About IDS

dra·ma (–noun)
Origin: 1505–15; < LL < Gk drâma action (of a play),
equiv. to drâ(n) to do + -ma n. suffix

1. any situation or events having vivid, emotional, interesting or intense conflicting forces


The Independent Drama Society, Inc. is a not-for-profit company dedicated to upholding the values of openness and collaboration in order to produce excellent and enjoyable theatre. Through providing the Boston community with unique and inclusive artistic opportunities, such as exclusively open call auditions and the chance to direct full-scale productions, IDS seeks to involve all regardless of training or experience, and to be a home for anyone with a passion for theatre.

"Drama is life with the dull bits cut out."

-Alfred Hitchcock