News & events

  • Update on 2020/2021 Season

    Committee Update (12 August 2020) After some deliberation and given the continuing uncertain situation, the committee, together with Jeff and Marie, have decided to postpone any decision on our plans for the 2020/21 season until October. Continuing restriction on rehearsing, social distancing, audience numbers etc make planning any kind of event uncertain to say the least and NODA Scotland have Continue Reading

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  • Fundraising through music for The Lavender Touch charity.

    One Musical Director,  TWO songs, 50 singers, 50 individual recordings, several ‘zoom’ rehearsals and many technical challenges . In normal times, we would have already chosen our next show but unfortunately, given the current times, this has not been possible. Lockdown leaves us unsure of when we will be able to get back to entertaining the public in the way that we Continue Reading

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  • COVID-19 Response

    Normally the committee, Jeff and Marie would now be busy preparing for the AGM and discussing our plans for 2021. However, these are not normal times. Given the current uncertainty, we are unable to hold an AGM and it is still very uncertain what the ‘new normal’ is going to be like over the next few months. With that in Continue Reading

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  • Meet your cast of Anything Goes

    Today is the day! The SS American is setting sail at 7.30pm tonight. All of the cast and supporting crew are ready to depart and they’d love to take you on their journey. But before we set sail, we’d like to help you navigate your way through the many faces of this year’s production. So, let’s cast off! For those Continue Reading

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  • Cast Announcement

    Following successful casting auditions last week (9th & 10th September), we are delighted to announce the cast for our 2020 production of Anything Goes. The competition was fierce and our production team would like to thank everyone who came along to try out. In addition to our company rehearsals on Monday evenings, our principles will start rehearsals from this Wednesday. LET'S Continue Reading

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  • Anything Goes Auditions

    For this year's production of Anything Goes, we are looking for a number of principles, supporting character roles and dancers. Auditions will be held at the Burgh Primary School in Galashiels on Monday 9th September (Dance) and Tuesday 10th September (singing and acting). Auditions information, including songs and monologues were provided to the cast in the first few weeks of rehearsals. Continue Reading

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  • Welcome night for 2020

    Our new season began on 26th August 2019. If you are interested, come along and meet the company, hear what Jeff and Marie have to say about their plans for 'Anything Goes' and have a sing through some of the numbers. Anything Goes is a funny, lively show with lots of well known numbers you will recognize. Membership is open Continue Reading

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  • Anything Goes 2020

    Our 2020 production is the classic Anything Goes. Set aboard the luxury liner the S.S. American, where nightclub singer Reno Sweeney is en-route from New York to England, her friend Billy Crocker has stowed aboard to be close to his true love, debutante Hope Harcourt.  Unfortunately Hope is engaged to wealthy English aristocrat Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Billy’s boss, Wall Street Continue Reading

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  • Meet the cast of Sweet Charity

    Opening night in drawing closer. This is the point of the process that the cast and production team both love and dread at the same time. Not only do our wonderful cast have to remember their dance moves, lines and songs, but they also have to negotiate with scenery, props and eventually the rest of the theatrical arts that get Continue Reading

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  • How do I get tickets for Sweet Charity?

    We have only five weeks to go until opening night and rehearsals are well under way and progressing nicely! Sweet Charity is famous for being full of Bob Fosse signature choreography and it’s difficult to watch a music video these days without seeing Fosse inspired moves in action - Beyone- Single ladies... 90% Fosse, 10% Beyone. Our Ms Fosse herself, Continue Reading

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