Young Actor of Mann

The winner of the Young Actor of Mann 2019 was Abbie Williams and the runner up was Roman Trimble.

The Young Actor of Mann is an annual competition open to residents in the Isle of Man between the ages of 13 & 19 years. Competitors are required to perform two contrasting pieces from Published Plays and Musical Theatre, including Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw,‎ Les Misérables, Oklahoma and many more!

This year the Young Actor of Mann competition will coincide with the One Act Play Festival in February where 11 contestants will perform two different pieces to an audience and visiting One Act Play Festival adjudicator. Once all the competitors have performed the adjudicator will take some time to decide a winner and runner up.

MADF provides a Bursary to the value of £500 for the winner to be used for fees towards attending a UK Summer School / Holiday workshop at a Drama school of the winner’s choice.

The prize must be taken within 18 months of the Final taking place.



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