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FAIRBANKS DRAMA IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR SEASON 53! Featuring something for everyone, from the popular and entertaining comedy "Fools" from Neil Simon, and the much loved "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens; to the rocking "Buddy Holly Story" including some of his greatest hits!! Download the NEW 2015 - 2016 Season Brochure now!



Founded in 1963, the Hap Ryder Fairbanks Drama Association has produced 53 consecutive years of community theatre. Our mission is to teach, produce, present, and support quality theatre for children and adults in the Fairbanks area and the State of Alaska — More About Us


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By Charles Dickens, and adapted by Romulus Linney / Performances: Dec 4 - 20, 2015

Audition Dates: October 7 & 8 at 7:00pm and October 10 at 2:00pm

Directed by Steve Mitchell


INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PART OF YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY THEATRE? Interested in meeting new people and expanding your skill set? — More Info


New Curtain Times!

Curtain time for all Friday and Satiurday performances is now 7:30 PM! Be sure to make a note on your calendar! — See Performance Schedule

Season Tickets:

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DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SAVE! Take advantage of BIG savings by buying Season tickets! Season tickets will save you time and money, while supporting FDA! We offer the best entertainment value featuring 100% local talent! Download our 2015-2016 season ticket form and order today!
For more info or to purchase a package call 456-PLAY Monday through Friday between 10 am and 5 pm. — More info


Recent Reviews

[Ring of Fire] ...succeeds because of its'sa worthy musical venture and a complimentary nod to the icon.
Fairbanks Daily News Miner, April 2015
The FDA production [To Kill a Mockingbird] is a sucker punch to the senses...well deserving of the standing ovation that eagerly leaped to its feet in the final moments of opening night.
Fairbanks Daily News Miner, Feb 2015