Orpen Players

Community Theatre in West Bergholt, Colchester

What our members say

The Orps are a really friendly and welcoming group who will welcome anybody to the family
Anne Sexton
The fun thing about Orpen is that they pretty much allow you to do whatever you feel you can do. I’ve acted in plays but I’ve also operated the sound effects up in the box at the back of the Orpen Hall.
Joseph Sales
Pretty much anything he feels he can do
I love being part of the Orpen players, everyone is very friendly and welcoming both kids and adults. We are like one big happy family and I love the way we all come together especially at show time
Milly Hack

Latest news

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Cinderella Postponed

Given the current situation with the Omicron covid variant, we have reluctantly decided we can not go ahead with the planned performances of Cinderella at the end of January/start of…

Panto Auditions

Covid and casting permitting, our panto will be Cinderella. Auditions are on Monday 4th October at 7:30pm and Friday 8th October at 8:00pm, both in the Orpen Hall. All welcome.…

Workshops 20th Sept & 27th Sept

We’re holding a couple of panto workshops on Monday 20th and Monday 27th September, give us a chance to get back into the swing of things before launching into full…

Cheese and Wine Evening 17th September

Our recruitment drive was set in motion at the Village Fete. We engaged with a lot of new faces, many of whom expressed an interest in joining. Our next step…

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