Due to circumstances outside of our control, our Auditions for ‘Grease’ will not be held on the 10th and 12th September 2021 as originally advertised. We look forward to seeing everyone at our new Audition dates over the following weekend: Friday 17th September 2021 Years 12 & 13 and 16 Years and over Registration 5.30…
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Venue : Trinity College Students Union (Taphouse) SA31 3EP Friday 10th September 2021 Years 12 & 13 and 16 Years and over Registration 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm Audition 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm Sunday 12th September 2021 Years 5 & 6 Registration – 9.00 am to 10.00 am Auditions 10.00 am to 11.30 am…
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Are you ‘the one that we want?’ Fancy being a T-Bird or a Pink Lady? We are delighted to announce that we have secured the licence to stage the world’s best loved musical ‘Grease’ during February Half Term 2022. We are looking forward to pulling out all the stops and ‘electrifying’ our audiences. Auditions will…
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Special Announcement

We have made the decision to postpone our planned production of Shrek from February Half Term 2022 to February Half Term 2023. However, we are planning to bring a little bit of West End magic to the Lyric Theatre in February Half Term 2022. We are finalising our plans and hope that we will be…
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Nancy Butters Celebrates her 105th Birthday

Nancy Butters celebrated her 105th birthday on 20 March 2021.  She is a great supporter of the Youth Opera and former committee member. We all wish Nancy a very Happy Birthday.  What an amazing achievement!

Half Term Update

We hope that everyone is staying safe during these difficult times. Traditionally, February Half Term week is always show week for Carmarthen Youth Opera and Tuesday is very often our opening night. Who would have thought as we opened ‘My Fair Lady’ a year ago, how much the world would change! Sadly, due to the…
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Margaret Morris

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Margaret Morris, one of CDYO’s longest serving and popular volunteers. Margaret was one of CDYO’s founder members, and served as Trustee, Treasurer, and prompt for much of that time. Her commitment and devotion to CDYO was unstinting, and as one of the pillars…
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Patronage Announcement

Carmarthen and District Youth Opera is delighted and proud to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has accepted an invitation to extend her Patronage for a further period. The Patronage was first announced by Her Royal Highness during a special Youth Opera performance at the Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen in June 2010. Since…
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Important Notice

After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 situation and the ongoing restrictions, we have made the difficult decision that we will not be able to stage our annual live production at the Lyric Theatre during February Half Term 2021. Whilst we are extremely disappointed to have had to take this decision, we are also conscious…
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NODA Awards

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WEALTH OF TALENT IN OUR HOME TOWN OF CARMARTHEN. Carmarthen amateur dramatic societies swept the board in the 2020 NODA Wales and Ireland awards last night. We are delighted to share that our 2019 production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was awarded with – Best Stage Management & Technical and Best…
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