• Drama Festival 2009

Drama Festival 2009

Production Information

Friday 30 January 2009 (1 performance)
at Collis School, Teddington, Middlesex, United Kingdom

The Drama Festival is an opportunity for aspiring directors to direct their peers and to showcase their talents.

Four separate performances, each contrasting in genre and style. The performances will be reviewed by our panel of judges and prizes will be awarded. In addition to the judges' prizes there will be an extra prize, the "Audience Favourite" that will be chosen by the audience.

Mug Love
by Asha Gill

Mug Love follows events unfolded by six characters, the Sceptic, the Fool, the Powerful, the Playful, the Perfect and the Wise, how do these kind of individuals cope with love and infatuation? And can strength be found, in giving in to weakness?

Masks of Madness
by Tim Woolf

An old Christian woman who loves to preach lives with her husband, Robert, who is suffering from a mental disorder. She also has a grandson who goes by the name of Mike. He has anger problems. As the old woman struggles to solve her family's problems, we learn of what's troubling them, and gradually, their 'masks' are lifted to reveal who they really are.

Gold Blend
by Joanna Leppink and Jess Harrison

Gold Blend is a long running TV soap opera where the relationships on-set are nothing compared to the relationships off-set. Everything is running smoothly until new actress Roma steps into the mix with interesting results.

Turn of the Screw
by Henry James
Stage play by Stephanie Mott

When Miss Alice gets the job of Governess to two young children Flora and Miles the job is not quite what she expected. How long will it take for her to uncover the dark secret hidden in the house...
....can you keep a secret?

Review by Stephen Hogben and Jenna Powell (January 2009)

The prizes were awarded as follows:

Best Director - Asha Gill
Best Male - Mike Craddock
Best Female - Aliette Roux
Most Imaginative Production - Gold Blend
Best Improvisation in an Emergency - Sian Maskell
Audience Favourite - Mug Love
Best Cameos/Non-Speaking Roles - Joe Olney, Dana Marshall and Jason Evans
Best New Play - Turn of the Screw

MUG LOVE

Crew

Role Name
DIRECTORAsha Gill
STAGE MANAGERJess Morley
LIGHTINGJess Harrison
WARDROBEEileen Baker
PRODUCERSarah Orru (Perkins)
MASTER OF CEREMONIESMiles Orru
JUDGEJenna Powell
Stephen Hogben

Cast

Role Name
ClearAbigail Rees
RedAnna Condry
ScarletAliette Roux
JokeJamie Laughlin
KingRowan D'Albert
MusicianJoseph Olney

MASKS OF MADNESS

Crew

Role Name
DIRECTORHartley Woolf
STAGE MANAGERJess Morley
LIGHTINGScott O'Brien
WARDROBEEileen Baker
PRODUCERSarah Orru (Perkins)
MASTER OF CEREMONIESMiles Orru
JUDGEJenna Powell
Stephen Hogben

Cast

Role Name
MichaelAnnie Brett (Adam)
ManHartley Woolf
RobertJack Tidball
GranSian Maskell

GOLD BLEND

Crew

Role Name
DIRECTORJoanna Leppink
Jess Harrison
STAGE MANAGERJess Morley
LIGHTINGJess Harrison
WARDROBEEileen Baker
PRODUCERSarah Orru (Perkins)
MASTER OF CEREMONIESMiles Orru
JUDGEJenna Powell
Stephen Hogben

Cast

Role Name
KaleenAnna Condry
WinstonAliette Roux
DirectorJoanna Leppink
AdamMichael Craddock
RomaMolly Hanson-Akins
JezebellAnna Condry
BruceMichael Craddock
ChastityMolly Hanson-Akins

TURN OF THE SCREW

Crew

Role Name
DIRECTORStephanie Mott
CO-DIRECTORStephanie Wiera
STAGE MANAGERJess Harrison
LIGHTINGScott O'Brien
SOUNDMichael Bishop
WARDROBEEileen Baker
PRODUCERSarah Orru (Perkins)
MASTER OF CEREMONIESMiles Orru
JUDGEJenna Powell
Stephen Hogben

Cast

Role Name
UncleAnnie Brett (Adam)
MilesAntony Antunes
Miss JesselDana Marshall
Governess (Miss Alice)Hannah Ledwith
Peter QuintJason Evans
FloraMiranda Marvin
Miss GrouseStephanie Wiera