Past and current projects are listed here. If you are interested in programming one of these projects or in creating something completely new, we would love to hear from you! Please contact us at matipoprod@gmail.com.

Asha and the Troll

STEAM On!

Asha and the Troll is a funny, friendly, modern folk tale for 7-11 year olds. It is a theatre for young audiences production, with elements of storytelling, music and puppetry. We are swapping technical requirements for good old imagination, and as such, Asha and the Troll can be performed anywhere, in a COVID safe way. 

Asha + The Troll centres around the themes of empathy, agency and friendship. It is based on the traditional Norwegian folk story ‘The Boy Who Had An Eating Match With a Troll’, and can be linked to KS2-3 humanities and PSHE curriculums. 

STEAM On! Is a set of themed  Arts activity  resources created and shared over the summer holidays of 2020.

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths through what we at Matipo know best... the Arts! You can do the activities at home by yourself, with your siblings or with an adult helper. 

STEAM On! is a programme of fun filled learning activities for 5-11 year-olds made and delivered by Matipo as part of Essex 2020. 

Hot House

Dystopian crisis rages outside a garden of Eden greenhouse. The girl grown there to save the world yearns for anything else. Guilt, repression and sense of self are explored in this hot-housed coming of age, experimental drama.

Hot House had Research + Development scratch performances at The Garage (Norwich) and The Bedford (Balham) June 2019, Rehearsed reading Crossrail Place Roof Garden September 2019.

Fleeced

Stories emerge and overlap in this energetic dark comedy exploring our identities and how we construct them, as part of a flock that feel Fleeced.​

Fleeced is a 1 hour long play, first developed with The Redbridge Youth Theatre Workshop.​

Professionally performed at The Redbridge Drama Centre (2017), Bread and Roses Theatre (2018) and Space Arts Centre (2018)

BUILDING UTOPIA

Building Utopia is a public installation that first took place at Harlow’s Eastgate Gallery on 29th February (2020).


Participants learnt about concepts of Utopia through time and around the world. They designed posters for an imagined civilisation, added their ideas to the Wall Of Change and made buildings, gardens and more to add to the central ‘Future City’ installation.

They came to make, came to talk, came to watch and came to think about the past and the future.

SIDES

Poetry intertwined with forms in nature. Hands reached. Oil dripped.

The SIDES exhibition documented an ongoing exploration in natural sculpture and repetitive process. It considered the intersection between organically occurring realities and human intention.

In support of SIDES, Sally ran four workshops bringing local people of all ages into the Eastgate Gallery (2020).

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