Top Hat creative team and first meeting announced

We are very excited to announce the production team for Top Hat!

Director: Stuart Burrows
Musical Director: Sam Fisher
Choreographer: Kim Findlay

Stuart previously directed Sweet Charity for us and starred as Man in Chair in The Drowsy Chaperone, Sam worked with us on The Witches of Eastwick and is current MD of 9 to 5: The Musical, and Kim previously choreographed Guys and Dolls and The Drowsy Chaperone for the society and was Christmas Eve in Avenue Q. We think you'll agree that we have a pretty amazing an experienced team for our 2018 tip-tapping spectacular!



We are also pleased to announce that the pre-audition rehearsals and audition dates are as follows:

First get together - Tuesday 26th September; 8:30pm
Audition music/dance rehearsal - Thursday 28th September; 7:30pm
Audition music/dance rehearsal - Tuesday 3rd October; 7:30pm
Audition music/dance rehearsal - Thursday 5th October; 7:30pm
Auditions - Sunday 8th October; from 4pm
Auditions - Tuesday 10th October; 7:30pm
Recalls (if necessary) - Thursday 12th October; 7:30pm
First rehearsal - Tuesday 17th October; 7:30pm

All meetings will take place at St Barnabas Church, 146 Lavenham Road, Southfields SW18 5EP.

If you have any questions about the pre-audition meetings, or the auditions themselves, please email our dedicated Top Hat address at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Audition info will be available on the website from 26th September. Keep an eye on the website, and keep checking our Facebook and Twitter pages for Cygnets' updates. We can't wait to get started! 


Cast announced for 9 to 5: The Musical!

After two days of stellar auditions and some very tough decisions for the production team, we are delighted to announce the cast for our September show, 9 to 5: The Musical!

Take a look at the cast information page to see who will be struttin' their stuff on the Putney Arts Theatre stage from 5 - 9 September 2017We are tremendously excited about the cast, and can't wait to get started - it's gonna be a rip-snorter of a production!

Keep an eye out here, and on our our Facebook and Twitter pages for more details and box office information coming soon.


Let's Do It Review

We had a blast celebrating the life and work of Victoria Wood, performing Let's Do It for some enthusiastic audiences in St Barnabus Church - and it seems NODA enjoyed coming to see it too! 

Tony Sweeney was complimentary of our talented cast and the intent behind the show - click here to read the entire review.


9 to 5 Audition Dates

It's time to announce the dates for the first meeting, workshops and auditions for our next production, 9 to 5: The Musical!

Our auditions page contains all the necessary information, including full details of times and venues, and it also includes links to the audition forms, information pack and audition pieces.

The dates for your diary are:

Thursday 18th May - Introductory Meeting
Tuesday 23rd May - Music & dance audition workshop
Thursday 25th May - Music & dance audition workshop
Thursday 1st June - Auditions
Sunday 4th June - Auditions
Tuesday 6th June - Recalls

Can't wait to see you there!



9 to 5: The Musical Production Team

We have exciting news - we can officially reveal the superb creative team who will be heading 9 to 5: The Musical!

Director: Adam Walker-Galbraith
Musical director: Sam Fisher
Choreographer: Lauren O'Mara

The show is being performed early September this year at the Putney Arts Theatre. Stay tuned for more information regarding the first meeting and audition dates coming soon! Keep an eye on the website, and keep checking our Facebook and Twitter pages for Cygnets' updates. We can't wait to get started!


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Calendar of Events

Sat 19th August
Cygnets BBQ
Our annual BBQ where Cygnets old and new can get together and catch up!


Tue 5th - Sat 9th September
9 to 5: The Musical
Join us at Putney Arts Theatre for Dolly Parton's hilarious musical comedy!

Sat 30th Sep 

Cygnets' 20th Anniversary Party
Join us for a night to remember!



Past Show Photos

Sweet Charity

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The Importance of Being Earnest

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Cygnets on Twitter

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