Who We Are

 

Peut-Être Theatre brings a surreal poetic aesthetic to the world of children’s theatre. Driven by a desire to create unforgettable early theatrical experiences for young audiences, Artistic Director Daphna Attias’ shows effectively combine the visual, the physical and the musical.

The company’s previous productions include: Tidy Up, Shh…Bang!, Dare to Sea, Clunk ,The Tin Soldier The Little Bird Who Stayed For Winter, Draw Me A Bird, The Bug and the Butterfly & This is a That.

Peut-Être Theatre have been touring nationally and internationally since 2008, to venues such as; Roundhouse, Royal Albert Hall, South Bank Centre, National Theatre, The Egg, Polka Theatre, Barnsley Civic, and Arc Stockton.

“It’s moving to think that this is the first experience of theatre for some in the audience.”
The Stage

“Peut-être Theatre raises the bar of children’s theatre in concept, design, and execution.”
British Theatre Guide

“Proof that children’s theatre can be beautiful and brainy without losing sight of a good old-fashioned story.”
What’s On Stage


daphnaDaphna Attias – Artistic director

Daphna is Artistic director of Peut-Être Theatre She has directed all of the company’s work to date: Shh…Bang!, Dare to Sea, The Tin Soldier, Clunk, The Little Bird who stayed for winter, Draw me a Bird, The Bug and the Butterfly & This is a That. 

She is also Co-Artistic Director of Dante or Die Theatre who make ambitious  and striking site-sensitive productions for which she directed: Take On Me, Handle With CareI DoLa Fille à la ModeSide Effects & Caliper Boy.

Her work has been presented and performed nationally and internationally at venues such as Almeida Theatre, Roundhouse, Royal Albert Hall, Brighton Festival, Southbank Centre, The Place, Royal Opera House, The Lowry, Barnsley Civic, The Arc Stockton, The Egg Bath, Polka Theare, National Theatre’s Watch This Space, Drama Centre Singapore, Ziguzajg Festival Malta, Israel Festival for Children in Israel. 

 


Faith-finFaith Rowley – Company Manager

Faith has been working with Peut-Être Theatre since 2014, as Company Manager she has been producing large and small scale multi-disciplinary shows and tours for Peut-Être Theatre. She is responsible for developing and managing all projects and teams. Faith is also a freelance Stage Manager within visual arts, theatre, circus, dance and music.

Other Stage Manager credits include; Fevered Sleep: Brilliant at A.S.K Beijing, Little Universe at Barbican Garden Party. Open Heart Productions: Little Match Girl at China & Taiwan tour, Lowry. TOOT:  Focus Group* at Shoreditch Town Hall & Southstreet, Reading. Royal Court: Plaques and Tangles. Youth Music Theatre: Fagin at South Hill Park. MAD’ED Theatre: Side Affect at Contact, Manchester. The Ragroof Players: Bridges y Puentes at Site Specific Margate. Inroads & Zap Arts: Our Dancing Feet at Winter Gardens. Globo Balear: Come Fly with Me, Pirates Adventure, & Reloaded at Mallorca


MAYA-POLITAKI2Maya Politaki –  Associate Artist

Maya studied theatre and dance in Athens.  She is the founding member of standnotamazed. She has been a member of Peut-Être Theatre since 2007.

Maya is a graduate of the MA-ATP course at The Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London.

She has worked with the Greek National and also film and TV. Her works include ‘Love and Other Magic Tricks’ which received Best Production Award and nomination for Best New Writing at the Buxton Fringe Festival 2009. Other stage credits include Masque Arias (RSC), Crime and Punishment Underground (Barbican/Bites), The Quitters (the Place),Hamlet (site-specific), Measure for Measure (site-specific), Into the Closet (Edinburgh Festival).

 


Board of trustees: Kerry Andrews, Tom Brain, Sarah Lowry, Renata McDonnel, Martin Norwood, Rupert Rowbotham, Tracey Low & Roman Stefanski