Young Actor of Mann

The winner of the Young Actor of Mann 2018 was Jack Smollen and the runner up was Joseph Long.

Young Actor of Mann 2019
First Round – 
Sunday 17th February
Final – Monday 22nd April 

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!

The first round will coincide with the One Act Play Festival in February where eight contestants will be selected to go through to the Final where they perform two different pieces, which is traditionally held on the Wednesday of Easter week and coincides with the Easter Festival of Plays. 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.

To enter the Young Actor of Mann competition please complete this form:

MADF-Young-Actor-of-Mann-Entry-Form-2019 (PDF)

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