Schools from across the UK apply to take part in the school drama
programme. Each school will submit a 60 second presentation
6 schools will be chosen to participate in the finals.
Each school group, maximum of 5
students, will perform a 10 minute piece for the iSDA finals with the help of their celebrity mentor. Each mentor will hold workshops with students to develop their creative thinking, writing and performance skills.
Please note: Only a maximum of 5 students are able to perform,
however each group will be allowed 1 extra student to help with script
writing and directing. (Please see our rules for additional information)
The finals of iSDA will be held at a theatre in London before an
audience of parents, friends, actors, industry professionals, dignities and
A panel of industry professionals will act as adjudicators, awarding
marks for certain criteria, for example; script writing, timing and
Awards will be given for
Winners of Best Production will also be invited to lunch with Rudolph