ULSTER DRAMA FESTIVALS
Who we are:
The Association of Ulster Drama Festivals was formed in 1949 to foster and encourage amateur drama through the holding of festivals of drama, the organisation and support of drama conferences and schools, the promotion and co-
It is the umbrella body of all festivals in Northern Ireland and it stages a 1-
It promotes the celebration of live theatre, and encourages, Professionally judged competitions, which are the seedbed for actors entering the profession.
The Festival Finals are our “showcases”. The N. I. 1-
Our aim to improve all areas – audiences, productions, governance, and to expose to a greater audience the best kept secret in the world of drama in N. I. We have ambition to become the unifying voice of amateur drama in Northern Ireland.
The Best in Amateur Drama
AUDF One Act Festivals
Bangor, Moira/Belfast and Newtownabbey run a 1-
Teams entering can gain points for the Northern Ireland One Act Finals normally held in January.
The winner of the N I One Act Final Festival has the honour of representing Northern Ireland in the British Final Festival of 1-
As only 2 Northern Ireland teams, Theatre 3 Newtownabbey and Rosemary Drama Group entered the festivals, the final will not be held. Based on results of the 3 festivals, Theatre 3 was nominated to represent Northern Ireland in the 89th British Final Festival in Perth.