Posted By MatthewWoodford
Posted on: January 6, 2016

What we do

What we do

Intrepid Ensemble is a midlands based arts company. They create varied and surprising arts experiences for children and adults alike.  

Intrepid Ensemble combine participatory arts practice with public performance of the highest quality. Their productions often deal with powerful subject matters. The company come to this in playful, inventive and quite magical ways. Productions keep strong sense of fun whilst never patronising the young viewer.

The Intrepid Approach

Intrepid Ensemble investigate new models of participatory practice between children and artists.

Children and young people play an integral part in each creative process. This enables the company to create performance performance which has at its core the authentic voice of the child.

More about past projects


“Being involved with Intrepid has been so much fun. It’s so different from anything we are taught about Drama at school. I’ve learned what goes into being a performer – but also about what it takes to work together as a theatre company.” Participant, Aged 13, 2013

“Working with Intrepid, we feel like the show is really ours. Our own stories and opinions have gone into making the show what it is.” Participant, Aged 17, 2013

“This week was really challenging but also really fun. The best part was definitely the devising – to see all of our ideas come together at the end was really great.” Participant, Aged 21, 2014

“The show was fantastic!” Audience member, Aged 9, 2016