No Dramie Awards

The Categories for the No Dramie Awards have been announced!

1. Favourite Workshop Moment.

Who was involved and why, maybe it was a specific improv scene.

2. Best Male Rear!

Exactly what it says.

3. Best Female Rear!


4. The Alan Rogers Participation Award.

An award for those folks who take part in Everything, y’know like Alan Rogers..

5. Bravest Carousel Performer.

Maybe its that person who charges in headlong every time not knowing where they are going to go, or maybe its the one who only takes part occasionally but is terrified every time!

6. Best Accent (performing accent!)

Be it in a workshop, a play ( or just playacting), who’s got the vocal talents?

7. Most Likely to take their top off!

You know who they are…

8.Least Punctual Award.

Who can we always depend on to turn up… eventually.

9. Best on-stage kiss

Couple of candidates for this, there were several snogs in the last few productions, but if foks puckered their lips at a workshop ( as part of the workshop!) you can vote for them here too.

10. Best Laugh.

The loudest, heartiest most distinct or just the most prolific. Who has the best laugh

11. Most Likely to end up in prison after a night out.

No Drama nights out at particularly legendary. who is the life and soul of the party?

12. Most Likely to be the next James Bond

Suave, sophisticated and always ready with a witty retort. Which nodrama member is most likely to land a role as bond.

13. Most Likely to be the ‘next’ Cate Blanchett.

Elegant, talented and holder of a ring or power.. ( I mean an oscar). Who do you think could step into her shoes?

14. Most Likely to appear in Fair City.

Who could reach the heady heights of Carrickstown?

Thats it. send your nomination for each category to

The Categories for the No Dramie Awards have been announced!

1. Favourite Workshop Moment

2. Best Male Rear!

3. Best Female Rear!

4. The Alan Rogers Participation Award

5. Bravest Carousel Performer.

6. Best Accent (performing accent!)

7. Most Likely to take their top off

Laughalot Improv Comedy

When: Thursday, 01 July 2010, 21:00 – 23:00
Where: The Duke Pub, Duke Street
What: No Drama presents: Laughalot Improv Comedy @ The Duke!
NoDrama presents: Laughalot Comedy Improv

The first of our soon-to-be regular shows with our new format Improv Comedy Shows which run monthly in the Duke pub!

Come watch as our improvisation comedy performers play a series of unrehearsed games based around suggestions from the audience!

Show starts 9pm sharp, doors open 8:45pm.

Seats can be reserved in advance by phoning 085 2108866


No Drama cannot be held responsible for split sides or sore faces from laughing, although we will be responsible for both!

AGM and The ‘No Dramies’

No Drama is pleased to announce our Annual AGM which will be held Saturday 3rd July at the Teacher’s Club on Parnell Square. The AGM will start at 8pm sharp. We will review the year and discuss our plans for the new year!!

No Dramies
No Dramies

After the AGM, we will be celebrating the end of the of the Drama year with the first ever “No Dramies” Awards Night! We have selected PRESTIGIOUS categories where we will be accepting nominations in advance and awarding the winner on the night!

Directly after the Awards we will continue the celebrations till late with music and, er, alcohol!!

This promises to be an AWESOME night with tears of joy, mental dancing, hairy hugs and random I love you comments much later into the night!

Note that there is a dress code of ‘Smart’ for this event, it is an awards ceremony with photographers after all, so get your glad rags on!! (No Jeans or t-shirts!!)

* If you wish to attend, you MUST RSVP by emailing by Thursday July 1st. (Sorry but clicking attendance on this page is not a RSVP, you must send an email) *

Keep an eye on your inbox over the next week, when we will be emailing you details of how to give your nominations!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Final Curtain on Me and My Friend / Old Saybrook

Our run of Me and My Friend and Old Saybrook in Smock Alley has wrapped.

Big thanks to everyone who was involved in making it the success that it was.

The Cast and Crew, everyone who got involved in doing promotion and production work, our directors, the very helpful staff at the Smock Alley and of course the audiences without whom it would not have been possible.

Sad to see it end but rest assured that we’ll start work on the next production very shortly.


Couple of Big Announcements

1. My and My Friend/ Old Saybrook

starts Next Wednesday in Smock Alley Theatre on Exchange st. Lower.

Show starts at 7.30pm Sharp.

All ticket enquiries to 085-2108866 Or Book Online

The show is running Wednesday through Saturday of that week

We are still looking for volunteers to help out backstage, drop a mail to if interested.

See the Cast List.

**EDIT** now see the cast!

2. Improv at the Kilkenny Fringe!

No drama are performing ‘Improvlova’ our comedy improv act in the Kilkenny Fringe Festival this weekend in the Springhill court hotel.

Show starts at 7.30 this friday!

3. No Workshop next week.

Because we’ll all be committed to the play next week , there are no workshops next Monday or Tuesday

Shindig Performance

This weekend we’re putting on a little thing we like to call the Shindig, our little showcase of the talent that can be found in no drama. It’s an opportunity for folks to put on a show for members friends and family.

The final touches are now being put in place. And we’re proud to announce the acts you will be seeing (in no particular order)

Cha Cha Cha – Dearbhla Lawlor , Joseph Kearney

He who gets slapped – Shane Robinson, Harry Walsh, Noel Murphy

The Sleeper in the ruins – Dan Scanlon, Neil Curran, Dave McGowan

The Moves – Laura McGovern

2 Gays and a Stray– Joe Kearney, Nigel Connor, Sean Markey

Clowning and Bank Holiday Update.

May Day!, May Day!

Another quick update to let you all know there is no nodrama workshop on this coming Monday 3rd of May as it is a bank holiday.

Also Jamie Carswell’s Clowning Workshop has been rescheduled to Saturday 29th of May, put it in your calendars folks!

Places are still available for the above, no drama members can book their place by paying the discounted rate of 15€ at any of the upcoming workshops. Anyone else interested in booking a place should e-mail to arrange a booking at the standard rate of 30€.

Clowning Workshop

Announcing our next specialised workshop. Clowning with Jamie Carswell on 22nd of May, Jamie is returning following last years very interesting workshop.

Jamie is a man very passionate and knowledgeable about his craft, as you can see from this interview with‘s Darragh Doyle

Bookings for the workshop can be made via

anyone can book for 30€ , members of nodrama get a discounted rate.

Combat Workshop on this Saturday

This specialised workshop is taking place on Saturday April 10th from 11 – 5pm.

The cost is 20 euros for monthly paid up members and 30 for non-members.
The contents are:
Morning- this will focus on pure techniques and revisit quickly the slaps, punches and hair/ear pulling and move to the kicks and in distance punch head butt, head smashin, hip throws and fall etc. from the previous workshop. This is also to update those who were not at that workshop.

Lunchtime = around 1pm.

Afternoon – Scene adaption – either a scene or improv working in the techniques and the group will then put together a choreography.

Prebooking essential so please email before Thursday if you are up for it.