Crash Test Drama

Additional acting opportunities at the Arts Theatre Cronulla.

CRASH TEST DRAMA
Crash Test Drama is a great way to try out and develop 10 minute plays. It also provides opportunities for actors and directors to practice their craft, while the writers learn more about the art of writing for the stage.

If you or someone you know would like to write a short (10 minute) script and see it performed on stage, contact Graham Yates for details on how we can make it happen.

Anyone who would like to try their hand at directing a short piece is also encouraged.

Anyone (experienced or newcomer) who wants to try acting can turn up on the day at 2pm for the chance to be cast in one of the short plays. There is some rehearsal time, for about 90 minutes, then the pieces are performed while reading from the script - no lines to remember!

All participants must become Theatre members, which can be processed on the day.

Writers and Directors: Contact Graham Yates on 0423 141 949 or via email.


Actors: Just show up on the day at 2pm for casting.

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CRASH TEST DRAMA (ROUND 2)

Round 2 will be held on Sunday, 22nd May.

Casting commences at 2pm.

You must be a current financial member to audition.

Membership is $25 & can be paid on the day.

Performances begin at 4pm.

Entry is only $5.

No bookings required. Tickets at the door.

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AUDIENCE CHOICE

1st Place: ‘Love is an Amusement Park’

Written & Directed by Jonathon Solomon 

 

2nd Place: ‘Answer the Question’ 

Written by Robert Luxford & Directed by Michael Gooley 

 

3rd Place: ‘Changing, Engaging, Aging' 

Written & Directed by Maz Goldrick 

 

Our judge for the day was the very successful short-play writer and director Ruth Fingret, who offered some useful, creative comments to help the writers develop. 

 

JUDGE'S CHOICE 

Best Play: ‘Answer the Question’ by Robert Luxford 

 

Best Actress: Lauren Gaffney (in 'Love is an Amusement Park') 

 

Best Actor: Craig Bulmer (in 'Answer the Question') 

 

Many congratulations to all those people! 

 

And a big thank you to Melanie Roffey who sorted out all the food! 

 

So, that’s it until our next heat on Sunday, 22nd May. 

 

If you have friends who have always fancied acting, let them know what a simple and fun opportunity Crash Test Drama offers.

 

If you have a script for a 10-minute play that you would like to have performed,

please email it to Graham at: grahamyates1@bigpond.com.

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