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Nola's current productions


Exit Napoleon Pursued by Rabbits

 

Mozart Preposteroso

 

Elizabeth's Last Stand

 

Upper Cuts

Home-Made Shakespeare

And The Ship Sailed On

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Nellie Pasta's Opera Cocktail


Teaching and Directing


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Contacts


MATTHEW RIDOUT

Design and construction of sets, props, and puppets plus lighting, photography and graphics.

Matthew studied Industrial Design at London's Central School of Art and Design. 1972 he joined the touring theatre company "Friends Roadshow" where he discovered the art of creating more with less. It was here he met Nola Rae.

Since then Matthew has designed and constructed the sets, props and puppets for all Nola's productions and is her production and technical manager. He designs lighting, produces and edits sound tracks and operates both light and sound on tour. He is also resposible for photography and the design of posters and publicity. Matthew also designs and constructs sets, props, puppets and lighting for other companies. SOME EXAMPLES

Original sculpture, mold, and mutiple foam Ibsen heads for "TheWild Duck", Oslo Nye Teater.


THE WILD DUCK ACT 2 SET MODEL
THE WILD DUCK ACTUAL SET


ANIMATED PUPPET OF NOLA RAE AS MOZART'S FATHER, WORN BY NOLA AS WOLFGANG MOZART
Nola Rae and Sally Owen, "AND THE SHIP SAILED ON" SET MODEL
ACTUAL SET ABOUT TO BE PACKED, JAPAN.