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Membership Structure The following are the Society's current membership types. Further information about the society's aims and structure can be found on our Constitution page Acting and Non-acting members (Voting) Pays a joining fee (currently £39) Pays an annual subscription £156 (payable as £13 per month) Pays a show performance fee (if performing on stage) . There is a reduction for full time students. Please talk to the membership secretary for details. Honorary Life members (Voting) A member who has rendered special or long service to the Society Recommended by the Committee at the A.G.M. and approved by the membership No subscription payable Honorary Life Vice Presidents (Non-Voting) Not currently a member Nominated at the AGM for truly outstanding supprt to the Society over many years No subscription payable Friends of the Society (Non-Voting) Pay annual fee (currently £30) Receive advance notice of Society performances/events Entitled to one free ticket for a show of their choice within a twelve month Special Friends of the Society (Non-Voting) Non-members who have made a truly supportive contribution to the Society's work are granted Special Friend of the Society status by the Committee at the AGM Recieve the benefits of Friends of the Society No subscripton payable Subscriptions     The subscription year runs from October to the following September.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The annual subscription helps to cover the costs of hiring rehearsal halls, pianists and general administration costs     Those wishing to perform on stage pay a performance fee for each show. This will vary depending on the cost of the show being produced but may be up to £55.       We use professional stage sets and costumes. Show fees only go a small way towards covering these costs. Ticket sales are vitally important as it is the revenue from these sales that will (hopefully) cover the balance of show costs. If a profit is made on any show, this goes into society funds towards future ventures and helps to provide financial stability for the society for the coming years.       Special payment arrangements can be made by contacting the Membership Secretary.       We hope you will consider joining us. To be in a show is a committment: our rehearsals are hard work but are fun and there is always a friendly atmosphere. NB: subscripton fees are set each year at the AGM. The fees quoted above are subject to change