Drama Competition

The ISA Drama Competition is an annual celebration of the dramatic arts. ISA Members’ schools from across the country perform live in competition with one another. Each performance is then assessed by an independent judge against set criteria.

Drama Competition 2022

The Drama competition 2022 is scheduled to be held live in two rounds:

North: Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate, YO26 9SS – 15 March 2022

South: Luckley House School, RG40 3EU – 29 and 30 March 2022

ISA Drama Competition Rules and Guidelines 2022

This competition is now closed to entries. Thank you to everyone who has entered.

ISA Drama Competition 2021 – Results

The Drama competition 2021 was held online. Well done to everyone who took part despite the circumstances and congratulations for providing such brilliant performances. Congratulations to the winners, a full list of whom can be found below. You can also view last year’s performances by clicking on the adjacent links.


Best Infant Production: St James Preparatory School. The Nativity
Best junior production: The Mead School. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Best middle production: LVS Ascot. Variations
Best senior production: Farlington School. Teen

Individual Performance
Best junior boy performer: Thomas Gerrish as Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The Mead School
Best junior girl performer: Rosie Robertson as Alice in Variations. LVS Ascot
Best middle/senior boy performer:  Josef Cooper as Joe in Zero One Six. Luckley House School
Best middle/senior girl performer: Isabella Corney as Ophelia in Hamlet. Portland Place School

Adjudicator’s Discretionary Awards
Reserve awards – Musical Theatre, Devised work, best costume etc and any other that the adjudicator may deem appropriate.

Best costumes & Props: Leighton Park School – A Christmas Carol
Best Devised Piece: Luckley House School – Zero One Six
Special Entertainment Award: Torwood House School – Merry Halloween

If you have any queries about our competitions, please contact us at ISAarts@isaschools.org.uk.

Only schools whose Head is a member of the ISA are eligible to enter these competitions. Please contact our membership department if you wish to make an enquiry about joining the ISA.