Welcome to caods
- Chelmsford's leading amateur musical and dramatic society. Providing
local audiences with West End style quality productions since 1910,
caods uses professional directors
and musicians to support its talented amateur cast. Affiliated to
the National Operatic & Dramatic Association, caods
has achieved rare status in winning numerous NODA awards for its
productions in recent years.
caods present two shows a year
at the Civic Theatre, and with its modern, yet intimate auditorium,
and state-of-the-art staging and lighting perfectly showcases the
society's top-drawer productions. caods appeal for Chelmsford audiences
seems to be our ability to simultaneously surprise and delight.
From Bizet to Berlin, Lerner & Loewe to Lloyd Webber caods eclectic
mix of musicals ensures continued success and an enviable reputation.
has charitable status and has been self-funding since its inception.
It currently has over 57 acting and 76 non-acting members.