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Theatre & Drama Arts Resources

Theatre & Drama Arts ResourcesWe have pulled together lots of organisations who work locally, regionally and nationally in theatre and drama arts development. We hope you find this a useful resource. If you find any broken links, or have suggestions about additions, please email us:


Local theatre organisations

1623 theatre company –

Adverse Camber storytelling –

Artizani Street Theatre –

Ava Hunt Theatre –

Babbling Vagabonds Storytelling Theatre –

Buxton Opera House –

Derby Theatre –

Derby Live –

Drama Groups –

Hubbub Theatre Company –

Maison Foo –

Pomegranate Theatre –

Pomegranate Youth Theatre –


Regional & national theatre and drama organisations

The Amdram website is created to promote amateur theatre.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Centre for the study of theatre and its related activities.

Equity is a union which represents more than 47,000 performers and creative practitioners, uniting them in the fight for fair terms and conditions in the workplace.

Outdoor Arts UK
Outdoor Arts UK is a national membership and strategic organisation that aims to bring together the many diverse parts of the Outdoor Arts sector.

National Association of Youth Theatres
Founded in 1982, NAYT is an educational charity working with over 1,300 groups and individuals to support the development of young people through excellent youth theatre.

National Drama
National Drama is the UK’s leading professional association of drama educators mostly aimed at those in TIE, primary and secondary education.

National Operatic and Dramatic Association
NODA is the national body that represents amateur theatre. The National Operatic and Dramatic Association was founded in 1899 to protect and advance the interests of operatic and dramatic arts, and of societies engaged therein.

National Youth Musical Theatre
The National Youth Musical Theatre offers exceptional opportunities in pre-professional, musical theatre training for talented young people of all backgrounds aged 10-23 years.


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