

What’s On?

POSTPONED | The Thirty-Nine Steps – 14th, 15th & 16th May 2020 | POSTPONED
DIRECTED BY: BEN VINCER

It is with regret but in line with Government advice, we are postponing our production of ‘The 39 Steps’.

We do intend to perform it later in the year so as soon as we have new dates, we will let you know!

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2 days ago

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• DO YOU LOVE LISTENING TO AUDIO BOOKS AND RADIO PLAYS?
• IF YOU DO, WOULD YOU LIKE WOODCHURCH PLAYERS TO PRODUCE A RADIO PRODUCTION OF A PLAY YOU HAVE HEARD AND LOVE?
• WOULD YOU LIKE TO DIRECT IT?
This year the KDA Full Length Play Festival has been postponed until Autumn 2021.
In the meantime, they are holding a Radio Play Festival in Spring 2021.
Woodchurch Players have the crew and the kit to produce a fantastic radio production. Our crew have won awards in previous Festivals for their technical prowess and creativity. They are also now bored and need to kept out of trouble.
We would love someone(s) to come forward who would be willing to direct a play as our entry to the Radio Play Festival this year. The details are below. As I have stated before, all technical and production support will be available to you by the Players.
IF you are that person, please contact Beth Fenton either via Facebook Messenger or [email protected]
We shall look forward to hearing from you! Deadline 15 November
KDA Radio Play Festival 2021
1. Performances should be entered by submitting an audio file (MP3) to Dropbox during March 2021.
2. The files will be made available from April to all participants in the Festival.
3. No entry may have a cast of fewer than three.
4. The KDA Committee will determine whether a play with significant musical content, or of an unusual nature, is eligible.
5. The play entered must be of between 20 and 60 minutes duration.
6. The adjudicator will prepare a written adjudication for each society, and an Awards Session will be given on Zoom at which the awards will be announced. Certificates will be sent to the award winners. THE ADJUDICATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL.
7. Awards will be given in the following categories:
Best Play - First, Second and Third Place
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Sound
Best Original Play Adjudicator’s Award
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5 months ago

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Tenterden Operatic & Dramatic SocietyTonight at 8pm is our final CATS workshop prior to the auditions on Sunday!

This is your last chance to do some characterisation work and get those last final audition tips!

Please note: these are not compulsory sessions but they will absolutely benefit you should you be cast in the show!

To join - click the following link just before 8 - us02web.zoom.us/j/88630179903?pwd=WG5yM3VRR2FUdERLMzVvTWErOW5ZUT09

Meeting ID 886 3017 9903

Password 609545

Can't wait to see you there!
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5 months ago

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Tenterden Operatic & Dramatic Society**IMPORTANT AUDITION INFORMATION - Cats the Musical**

Auditions will take place on Sunday 14th June via Zoom from 2pm onwards. (The link will be posted by Saturday evening so keep an eye out!)

In order to audition, you need to have joined the following Facebook group (www.facebook.com/groups/390315535237279/) where Jack will place you in a group of 4. The audition schedule will be made available prior to Sunday so you can see what your exact time slot will be.

This needs to be completed by Saturday 13th June at 3pm so the schedule can be arranged!

Audition format will be as follows-

You will be taught a short piece of choreography, followed by a piece of acting improvisation, finishing with singing a small piece from the show. The tracks and sheet music for these are available within the audition group. You will sing both Soprano and Alto Line through each 4 times.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to send us a message or get in touch with any member of the creative team.

In addition, please, if you know anyone not on Social Media that would like to chance to audition, get in touch with Jack and he will advise the best way forward.
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5 months ago

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This is open to older children, teenagers as well as adults!**CATS WORKSHOP - 3rd June**

For those of you joining our CAT's workshop tonight, please click on the below link just before 8pm! 🙂

us02web.zoom.us/j/83195832424

Meeting ID - 831 9583 2424

We look forward to seeing you!
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This is open to older children, teenagers as well as adults!

5 months ago

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Panto is so unlikely for the Players for 2020, but there is THIS!**CATS WORKSHOP AND AUDITION DATES!**

Behind the scenes, we have been working hard to figure out how we can get the ball rolling even whilst we're still unable to meet in person.

After lots of discussions, we have decided to proceed with both our Cats Workshops and Auditions via Zoom over the next couple of weeks. (further information on auditions will be explained at the workshop sessions and be published on here nearer the time!)

Wednesday 3rd June - Cats Workshop 1 at 8pm

Wednesday 10th June - Cats Workshop 2 at 8pm

Sunday 14th June - CATs Cast Auditions (to be a part of the show, not for supporting roles, these will follow later in the year)

We will share the Zoom link for the Workshops tomorrow so keep an eye out!

As always, please feel free to message the page if you have any questions!
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Panto is so unlikely for the Players for 2020, but there is THIS!

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