UCD Dramsoc sweep the boards at the Irish Student Drama Association (ISDA) Festival

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UCD were represented by ‘The Waiting Room’, written & directed by Fiachra Fallon Verbruggen; ‘My Mother Said I Never Should’, written by Charlotte Keatley, directed by Rosa Bowden; and ‘Bedbound’, written by Enda Walsh, directed by Lisa Barry.

UCD productions were nominated in 9 out of the 13 categories, taking home 7 ISDA Awards, including Best Makeup Design (Bedbound), and then the standout show of the Festival, ‘My Mother Said I Never Should’, sweeping the boards with ISDA Awards for Best Lighting Design, Best Sound Design, Best Set Design, Best Actress (Amy O’Brien), Best Director (Rosa Bowden) and Best Overall Production.  Dramsoc also received nominations in the categories of Best Ensemble and Best Actor (Aaron O’Farrell).

There were also Awards on the night for NUIG, UCC (2), TCD (2), and a shared Award between NUIG and TCD.

UCD Dramsoc Alumni have included some of Irelands best known actors, playwrights, producers and technical designers, including Rosaleen Linehan, Conor McPherson, Mikel Murfi, Rory Nolan, Killian Scott and Willie White.


Article posted April 16, 2015 societies.ucd.ie.

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