CURRENT SHOWS

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TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

Matriark will touring Urza and the Song in the Dark this July! The following dates have been announced with more details to come.

Urza is recommended for ages 7+ and runs for 60 minutes.

 

Matriark wants to make sure anyone can enjoy our work and are committed to ongoing inclusivity. If you have accessibility requirements please get in touch with us and we'll work with you to ensure an amazing experience for you and your child.

 

For more info or any questions contact us on info@matriarktheatre.com and we'll help make sure you can make it to the show.

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SUPPORTED BY:

This project is supported by the NSW state government through Create NSW.

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IN DEVELOPMENT

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Empathy through collaborative storytelling.

Using digital devices, the audience become adventurers, led on a journey of discovery as they photograph, interview, imagine and map the world around them. This information becomes a Codex, a permanent record of the present and a bridge to the future.

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The terrifying streets of childhood

A team of young writers develop a series of short horror stories for young audiences under the mentorship of a skilled storyteller. This will be produced and streamed as a new, high-quality podcast of unsettling stories for kids: 'Eerie Street'.

MORE INFO ABOUT HOW TO APPLY HERE

This project is supported by the NSW state government through Create NSW.

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PAST SHOWS

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THE SECRET WORLD

WALLENDOON STREET,  COOTAMUNDRA

11TH-12TH OCT, 2019

Open the door into The Secret World and be immersed in a colourful universe of curious creatures and quirky stories. Created by an ensemble of local young people, this digital and experiential art tour explores their experiences living in the Riverina. Audiences explored Cootamundra by foot discovering interactive art installations and performances while piecing together the untold stories of young people living in the Riverina.

SUPPORTED BY... 

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MONSTROSITIES

VARIOUS TOURNG

2018-19

Playful, roaming, shaggy, vibrant, quirky, chilled-out monsters,hanging out in public spaces around Sydney.

Performers in big, shaggy suits move from subtle ritualistic dance in under-appreciated spaces to large, amazingly ostentatious performance moments. The Monstrosities has popped up all over Australia since it was created (get in touch if you'd like to have it at your event!)

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THERE IS A TRIBE OF KIDS

CITY OF SYDNEY LIBRARIES 2018-19

Adapted by Matriark Theatre from the book by Lane Smith,

published by Roaring Brook Publishing

A magical combination of live music, shadow puppetry and physical theatre brings to life the story of a boy looking for a place he belongs.

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107 Projects Inc &

Old 505 Theatre

 2015-16

The Holy City of GODFACE: built by gods, ruled by gods, populated with gods.

It's an election year and the Prime God will be decided. The competition will be brutal. Featuring fabulous life sized puppetry and physical comedy, GODFACE is political critique at its most animal. 

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107 Projects &

WOW Children's Festival

2013-14

A blanket fort.  A hairy Oph.  A boy left alone.

Mr Boy has lost his twin brother. Pursued by "Them", he sets off on a quest to find him with the aid of new friends and in the face of inescapable opposition. Join Matriark in the mother-of-all blanket forts for a celebration of child logic and the restorative power of the imagination.

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MUCH DELL'ARTE ABOUT NOTHING

Lend Lease Theatre Darling Quarter (Monkey Baa Theatre) & 

School Touring. 

2016-17

Welcome to the mad, bad, sad world of the Bard... Commedia style!

Much dell’Arte About Nothing is a hilarious mash-up of Shakespeare’s works, presented in the Commedia dell’Arte tradition. Utilising slapstick, masks, stage combat, dance and stock characters, watch familiar Shakespearean references be transformed and invigorated – all with a good dose of irreverence!

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Riverside Theatres &

School Touring

 2015-16

Commedia isn’t dead, it’s alive!

Dark dell’Arte is a gothic reimagining of Commedia dell’Arte, a disembowlingly hilarious, original and punchy satire of Gothic Fiction.

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Touring Schools and Venues

2018-19

Who knew death was so funny?

A punchy traditional Commedia dell'Arte Canovaccio. Pantalone has been given 24 hours to live, now he has to decide who gets his inheritance. The fight is on!

Commedia della Morte is available for school tours ongoing. Get in touch if you're interested in having it at your school.

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