STAGEHANDS:  a mobile theatre set for Sheffield, available for hire.

STAGEHANDS provides unique staging for theatre groups, performers, pop-ups and events. The modular blocks can be arranged to make a flat non-slip stage as well as more complex immersive spaces. Compatible with off -the-shelf timber and scaffold tubes as well as bespoke ‘plug-ins’.





  1. Check bookings calendar for availability.
  2. Contact jonathan.orlek@studiopolpo.com.
  3. Pick up and return to 121 Eyre Street, Sheffield city centre. (Travel to be arranged/ paid by users.)

Currently free of charge.


About the project:

STAGEHANDS was a collective project to design and construct a mobile performance space for Sheffield. The project provided workshops in design, prototyping and digital fabrications to youth groups and community organisations. It was led by Studio Polpo, a social enterprise architecture practice, in collaboration with ChopShop, a community fabrication facility. STAGEHANDS was designed and fabricated in Sheffield. 



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