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RMS receive key to their New Home... "The Station House"
The Success of the society was given a much needed encouragement, when it was the first musical society to be awarded a licence to operate a former Garda Station from the OPW as a permanent home from which to expand its activities. Along with achieving charitable status this is a stamp of approval from state departments which will allow RMS to expand its calendar year and range of activities in and for the community of Rush.
The current layout of the building does not give us use of all the space available so we plan to carry out internal alterations over the next few months. This is where we hope you can help.
In order to secure the future of the society and to carry out the redevelopment of the “Station House” RMS is seeking support from the community. You can support RMS through any of a number of options

• ‘Friends of RMS’
• ‘Buy a Brick’
• Support ongoing RMS fundraising activities
• Business &Corporate Sponsorship
• Charitable Donation

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Future Development Plans
Having a new rehearsal space on the main street in the town allows for the society to expand activities throughout the year.

Workshops
September sees the society begin the show season with a set of workshops in order to encourage old and new members alike to up skill in areas such as acting styles, stagecraft, audition techniques singing and dance to name a few. These are always well attended and are open to all in the community.

RMS Youth Theatre
To encourage the participation in musical theatre RMS plans to provide a performance platform for the wealth of young talent in Rush at an even earlier age. RMS Youth will be aimed at 13 plus age group and will present annual productions in Rush under the direction of an experienced production team. As well as the obvious benefits to the town of keeping our young people engaged this initiative will also ensure the society has a throughput of young trained aspiring performers participating in our annual productions into the future.
The first step towards will be a Christmas Pantomime to be staged in the Millbank Theatre This December in collaboration with Rush Drama Group. Casting for the pantomime will take place in September and will be open to youth from 13 years up to adult members.

Friends of Rush Musical Society, What is in it for you?
The ‘Friends of Rush Musical Society’ scheme offers a way of supporting us and being acknowledged for that support in perpetuity. Perhaps you are a past member, have had a son or daughter who has been amongst our ranks, would like to join us in the future or have enjoyed the experience of having live musical theatre on your doorstep.

On becoming a friend of the society you will receive a number of privileges as follows:

• Your Name featured on a Friends Plaque in the “Station House”
• Perpetual Name Listing in RMS Programme
• Priority booking for upcoming shows
• Notification of all public performances/Mailing List
• Gala Concert invitation

Buy a Brick
If you enjoy the benefits to our town, community and culture offered by the presence of having live Musical Theatre performed in Rush, why not ensure its future by helping us develop our home. The ‘Buy a Brick’ appeal allows you to assist in the re-development of the ‘Station House’ and will see you name stenciled on a brick internally to show your support.

Business / Corporate Sponsorship
If you or your business would like to support RMS through sponsorship, there are a range of sponsorship packages offering many mutual benefits. Sponsors may avail of tax exemptions under the Charities Act. For further information please contact
chairman@rushmusicalsociety.com

Charitable Donations
For those who wish to make a donation in excess of €250 these may qualify for tax exemption under the Charities Act.
For details please contact
chairman@rushmusicalsociety.com


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