On Stage – February 2020

Kia ora koutou and a happy new year to you all!
Attached is our first newsletter for 2020 which includes a diary of our upcoming productions etc.

Important things to note:

  • Auditions for our first production – Ben Elton’s “Gasping” are to be held at the Little Theatre Short St Matamata tomorrow – Sunday 3rd February at  2pm and on Tuesday 4th February at 7pm.  
    PRODUCTION DATES 2 – 9th MAY 2020 For further details contact -Julie Taylor Email: julieandimogen@xtra.co.nz or Phone: 022 0608669  
  • First Friday Flicks – 21st February at 7:30pm, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz  in “Youth”
  • Short & Sweet 10 minute play writing competition. Entry forms can be found on the society website www.mds.org.nz or contact us for a copy. Entries close on 20th March 2020 and we plan to stage the six winning short plays on Thurs July 23 – Sat 25 at 7.30 with a Matinee on Sun 26 at 2.00pm 2020.
  • Weekend Workshop ‘Finding Your Inner Actor’ with Julie Taylor Sat 14 – Sun 15 March  Cost – only $25. Spaces are limited so be sure to register early. You can do this online on the theatre website or phone 07 888 9567.

Yours in theatre

Yvonne On Stage February 2020

On-Stage – November 2019

Kia ora koutou

Attached is latest newsy newsletter from Wanda and the team at Matamata Dramatic Society.
We are also planning another Short & Sweet season next year. So if you are keen to have a go at writing a ten minute play for consideration – get your pencils sharpened! Entries close on 20th March 2020 and we plan to stage the six winning short plays from Jun 25th – 28th 2020.

I have attached an entry form and criteria sheet in case you are keen.

All the best for the busy season (aren’t they all?!)


Dramatic Society Entry Form 2020 & Criteria.docx
Nov 2019 On Stage Newsletter


On-Stage – October 2019

Hi all
Attached is our latest newsy newsletter from the Matamata Dramatic Society.  A big thank you to all those who supported and helped to make our last production “Allo, Allo” such a successful season.

Check out the dates in the newsletter for other great theatrical events over the next few months.

We are also hosting the Short & Sweet competition once again in 2020 – so get out your pens / laptops and have a go at writing a 10 minute play!


October On-Stage 2019