29th May 2018
Entries open for Dramafest and Youthfest
To enter you must submit a completed entry form and pay the entry fee.
There are two ways to get an entry form:
2nd August 2018
Entries close for Dramafest and Youthfest
All entries to Dramafest must be received by 11:59pm on Thursday 2nd August 2018. Entries received after this date will only be included in the program at the discretion of the festival director. For an entry to be considered valid, entry fees must have been paid by this date.
30th August 2018
Programme details due for all entries
Each entry must provide details to be included in the festival programme. A sample of what is required for your programme details will be sent to your festival liaison. Entries which do not provide programme details will not be considered for awards during the festival.
10th September 2018 (Week commencing)
Technical Meetings and Rehearsals
All entries in Dramafest will be allocated a time for their technical meeting rehearsal. This time will be decided upon closer to the festival and discussed with each entry to ensure all entries are able to attend their meeting and rehearsal. Due to the large number of entries and the time it would take, it will not be possible for entries to have a full stage run of their entry at this time, however entries may rehearse a section of their work if time allows.
Youthfest Technical Rehearsals will be held prior to their performance on the festival days.
13th - 16th September 2018
Dramafest 2018 is scheduled to take place the week commencing 10th September and concluding on 15th September. Performances are due to take place every evening from 7:30pm – 10:00pm Dates and times will be confirmed once all entries are received. The festival director will liaise with each entry to ensure they can attend their performance evening.
Youthfest 2018 is scheduled to take place the weekend 15th and 16th Sept 2018. Performances are due to take place both days between 9am and 5.30pm Dates and times will be confirmed once all entries are received. The festival director will liaise with each entry to ensure they can attend their performance evening.
Sunday 16th September 2018
All performers, crew, directors, producers and volunteers of Dramafest will be invited to an exclusive awards event to celebrate the achievements of the festival. At this time all awards will be decided. The evening will include free drinks, and food.