Who or what is NODA?

NODA is the abbreviated name for the National Operatic and Dramatic Association of which the Manx Operatic Society are a member of.  NODA provide professional support to amateur theatre.

Our NODA representative for the North West region is Mr Eddie Regan.

Our NODA North West Councillor is Mrs Christine Hunter-Hughes.

A representative from NODA attend our productions in a judging capacity which usual result in nominations at the Annual Awards Presentation held in Blackpool.  Nominees and/or a Committee member are usually in attendance at the presentation.


NODA’s Mission Statement:

We are here to support the education and information needs of individuals and organisations with high quality services and products that contribute to the success of amateur theatre, as well as encouraging appreciation of the sector by participants and audiences alike.


NODA aims to:

  • Give a shared voice to the amateur theatre sector
  • Help amateur societies and individuals achieve the highest standards of best practice and performance
  • Provide leadership and advice to enable the amateur theatre sector to tackle the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.