Wombourne Players
Wombourne Players
The Wombourne Players are always looking to recruit new members and would invite any one who may be interested to come along to a Monday rehearsal (8pm @ Wombourne Community Centre, Church Road, Wombourne, WV5 9EZ), and see what goes on.

For experienced actors looking to take on lead roles we can offer plenty of opportunities. Our choice of production is currently limited to the cast we have available but with more actors to choose from the more ambitious the project we can take on. Never a society afraid to undertake a challenge, past productions include "Stepping Out", "Abigail's Party", "Pride and Prejudice", "Talking Heads" and four "all singing, all dancing" pantomimes!

                                                                  Rehearsing "Dick Whittington"

We are also committed to introducing new members to the delights of amateur dramatics and one of the most rewarding parts of a director's job is watching newcomers take on small roles and grow in confidence. For anyone who thinks it is too late to learn new skills - think again! If you've ever thought that this might be something you'd like to try your hand at, then now is the time!

                                                                   Back stage on "The Hollow"

Amateur Dramatics is not just about the acting. Every production is supported by a dedicated stage crew whose hard work behind the scenes ensures the performance goes as smoothly as possible. Whether it's helping out with costumes and make-up or opening the curtain, there are always jobs that need to be done.

                                                                    "The Noble Spaniard" set build

For two weeks before opening night the society pulls together to build the set and this is where many hands make light work. Work here covers all manner of skills, from building and painting scenery to covering sofas and hanging curtains.

                                                                      Many hands make light work!

We also aim to provide all of the required furniture and props ourselves and are always looking for unusual objects, from plastic lobsters to edible newspaper!

                  Transforming the furniture for period classic "Pride and Prejudice"

On performance nights we also need a large team of volunteers to help staff the essesntial "Front of House" roles. This includes selling programmes, sweets and raffle tickets and making those much needed cups of tea for the interval.

Whatever your skill or level of experience, we can find a place for you in
The Wombourne Players!

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