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Introducing our Associate Practitioners 2021

  imitating the dog is over twenty years old now and we haven’t really celebrated the milestones that have marked the company’s evolution; ten years, twenty years etc. We’re not so good at this kind of thing, maybe because we’re slightly embarrassed about our longevity, or wary of public displays of affection, or maybe, we’re […]

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PRESS RELEASE Date 19 Feb 2021 For Immediate Release STREET is a new participatory project made by imitating the dog theatre company, The Brewery Arts Centre, and the people of Cumbria.   STREET is one of 40 new projects taking place in and around 40 arts centres as part of Here and Now, a national and local […]

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Three perspectives on 2020: Hannah Fox

Hannah Fox, Freelance Artist   “I grew up in the 1970’s ‘on the road’ with the legendary collective of artists Welfare State International, a wild and evolving band of musicians, performers, dancers, pyrotechnicians, sculptors and writers. We lived in caravans and toured the World making work in communities, creating art and wonder, giving, teaching and […]

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New Ways of Learning

Over to our Learning and Access Officer Laurence Young:   ‘We recently completed a project working with students at the University of Salford, creating two new live graphic novels using the methods we pioneered making Airlock, our Culture in Quarantine commission. Over 6 weeks the students were led through an interdisciplinary performance process, learning how […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Announcing Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show

Press Release Tuesday 15 September 2020   An imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse co-production   DR BLOOD’S OLD TRAVELLING SHOW Written and Directed by Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks Projection and Video Design by Simon Wainwright Design by Laura Hopkins Lighting Design by Andrew Crofts Music by James Hamilton Models by Matthew Tully   […]

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