Matt Grinter has worked as a Writer/Director in both Film and Theatre and is currently forging a career within both media. His work has appeared in a number of prestigious venues across Britain and beyond including Trafalgar 2, The Bristol Old Vic, The Pleasance, The Finborough, Tate Gallery, The Royal Academy Summer Show, Encounters, Palm Springs, Leuven, Corona Cork, New York Metropolitan, Zagreb Film Festival and Glastonbury Festival and have earned him a number of accolades including a Kodak Award, an Honourable mention at the New York Metropolitan Film Festival, Lost Theatre Company’s One Act Play and winning the Papa Tango New Writing Competition with his play Orca. Matt’s second play ‘The Dog and the Elephant’ recently ran at the Bristol Old Vic Studio and Vault Fest and was produced in conjunction with Ferment. Matt is currently one of the Open Session Writers on attachment at The Bristol Old Vic.
"Matt Grinter’s direction of the actors in his graduate show of Orphans was fine, detailed, and intelligent. He is a director to look out for"
Tony Award winning director of Warhorse
“I have worked with Matt on two separate occasions and have found him to be bullet proof and enthusiastic. Next time I have a production about to begin, he will literally be the first person I call and I hope that he is free to come back and work for us again”
Winner of the Producers Guild Of America Producers Challenge 2009, Academy Award Shortlisted 2009. Author of The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook.
RED ROPE THEATRE
Red Rope Theatre Company was formed in 2012 by Director Matt Grinter and Actor/Producer Rebecca Robson.
Red Rope is dedicated to bringing celebrated plays and playwrights to a wider theatre going audience. We passionately believe that theatre is an experience that enriches and educates and should be accessible to as many people as possible.