Welcome to Scottish Community Drama

Scottish Community Drama Association (SCDA)

Our Aims

  • to support and foster creativity in performance and writing throughout Scotland;
  • to support members and clubs in artistic, personal and social development;
  • to develop links and partnerships throughout the theatrical world and the voluntary sector;
  • to act as an advocate for community and amateur theatre.
In doing this, we: –
  • enthusiastically support and encourage the development of theatre arts and drama in the volunteer-led sector by promoting high quality standards and best practice amongst our members.
  • are proud to have members of all ages (from 8 to over 80!) from all over Scotland and offer a warm welcome to anyone interested in any aspect of amateur theatre
  • were formed in 1926 to further amateur drama throughout Scotland with particular emphasis on rural communities where no theatre existed.
  • link together drama societies, clubs and individuals, offering them advice, encouragement and practical support to further amateur and community drama.
  • encourage playwriting, provide an advisory service on all aspects of theatre, and organise a range of training workshops and festivals.

Our Base

Our National Office acts as a central hub, providing advice and supporting the network of clubs and members who are our most valuable assets.

Scottish Community Drama Association
Suite 88
Stirling, FK7 7RP
United Kingdom
Tel 01786 440077