Downing Dramatic Society

at Downing College, Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1DQ United Kingdom

Downing Dramatic Society is Downing College's revived Amateur Theatre Society. Its main venue is the Howard Theatre, Downing College.

Downing Dramatic Society
Downing College, Regent Street
Cambridge CB2 1DQ
United Kingdom
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Tonight is the last night of the writing festival! Come and see three fantastic new pieces performed with professional feedback. See you there!

Published on 2015-03-14 18:28:37 GMT

Tonight is the night! Opening night of the Festival of New Writing featuring some truly excellent student written plays. Come along at 7 to enjoy a drink and grab a seat. Writers include Downing's own Sarah Caulfield tonight, and Isaac Jordan and Zee Gately tomorrow!

Published on 2015-03-12 18:16:05 GMT

'A Festival of New Writing' is fast approaching! Don't miss your chance to see a truly fantastic collection of one-act plays written and performed by Cambridge students! TICKETS AVAILABLE AT

Published on 2015-03-10 21:44:57 GMT

Another fantastic performance of 'Agamemnon' tonight! Don't miss your last chance to see it tomorrow 7.30pm in the Howard Building £5 (Students) £6 (Non-students)!

Published on 2015-02-27 21:11:36 GMT

A reminder that TODAY is the deadline for any 'A Festival of New Writing' entries!

Published on 2015-01-31 07:53:38 GMT

AUDITIONS TODAY! Death and the Maiden auditions will be held in the Music Room, Downing College 7-8pm

Published on 2015-01-19 18:41:00 GMT

Thanks to everyone who turned out for Agamemnon auditions yesterday. If you missed the chance, further auditions are being held in Dressing Room 1 of the ADC from 11am-1pm today!

Published on 2015-01-17 07:48:29 GMT

A reminder that auditions for DDS's 'Agamemnon' will be being held TODAY (4-7pm) in Downing JCR (Butterfield cafe) and TOMORROW (11am-1pm) in Dressing Room 1 of the ADC! Extracts will be provided at the door

Published on 2015-01-16 09:14:45 GMT

Be sure to follow the all new official Downing Dramatic Society twitter for news and opportunities coming up this term including DDS's production of Agamemnon and the Cambridge Writing Festival!

Published on 2015-01-14 22:32:31 GMT

Writing opportunity! Next term a New Writers' Festival will be held in Downing's Howard Theatre. We are looking for new one act plays, running at no longer than 20 minutes, to be submitted at the start of next term. The best submissions will be staged and watched by a panel of top industry professionals (confirmed names to be announced in the coming weeks) who will then offer advice and feedback. The winner's prize will include an opportunity to develop the writing further, further details to follow. Get those pens scratching and await further announcements!

Published on 2014-12-19 00:30:54 GMT

FRESHERS' PLAY AUDITIONS ARE OPEN! First Years - Come audition for a host of fantastic roles in 'The Accrington Pals' by Peter Whelan. Josh McClure is directing this year and he will be holding auditions in the downstairs of Butterfield Bar for two days this week. Tuesday 2-5pm Wednesday 2-5pm. Look forward to seeing you there. No need to prepare - extracts are provided on the door. No previous experience is necessary! Good luck!