Full casting announced for the UK stage premiere of Heart of Darkness

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Full casting announced for the UK stage premiere of Heart of Darkness imitating the dog, one of the UK’s most original and innovative performance theatre companies are delighted to announce full casting for the UK stage premiere for their bold retelling of Joseph Conrad’s extraordinarily influential and timely novel – […]

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Introducing a new member of the team

David Callanan has been working with Co-Artistic Director Simon Wainwright on the video design for Theatre by the Lake’s recent production of Sense & Sensibility. Here he is on how he got started and what excites him most about his work:   I started out as (and still am) a theatre maker, and I think […]

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Media Press Release: Heart of Darkness UK Stage Premiere

Co-produced by imitating the dog with Marche Teatro (Italy) and Cast. Supported by Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University and Theatre by the Lake. HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad Retold by imitating the dog Adaptation and Direction by Pete Brooks and Andrew Quick   Projection and Video Designs by Simon Wainwright Design by Laura Hopkins Lighting Design by Andrew […]

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airport chat…

Sitting in Jakarta airport waiting to fly across to Makassar on Sulawesi (where the Indonesian leg of the tour kicks off), here’s some thoughts from the company on international touring and how Nocturnes is going so far:   Q: Best thing about being in Hong Kong, performing at the Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage & […]

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Media Press Release: New Chapter for imitating the dog

Media release – for immediate distribution New chapter for imitating the dog First Executive Director and board of trustees appointed as world-renowned theatre company secures regular funding from Arts Council England. imitating the dog (ITD) theatre company is delighted to announce the appointment of its first Executive Director and the forming of its first board of […]

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‘The April Blog’

Someone somewhere in an ITD meeting recently decided that it would my responsibility next to write something for the blog. ‘The April Blog’ it’s been called in emails and I guess it’s significant or at least symbolic because it’s the first blog produced by us as a National Portfolio Organisation. National Portfolio Organisation, NPO, what […]

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