Ideas Exchange Day 1: a blog by Josh Cannon

Day 1 On a rainy a Lancaster Friday, a group of artists shared pizza, drinks and exchanged pleasantries.  Fuelled by the community spirit and inspiration provided by Daniel Bye’s Tiny Heroes; this group were meeting to exchange more than just pleasantries, we were meeting to exchange ideas. Last weekend saw imitating the dog and Lancaster […]

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Press Release: Funding Support for Digital Stage Production

imitating the dog, one of the UK’s most original and innovative performance theatre companies is one of 20 teams selected to take part in this year’s CreativeXR programme.   The northwest-based company has been making ground-breaking work for theatres and other spaces for more than 20 years. Their work, which fuses live performance with digital technology, […]

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Heart of Darkness – Simon Wainwright on our Approach to Production Design

Here’s co-artistic director Simon Wainwright, who leads on production and video design for imitating the dog, answering a few questions about the company’s unusual design process.   What makes your approach to production design and scenography different to that of other theatre companies?   ‘First and foremost, it is the way in which the design […]

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