Societies

  • BAWDS - BAWDS

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  • Between the Bars - Between the Bars

    Between the Bars was formed in December 2010 to provide opportunities for showcasing new writing and performing talent. Our aim is to seek out playwrights and composers and give actors and singers the…

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  • Blank Theatre Company - Blank

    Blank Theatre Company, Cambridge’s first Theatre in Education Company, specialize in inaugurating the plays of William Shakespeare with a new form of ensemble ‘total theatre’, (utilizing physica…

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  • Bright Club - Bright Club

    Getting people up on stage to do stand-up about their subject or research along side professionals.

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  • Cambridge American Stage Tour - CAST

    CAST, the Cambridge University American Stage Tour, was founded in 1999 with the aim of producing an annual Shakespearian tour of the East Coast of the United States of America with a small group of C…

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  • Cambridge Christian Musicals Society - CCMS

    CCMS aims to give glory to God and spread the Good News through musical theatre. We write and produce our own material, and we meet on Mondays at * in the *, starting on Monday 1st November. Our produ…

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  • Cambridge Film Association - CFA

    The Cambridge University Filmmaking Society. We are a community of student filmmakers dedicated to giving everyone in Cambridge the chance to shoot their own films. We are not a funding body, but prov…

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  • Cambridge Footlights - Footlights

    The Cambridge Footlights are the world-famous comedy troupe who first aired the talents of some of the foremost British comedians and actors of this century. www.footlights.org

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  • Cambridge Impronauts - Cambridge Impronauts

    We put on a selection of shows each term, and run improv workshops to teach you how to be good improvisers. The Impronauts love you even if you don't live and breathe the theatre: we just care ab…

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  • Cambridge Mummers - Mummers

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  • Cambridge Shortlegs - Shortlegs

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  • Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club - CUADC

    Founded in 1855, the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club (or CUADC) is the oldest University dramatic society in England - and the largest dramatic society in Cambridge. We're at the very …

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  • Cambridge University Amnesty International - CU Amnesty

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  • Cambridge University Australian Theatre Tour - CUATT

    CUATT is a new society which is still in the process of being set up. The principle behind the society is to tour a theatrical production around venues in Australia once a year, with the aim of attain…

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  • Cambridge University Light Entertainment Society - CULES

    We are a student run-group who aim to bring theatre to those who would normally not get the chance to see it, taking performances to such places as special needs schools and nursing homes. Our second,…

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  • Cambridge University Magic Society - CU Magic Society

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  • Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society - CUMTS

    The Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society (CUMTS) was founded in October 1998 with the aim of performing high quality musical theatre in Cambridge. CUMTS is devoted exclusively to musical thea…

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  • Cambridge University Opera Society - CUOS

    Cambridge University Opera Society (CUOS) exists to organise, advise and encourage operatic activities within the university, including staged productions, masterclasses, workshops, concert performanc…

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  • Cambridge University Players - CU Players

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  • Cambridge University Shakespeare Players - CUSP

    Founded in 2016, The Cambridge University Shakespeare Players is a society to encourage and fund innovative new productions of Shakespeare plays in Cambridge and beyond. We're particularly intere…

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  • Camdram - Camdram

    Camdram's meta-page on Camdram. We don't fund any shows, but we help others to put on shows using this website. The site is maintained by volunteers in their spare time. If you have a que…

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  • Combined Actors of Cambridge - CAC

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  • Decline A Name - Under Erasure

    'I am aware of -' - Stewart Lee

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  • Eggbox Comedy - Eggbox Comedy

    Established in March 2016, Eggbox Comedy is a brand new society that aims to both financially and personally support student comedians and comedy works throughout Cambridge. We welcome both experi…

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  • Emmett Brown Productions - Emmett

    A society interested in niche productions: beautiful or full of ideas. We do not advertise for shows, but if you think you might like to work with us email the producer Jennifer on e.c.one.of.those.pe…

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  • European Theatre Group - ETG

    The Cambridge University European Theatre Group is a self-sufficient, entirely student-run theatrical company, which tours a Shakespeare play around Europe for two and a half weeks every December (and…

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  • FallOut Theatre - FallOut Theatre

    FallOut Theatre was established by Abigail Rokison and David Brown. The company aims to produce original and challenging productions that aspire to a professional ethic and aesthetic and to foster a c…

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  • France and Cambridge Exchange - FaCE

    FaCE (France and Cambridge Exchange) is a fledgling society designed to take plays on tour in France, to Lyon and Paris, and help French universities in these two cities put shows on in Cambridge. Th…

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  • Gilbert and Sullivan Society - G&S

    The Gilbert and Sullivan society typically put on three or four shows a year, including a freshers' show open to all in Michaelmas, a large scale show in Lent (at West Road Concert Hall for the f…

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  • Improvised Comedy Ents - ICE

    NB. ICE changed its name to "The Cambridge Impronauts" in 2012; please see their records for shows after this point. ICE is the University's improvised comedy society. Improv is the ar…

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  • MB Productions - Memebridge

    Memebridge - memey thespy goodness

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  • OneOff Productions - OneOff Productions

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  • Relaxed Theatre Company - Relaxed Theatre Co

    Established in November 2016, Relaxed Theatre Company is the world's first company to offer solely relaxed theatre. We are devoted to creating accessible theatre for all, both in creative process…

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  • Rickshaw Theatre Project - Rickshaw

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  • Strung Up Theatre Company - Strung Up

    Strung Up tell stories. Stories that are messy and boisterous and fun. We find pre-loved tales and reimagine them in forests, bedrooms, circus tents and back gardens. We tell stories of philosophers a…

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  • Studio Company - Studio

    the Studio Company works primarily during term time in the Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio in the English Faculty basement, under the artistic direction of Jeremy Hardingham. Company members are commi…

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  • Swan Theatre Company - STC

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  • The Anubis Players - Anubis

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  • The Festival Players - Festival Players

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  • The Marlowe Society - Marlowe

    The Marlowe is one of Cambridge's oldest student drama societies, and is dedicated to high-quality performances of Elizabethan, verse, and non-realist plays including classics and plays rarely se…

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  • The Penguin Club - Penguins

    The Penguin Club has been helping to stage amateur dramatic and musical productions in and around Cambridge since 1983. We don't perform, but provide backstage and technical expertise in a wide …

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  • Tongue-in-Chic Theatre - Tongue-in-Chic

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  • Top Quark Productions - Top Quark

    Top Quark Productions is a new production company specialising in theatre relating to science. Cambridge has very strong traditions in both theatre and the sciences which make it the ideal place for a…

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  • Trolleydolly Productions - TDP

    Trolleydolly Productions is a new Cambridge film-makers' society. Our aim is to make films, and to increase the profile of amateur film making in Cambridge.

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  • WRiTEON - WRiTEON

    WRiTEON is the Cambridge Scriptwriting Forum. We welcome students (although we are not specifically a student organisation). We exist to -Provide a supportive and creative environment to encourage n…

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    College Societies

  • Anglia Ruskin Theatre Society - ARTS
    Anglia Ruskin

    Welcome to the ARTS society page. Anglia Ruskin's student led theatre society was founded in 2009 as Staged Imagination and has gone on to produce a number of shows including the highly successfu…

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  • Christ's Amateur Dramatic Society - CADS
    Christ's

    Christ's Amateur Dramatic Society - based in the centre of town, in our very own 200 seat theatre at Christ's College. We're a friendly and welcoming society, running at least one s…

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  • GODS - GODS
    Churchill

    GODS, Churchill Dramatic Players hold a Freshers show and a May week show in the grounds of churchill/Wolfson Hall each year, as well as several other drama events and funding applications from other…

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  • Clare Actors - Clare Actors
    Clare

    Clare Actors is a student-run theatre society and funding body based in Clare College which funds a wide variety of shows across Cambridge and at the Fringe, as well as organising a college Freshers&#…

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  • The Fletcher Players Society - Fletcher Players
    Corpus Christi

    The Fletcher Players are Corpus Christi’s resident drama society, committed to funding and programming original, daring and exciting works of student theatre. The society is most closely linked t…

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  • Downing Dramatic Society - DDS
    Downing

    The Downing Dramatic Society is brought to you by Downing College (previous alumni including Thandie Newton, Michael Winner, John Cleese, Sir Trevor Nunn and Andy Hamilton). Based in the Howard Theatr…

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  • Revived Emmanuel Dramatic Society - REDS
    Emmanuel

    REDS is the drama society for Emmanuel college. We aim to fund and support quality drama within the college and throughout Cambridge. We get involved in a wide array of projects ranging from our colle…

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  • FitzTheatre - FitzTheatre
    Fitzwilliam

    FitzTheatre exists to put on a wide variety of shows in Fitzwilliam's spanking new auditorium. An outstanding building, it promises to offer much to the musical and theatrical life of the colleg…

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  • Girton Amateur Dramatics Society - GADS
    Girton

    Girton Amateur Dramatic Society, or GADS, produces high quality shows each term at both Girton and town locations. Both seasoned thespians and those with no previous experience are welcome to become i…

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  • The Shadwell Society - Shadwell
    Gonville & Caius

    The friendly Shadwell committee funds and supports more drama than you can shake a stick at, if that’s your idea of a good time. Each Lent Term we team up with the Fletcher Players to run Smorgasbo…

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  • Homerton Amateur Theatrical Society - HATS
    Homerton

    Homerton Amateur Theatrical Society is one of Cambridge's most vibrant, active and welcoming theatre societies. HATS is dedicated to presenting top-class established drama and new writing, aidin…

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  • Hughes Hall Theatre Society - Hughes Hall Theatre Society
    Hughes Hall

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  • Alcock Players - Alcock
    Jesus

    Based in and around Jesus College, the Alcock Players look to fund shows as possible within Cambridge and encourage applications for funding from anyone, be they members of Jesus or not. We are keen…

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  • King's College Drama Society - KCDS
    King's

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  • Magdalene Drama Society - Magdalene Drama Society
    Magdalene

    Magdalene Drama Society exists to create opportunities for drama within Magdalene College, including directing, producing and behind the scenes. The Cripps Auditorium poses an interesting theatrical s…

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  • Magdalene Musical Production Society - MMPS
    Magdalene

    The Magdalene Musical Production Society was founded in 2001, when Hall was transformed into the Biblical desert setting of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat'. Since then, MMPS …

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  • Madhouse - Madhouse
    Murray Edwards

    Madhouse is Murray Edwards' theatre society aiming to promote drama on the hill and to support exciting new ventures.

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  • Newnham Anonymous Players - Anonymous Players
    Newnham

    Bienvenue to the drama society for Newnham College! The Newnham Anonymous Players (or N.A.P as otherwise known) are an up and coming theatrical force, with a history of experimental theatre and som…

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  • Girton Operatic - Girton Operatic
    Non University

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  • Pembroke Players - Pembroke Players
    Pembroke

    Pembroke Players is doubtlessly the most friendly and by far the most active college drama society in Cambridge, currently putting on around 20 events a year, funding shows in venues of all shapes an…

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  • The Heywood Society - Heywood
    Peterhouse

    The Heywood Society is the drama society of Peterhouse responsible for funding and putting on plays across the university. Within college, plays are performed in the capacious Friends of Peterhouse Th…

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  • BATS - Queens' College Amateur Dramatics Society
    Queens'

    BATS is the Amateur Dramatics Society of Queens' College, Cambridge. We are fortunate to have the use of one of the best performance spaces in Cambridge: the Fitzpatrick theatre. This is a modern…

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  • Brickhouse Theatre Company - BTC
    Robinson

    Brickhouse Theatre Company is the resident theatre company of Robinson College, Cambridge. Every year we hold at least five productions in our two wonderful venues: the well equipped 230-seater Robins…

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  • The Mighty Players - Selwyn Drama
    Selwyn

    The Mighty Players is a Cambridge-wide student drama society, based in Selwyn College. We fund shows in a variety of locations around Cambridge as well as staging a Pantomime, Freshers Show and May We…

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  • The New Arcadians - New Arcadians
    Sidney Sussex

    The New Arcadians is Sidney Sussex's drama society. The society takes its name from the college's link to the Renaissance poet Sir Philip Sidney and his famous work 'The Arcadia'. …

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  • The Shirley Players - Shirley Players
    St Catharine's

    The Shirley Players are St Catharine’s College dramatic society. We are always looking to fund alternative theatre and new student comedy, promoting fresh and experimental projects in the heart of C…

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  • Calliope - Calliope
    St Edmund's

    St Edmund's brand new Drama Society! We are looking for enthusiastic people with or without experience who like to act in a small and familiar environment and without the pressure of the big show…

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  • Lady Margaret Players - LMP
    St John's

    The Lady Margaret Players is the St. John’s College performing arts society. We aim to encourage all Johnians to take part in performing arts; whether that participation be acting, singing, dancing…

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  • The Dryden Society - Dryden
    Trinity

    The Dryden Society is the resident performing arts society at Trinity College. We occasionally put productions on in Trinity itself, but mostly provide financial support for shows at other venues in C…

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  • The Preston Society - Preston Society
    Trinity Hall

    The Preston Society funds productions in Trinity Hall. Despite 'disappearing' in the late 90's, it has been gradually revived, staging four productions in the year 2005 - 6, and hoping …

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