Local (Swiss) societies
GEDS - The Geneva English Drama Society was founded in 1933. It provides a diverse theatre programme with a wide variety of styles and periods. A typical season includes 3-4 full stage productions and 20 fortnightly staged playreadings, plus workshops and social events. The play readings normally attract 50-100 people, and provide onstage roles for both experienced and aspiring actors.
NODA - The National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) was founded in 1899 "to protect and advance the interests of Operatic and Dramatic Art, and of Societies engaged therein." It has a membership of some 2,500 amateur societies and 3,000 individual enthusiasts throughout the UK, staging musicals, operas, plays, concerts and pantomimes in a wide variety of performing venues, ranging from the country's leading professional theatres to tiny village halls.
On-line guidesGuide To Technical Theatre - Aiming to eventually be the best resource for practical information and advice about technical theatre for theatre folk at any level.
The Singers' Site - If you have a passion for pop, jazz or opera - happy amateur, budding wannabe or seasoned pro there's something here to get your vocal cords vibrating!
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms - Claims to be the biggest theatre glossary on the Web, now in it's ninth year. Over 1610 terms now listed, and more added monthly.
British Theatre Guide - Includes a glossary of theatre terms.
A brief history of Theatre - This guide explains the history of theater from the ancient Greeks to what theater looks like today.
Geneva area information
Welcome to Geneva - The Economic Promotion Office promotion web site. Includes lots of information about the region around Geneva, city guides and maps.
International theatre guides
London Theatre Guide - You'll find everything you need to know about London theatre - all the news, what to see and how to book - here at the official site of the Society of London Theatre.
Performing Rights Society - Collects license fees for the public performance and broadcast of musical works. It distributes this money to its members - writers and publishers of music.