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Do you have what it takes to be a History Boy? Or know... Huddersfield Thespians is looking to cast the part of Akhtar in Alan Bennett’s fantastic play “The History Boys” which will be performed at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield this October! The...

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Latest Actor's Workshop This month's Actors Workshop takes place TOMORROW night (3 July) at 7.30pm. We will be looking at "Tons of Money" - an Aldwych farce updated for modern audiences, and our play for June 2019. So, if you...

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Casting Call The Casting Committee of Huddersfield Thespians is looking to cast two roles, one in each of its first two plays, to be on stage this autumn! The roles are for actors who can play someone of British...

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Open Auditions for next season's plays HUDDERSFIELD THESPIANS are holding OPEN AUDITIONS for ANY interested actors (current, past or future members!) for our first two productions of our 99th Season. The auditions are for: THE...

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Posted by Thespians | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 16-04-2017

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Huddersfield Thespians Annual General Meeting

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 22-09-2016

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The Directors of Huddersfield Thespians Limited would like to invite all members (and prospective members) to the Annual General Meeting of the limited company during the 97th season in the society’s history,at 7.30pm  on Wednesday 5 October 2016 at Oakes Mills West.

AGENDA

The Agenda for the evening will be as follows:

  1. Apologies
  1. Minutes from previous Annual General Meeting
  1. President’s address
  1. 2016-17 Season
  1. Presentation of the Company’s Annual Report
  1.                     Election of Directors to the Board of Directors for the Society

Members elect the Board of Directors, but not the specific officers.

  1. Any other business

It is requested that these are tabled as soon as possible to the Secretary, and no later than the beginning of the Annual General Meeting itself.

 

  1.        Close of main meeting

 

  1. Meeting of the Board of Directors

This meeting will elect the Society Officers for 2016-17

Please contact the Secretary (Lynne Whitaker) regarding any of the following:

  • Apologies for absence
  • Voting by proxy (paid up members only)
  • Details on the requirements of a Director of the society
  • Items for the agenda under item 7.
  • Any Other Business

Lynne Whitaker,

secretary@huddersfieldthespians.co.uk

 

 

Shakespeare in the Park Sells Out!

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 22-06-2016

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Thanks to all of you who have show your support by obtaining tickets for our next production “ Shakespeare in the Park”.  All tickets have now been allocated and we have our maximum audience for every performance. It is wonderful that this event is proving to be so popular and a real boost for the actors and production team. If you have tickets but find that you are unable to attend we would ask you please to return these to the LBT box office or call them to advise them of this. They will then be able to issue tickets to those on the waiting list.” Looking forward to entertaining you in July.

Shakespeare in the Park: come and join us NOW SOLD OUT!!

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 15-06-2016

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We are celebrating the life of Shakespeare with an exciting outdoor production – for the first time in 94 years! From 7-10 July, 6.30pm-9.45pm each evening we will be performing five classic scenes from Shakespeare’s best-loved plays: Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Macbeth.

The last time that Huddersfield Thespians performed in Greenhead Park was in 1922 with a production of ‘The Knight of the BurningPestle’.  Thesp poster midsummer2q-page001

How does it work?

  1. Get your free ticket from the Lawrence Batley Theatre, 01484 430528 or www.thelbt.org
  2. Meet at the Conservatory Cafe near the main gates at 6.30pm on 7,8, 9 or 10 July. You will be greeted by the Mistress of Ceremonies and our stewards.
  3. Have a drink. The Conservatory Cafe will be open at the start of the show.
  4. Set off with the Mistress of Ceremonies for a tour of the park and scenes from Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.
  5. Alternatively, get a ticket and drop into the performance at a time that suits you:

The first scene, from Romeo and Juliet will be performed at the bandstand (starting around 6.45pm).From there it is a short walk to the Ramsden Fountain for Twelfth Night (starting around 7.15pm) and then onto the war memorial for Henry V (starting around 7.55pm.) A 20 minute interval follows and the audience will then drop into A Midsummer Night’s Dream (starting around 8.40pm) at the grove of trees near the Italian garden before finishing with Macbeth (at around 9.05pm) by the rose garden.

  1. Enjoy! This is performance as Shakespeare intended: outdoors and for everyone.

Any questions? Contact secretary@huddersfieldthespians.co.uk

Thank you to all who have booked a ticket and we look forward to entertaining you. All performances are now sold out

Image shows Joe Geddes as Bottom.  Image (c) David Wright