Community: Local Groups
We have many talented groups who hire Brentwood Theatre and bring their dance, musicals or plays to our audiences. Our regular local groups are listed below, with links for how to contact them. Most are always on the lookout for new members, whether as a performer or in a backstage role.
If you would like us to amend any details or add your group to our listing, please email us here.
Ad Hoc Players
Ad Hoc Players are an award winning amateur dramatics society, based in Havering, Essex. Formed in 1997, they are a friendly and active group and encourage their members to develop their skills and experience on stage and off.
Billericay Operatic Society
Billericay Operatic Society is an amateur dramatics society based in Essex, specialising in musical theatre. The society started in 1929 and despite having some moments throughout the years where it looked like we wouldn’t be able to continue, we have fought on and produced shows of increasingly high quality
Brentwood Operatic Society
Hutton Players are a fairly small group so there are always plenty of opportunities to be involved either performing, directing, working with scenery, costumes etc, assisting with lighting and sound, or working back stage.
Kytes Theatre Group
Shenfield Operatic Society
Shenfield Operatic Society. known as SOS, is an amateur dramatics society based in Essex, specialising in musical theatre. The society started in 1961 when a small group of teachers formed the St Martin’s Operatic and Dramatic Society at St Martin’s Boys’ School Hutton.
The College Players
Facebook / Contact – www.facebook.com/TheCollegePlayersEssex/
The New Venture Players
Havering based drama group with the sole ambition of performing high quality theatre. New members always welcome.
Dance Trix is a children’s and adult’s dance school, based predominantly in Billericay and Wickford. As teachers, we are qualified with the Professional Teachers of Dancing to associate level, having passed the required teaching qualifications.
Essex Dance Theatre
Essex Dance Theatre provides a range of opportunities for people across the county. The theatre’s staff introduce, develop, and sustain an interest in dance as a performing art and physical form of recreation.
Frances School of Drama
FSD is Essex’ largest provider of drama classes for children and adults alike, having been established for almost 20 years. We also offer music theatre classes, and have been putting on fantastic shows since 1996.