About Us

Founded in 1934 and registered as a Charity in 1973, Drama Association of Wales exists to create opportunities for people to become actively involved in theatre activities which are rewarding, fun and of a high standard.

The Association boasts membership from across Wales, throughout the United Kingdom and internationally, many of whom have been valued members and journeyed with us throughout the years. Our members include amateur and professional theatre practitioners, playwrights, amateur drama groups, teachers, academics, schools, colleges and universities, anyone who has an interest in drama. 

We offer a wide and varied range of services to Drama in the Community. 

About Us

  • Training in many aspects of theatre, including annual Summer School
  • Festivals – DAW plays an active role as part of the United Kingdom Community Drama Festivals Federation (UKCDFF) with seven regional festivals held throughout Wales between March and May. More information is available here
  • Information and networking services to the whole range of participatory drama

DAW Constitution (PDF 89 KB)

Join Us

Current membership to the Association is £15.00 per Individual, £25.00 per Group, £18 per Individual Europe (please note there is a £1 sur charge for using PayPal). Membership runs from 1st April – 31st March. Please contact office@dramawales.org.uk for more details.

New and current members can pay via PayPal by using the drop down button below.


We always welcome new members.


The library has been with Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama since May 2014.

Updated May 2022

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