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 heart of one of the liveliest student theatre scenes in the country. We stage an exciting and diverse range of productions every term, most of them at the ADC Theatre in Park Street, where we are the resident company. We regularly stage shows at other Cambridge venues, annually at the Edinburgh Fringe and occasionally on tour abroad.

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Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: CUADC would like to invite black and minority ethnic (BME) theatre makers to participate in an open discussion about how we can work to make the theatre scene in Cambridge more accessible, inclusive, and diverse. The event is open to self defining BME students only from 2-3pm, and will be held in the ADC Bar. Anyone with as much or as little theatre experience is welcome. After 3pm, the discussion will be opened up to members of various theatre committees (ie. CUMTS, Footlights). We encourage committees to partake so that they can better identify and tackle issues pertaining to race. This discussion follows a letter written to CUADC by the BME theatre community calling for action. We will publish the outcome of the discussion. Please do come, and invite your friends, and help change Cambridge theatre for the better!

16th June 2017 5:40pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: CUADC would like to invite black and minority ethnic (BME) theatre makers to participate in an open discussion about how we can work to make the theatre scene in Cambridge more accessible, inclusive, and diverse. The event is open to self defining BME students only from 2-3pm. Anyone with as much or as little theatre experience is welcome. After 3pm, the discussion will be opened up to members of various theatre committees (ie. CUMTS, Footlights). We encourage committees to partake so that they can better identify and tackle issues pertaining to race. This discussion follows a letter written to CUADC by the BME theatre community calling for action. We will publish the outcome of the discussion. Please do come, and invite your friends, and help change Cambridge theatre for the better!

16th June 2017 5:25pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Julia Cho’s 'The Language Archive' is a poignant meditation on love, loss and all that gets lost in translation. It opens at the Corpus Playroom next week and you should all be getting very excited! The Language Archive // Corpus Playroom // May Week Mainshow Get your tickets here: https://www.adctheatre.com/whats-on/play/language/

11th June 2017 4:11pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Come to Churchill College to celebrate the end of a brilliant year of theatre! The traditional Pimm's and Barbeque are back, along with a few new surprises! There is no cost for entry, but you must be a CUADC member to attend the garden party, so make sure you have your membership card with you! You can buy a one year membership for £5 here: http://cuadc.org/get-involved/membership/ The garden party takes place at the top of the hill at the back of Churchill College, ask the porters for directions, if you're not sure.

11th June 2017 4:03pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: CUADC Presents 'The Language Archive' George is a brilliant linguist who spends his days cataloguing and studying dying languages. Meanwhile, his marriage is crumbling and his wife Mary is leaving him. Despite being fluent in Greek, Latin, French, Cantonese, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese and Esperanto, he doesn’t have the words to ask her to stay. Julia Cho’s 'The Language Archive' is a poignant meditation on love, loss and all that gets lost in translation. The Language Archive // Corpus Playroom // May Week Mainshow Get your tickets here: adctheatre.com/whats-on/play/language/

6th June 2017 5:10pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: ★★★★★ from Varsity! "The directing and the acting live up to the challenges of the writing, and this production is proof that Cambridge student drama has an abundance of integrity, intelligence and conscience." Get your tickets to see Nine Parts of Desire at the Corpus Playroom before it's too late! Nine Parts of Desire // Corpus Playroom // Week 3 Mainshow Tickets available at adctheatre.com/desire

18th May 2017 1:24pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: “This is about giving a voice to Iraqi women, and women in general." Varsity have written a preview of Nine Parts of Desire, which opens at the Corpus Playroom next week, and it sounds like it's going to be a great play! Nine Parts of Desire // Week 3 Corpus Main // CUADC Get your tickets at: adctheatre.com/desire

15th May 2017 6:25pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Nine Parts of Desire opens at the Corpus Playroom next week. Inspired by a trip to Baghdad in 2003, Heather Raffo's Nine Parts of Desire shouldn't be missed! Nine Parts of Desire // Corpus Playroom // Week 3 Mainshow Get your tickets at: adctheatre.com/desire

14th May 2017 5:41pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Nine Parts of Desire opens at the Corpus next week, and they've made an incredible trailer! Inspired by a trip to Baghdad in 2003, Heather Raffo's NINE PARTS OF DESIRE draws on hundreds of interviews to explore the stories of nine Iraqi women, spanning the decades between the first and second Gulf Wars and occupation. nine women. nine stories. three actors. 16/05 - 20/05 // 7PM // Corpus Playroom Nine Parts of Desire // Corpus Playroom // Week 3 Mainshow adctheatre.com/desire Trailer by Aaron Kilercioglu

14th May 2017 5:37pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: 5 Stars from Varsity "The brilliant cast handle the energy with relish: like a champion relay team, they pass round the dramatic baton with precision and strength." Only two more nights to see this fantastic production. Get your tickets here adctheatre.com/mojo

12th May 2017 9:12am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: 5 Stars from CTR! "With an idiosyncratic and always entertaining script, a rock-solid cast, and a great production all working in harmony, I have no doubt this play will stand out among the term's offerings. Not to be missed." Get your tickets before it's too late adctheatre.com/mojo

11th May 2017 8:32am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Nine Parts of Desire opens at the Corpus Playroom next week and the Facebook event has just gone live! Inspired by a trip to Baghdad in 2003, this play is a beautiful exploration of the lives of nine Iraqi women that span the decades between the first and second Gulf Wars and occupation. It's going to be a wonderful play. Get your tickets here: https://www.adctheatre.com/whats-on/play/nine-parts-of-desire/

8th May 2017 5:15pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: "Throughout the rehearsal, I am overwhelmed by the infectious energy of the cast and crew, who have been working collaboratively in their creation of the play. Their energy ensures ‘MOJO’ certainly has more than enough mojo to make it worth your while seeing this week at the ADC." TCS have released a preview of MOJO, which opens tomorrow at the ADC. Check out the Facebook event MOJO // ADC // Week 2 Mainshow

8th May 2017 2:44pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: MOJO opens in two days and have released an amazing trailer! You can buy tickets here https://www.adctheatre.com/whats-on/play/mojo/

7th May 2017 7:30pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: MOJO opens at the ADC Theatre next week, and Louis Rogers took some very moody pictures of the cast. Check out the rest of them on the Facebook event MOJO // ADC // Week 2 Mainshow Stay tuned on the event for more exciting previews over the next few days!

5th May 2017 5:07pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Shout out to best Club Publicist ever. Good luck and goodbye Lewis Scott.

2nd April 2017 9:14pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Our Lent Term Musical this year, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opens tonight! Check out some of the shots from our dress rehearsal today! Get your tickets now: http://www.adctheatre.com/howtosucceed Credits: Oscar Yang

15th March 2017 6:03pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Discover more what's going on behind the scenes as we prepare for How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying https://t.co/Cqyri2w2YX

14th March 2017 11:32am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: "I left the @adctheatre with a smile on my face, ‘Coffee Break’ playing in my head on repeat, and plans to go back to see the real thing!"

14th March 2017 11:31am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Toby Waterworth tells us about playing the ambitious and determined Finch in @howtosucceedadc. https://t.co/8H7B7pGp6I @adctheatre

11th March 2017 11:00am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Heather Conder tells us about playing the charming and confident Smitty in @howtosucceedadc. https://t.co/TjL4KZ6o8R @adctheatre

10th March 2017 11:00am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: ☆☆☆☆ 1/2 stars for THE SHAPE OF THINGS! Still a few chances to catch the show, get tickets at adctheatre.com/shapeofthings

9th March 2017 1:58pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Rachel-Marie Weiss tells us about playing the female lead Rosemary in @howtosucceedadc. https://t.co/JUAoQStMXX @adctheatre

9th March 2017 11:00am


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Our #musical @howtosucceedadc is opening on the @adctheatre stage in one week! Have you bought your tickets yet?

8th March 2017 7:45pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Geraint Owen tells us about his role and experience as Assistant Director in @howtosucceedadc. https://t.co/sDAQDONNCp @adctheatre

8th March 2017 5:15pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: #Love #Art #Manipulation. The Shape of Things brings all three together whilst asking where the boundaries between them lie. @adctheatre

8th March 2017 5:05pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: You can discover more about the team behind @howtosucceedadc over on the @adctheatre blog. https://t.co/HTRkmK0Brh

8th March 2017 4:57pm


Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club posted: Just a normal day in the office... https://t.co/VkccRtQOYy @adctheatre

8th March 2017 2:48pm


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