EK RepFest 2016

Wednesday 11th - Saturday 14th May, 2016.  7.30pm
The Village Theatre, East Kilbride


East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club's annual one act play competition returns in May.

A great week of theatre that sees amateur dramatics clubs from across the country perform a short one act play.  Every play is adjudicated at the end of each night - publicly to the audience and privately to the cast and production team.  On the final night of the festival, trophies from six different categories are awarded.

The categories are:

Best Staging
winner awarded The Betty McAuley Trophy

Best Actress
winner awarded The East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club Trophy

Best Actor
winner awarded The Alf Davidson Cup

Best Production
winner awarded The John McNicol Cup 

Production in Second Place
winner awarded The East Kilbride Arts Council Trophy

Production in Third Place
winner awarded The Whitemoss Trophy

EK RepFest 2016 Competitors

Wednesday 11th May

Stewarton Drama Group
'The Untimely Outing of Minty McGraw'
a black comedy by Nancy McPherson

Accent Players, Campbeltown
a drama by John Reason

Thursday 12th May

Rutherglen Repertory Theatre
'Such a Parcel of Rogues'
a drama by Isabella C Rae

Greenock Players
a drama by Davey Anderson

Friday 13th May

Rutherglen Repertory Theatre
a drama by Bernard G High

Killin Drama Club
a comedy by Robert Iles

Saturday 14th May

Stewarton Drama Group
'The Night I Danced with Cyd Charisse'
a comedy/drama by Nancy McPherson

Killin Drama Club
'Into the Mist'
a drama by Helen Wyngard

This year's adjudicator is Mr Alasdair Hawthorn

Alasdair trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD). His directing credits include numerous pantomimes with final year acting students at RSAMD, Scottish amateur premiere of Our House, Scottish premiere of The Witches of Eastwick, a central Scotland tour of Salon Janette starring High Road's Mary Riggans, TIE productions on road safety and domestic abuse which toured schools throughout Scotland, in 2003 and 2009, The Cheviot, The Stag, and The Black, Black Oil, and the world premiere of Tam O'Shanter, both of which represented Great Britain at the IATA World Drama Festivals in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Monaco.

He founded Luckenbooth Theatre Company to stage the Scottish premiere of Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens to raise money for Scottish AIDS charities. He also served as Associate Director at The Courtyard Theatre, Hereford.

As an actor, theatre credits include; Dick Whittington with Jimmy Logan, Mozart in Amadeus at Tramway, Glasgow, Mr McCrindle in The Accidental Death of an Accordionist at Mull Theatre, followed by an extensive Scottish tour. TV and film credits include Doctor Finlay and Para Handy.

Alasdair serves as a regular adjudicator for one-act and full length play festivals throughout the country.

It has just been announced that Alasdair will be directing the panto this year at Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy. It's twenty three years since he had his professional panto debut alongside Jimmy Logan in Kirkcaldy and he's thrilled and excited to be back.

Ticket prices:
£4.00 (Wednesday / Thursday / Friday)
£6.00 (Saturday)
£12.00 (Full event)
Free entry to EK Rep Season Ticket holders on a first come, first served basis
Box Office Tel: 01355 248669 (Village Theatre) / 01355 261000 (East Kilbride Arts Centre)

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