Once upon a time...
Stickyback Theatre are a predominately comedy lead theatre company based in London. Set up in 2011 it has delivered touring shows, commissioned works, creative projects and world collaborations. Stickyback often play at leading theatre festivals.
A trust in personal narratives and development are at the core of the work which often fuses multiple theatrical disciplines. Puppetry, clown and commedia dell’arte are deeply rooted in our play. Everything is in house made, utilising skills to enhance work by new collaborators and artists.
Stickyback run workshops in Commedia, mask making, clown, creative writing and puppetry. They have taught all over the UK at drama schools and institutions as well as internationally.
2019 saw them initiate The Traveling Masks project. A world first in its aims to spread theatre from grass roots companies world wide. They are Comedy Award winners having beat over 700 shows to the title at 2013 Brighton Fringe and runners up in 2014.