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SCDA National AGM

This took place using Zoom on Saturday 7 November at 11am.

You can download the Agenda the Minute of the 2019 Meeting, the Trustees Report and Accounts  by clicking the links above.

Our own Drama Adviser Carole Williams interviews Ken Alexander.  There are sound issues with this recording, but we feel the wide interest this will have outweighs this.


In-Motion theatre in partnership with SCDA present 10 short monologues written by SCDA members and performed by professional actors.  The actors are:- Alan Cumming, Robin Laing, Caroline Deyga,  Mark Armstrong, Alasdair Hill and Lisa Nicoll (creative director of In Motion theatre.)

Clubs involved in Beyond The Headlines include Kirkton Players, Ury Players, Aberdour Players, Spotlights Community Youth Theatre, Thornhill Players, Greenock Players, Dunoon Players, Linlithgow Players and Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society

Please find the link on their website or via the In Motion Theatre YouTube channel


National Library Current position

While the Library at Summerhall will remain closed to the public for a while longer we are delighted to be able to advise that the postal service is re-commencing as of now.
Script requests go to
Please be patient as circumstances may delay processing.
We would ask that you don’t try and visit the Library. Scripts can however be returned to Summerhall reception with appropriate social distancing measures.
Please mark all packages with the Library name and your details – it makes Alison’s life so much easier

Continuing our series on choosing a play, SCDA’s National Drama Advisor, Carole Williams, in conversation with Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow about the process he uses for selecting plays to direct. Dominic shares his thoughts on what makes a good play and the importance of the ongoing relationship with the audience.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for the performing arts and venues sector

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