News

Newsletter

DCPA produce a Newsletter at regular intervals, please use this form to sign up!

Subscribe

* indicates required

Dorchester Community Plays Association will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please tick the email box if you would like to hear from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at . We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please contact us. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts

The Association owes a particular debt of gratitude to the Head and Governors of The Thomas Hardye School who on three occasions, and now a fourth, have allowed the school to be used as the venue for the community play. It is not just a matter of using the venue for the two weeks or so of the actual performance. The use starts many weeks before that when the set is built and workshops and rehearsals held. Partly in recognition of this and partly because the Association wants to encourage and help young people to consider careers in the performing arts it was decided to offer the School an annual award of £250 for a student leaving to study some branch of the performing arts. The first award in 2009 went to Alex Foott, followed by Daisy Porter, Rebecca Whaley, Reanna White, Laura Sharp, Ellis Buckley, Emily Wilkinson and Zoe McIntyre. This year the award has been presented to Zoe Cochran.