What is an Amoeba?
Theatre Amoeba is a physical theatre ensemble committed to creating dynamic shows, sharing our craft as teaching artists and working on social and educational development projects. We are internationally based with past and present members from Korea, Japan, Lebanon, USA, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, Morocco and England.
Amoeba is a concept created by founder Denise Rinehart. Sometimes one, sometimes many, and like an amoeba, you never know where you may find Theatre Amoeba This flexible band is composed of of highly trained and certified movement theatre performers, directors and teaching artists with experience training children, teachers, local community members and professional performers.
As a devising theatre company, Amoeba's size and shape shifts. Our creators are specifically trained in story development based on improvisation and the poetry of storytelling stemming the pedagogy of Jacques Lecoq.
Amoeba has an extensive history of Artivism working towards social change, inclusion and giving space to the small stories while working in diverse communities throughout the planet since it was founded in 2002. Our long term projects include Actor created English workshops, script sharing as well as Theatre Aid residencies.