MAT is a leading touring theatre company. We are dedicated to telling stories. Our aim is to take stories, myths and legends from different cultures and traditions, and retell them in new ways.


We tour to theatres and community venues throughout the Midlands and beyond. Previous productions include Prospero's Island, Lady Chatterley's Lover and The Children. More details here.

Who we are


David Allen is MAT's Artistic Director. He has directed numerous productions for the company, including Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Children and Good Person of Sezuan. He is the author of several books, including Stanislavski for Beginners and Performing Chekhov; as well as numerous articles on Disney theme parks.


Gill Adamson is MAT's Associate Director. She has directed several productions, including The Children and The Mothers.


Associate artists include:


David Calcutt - playwright. David's website can be found here.


Gina Biggs, actor and choreographer. Director of She Wolf Artistry. Her website can be found here.


Zak Hamza, director of OLV Films. His website can be found here.His website can be fo

Alongside our theatre tours, we also undertake special community projects, and work extensively in schools.


We have produced a number of unique community projects and tours, bringing together professional artists and members of the community. This includes The Children, The Mothers, The Good Person of Sezuan and our current project, The White Shining Land.


In our educational work, we specialise in a way of working known as Mantle of the Expert. We offer special projects, and training for teachers. Current work includes the New Street Station History Project. More details here.

Theatre Tours

Community and Educational Projects

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