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Working with Babeworld on inaugral Digital Routes programme

  We had so many incredible applications for our inaugural Digital Routes programme and we’re thrilled to announce that over the coming months, alongside our partner organisations Leeds Playhouse and the Dukes, Lancaster, we’ll be supporting Babeworld.   Babeworld is led by Ashleigh Williams (she/her) and Ingrid Banerjee Marvin (she/her), and seeks to create a […]

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Edinburgh Festival 2021: some thoughts

Associate Practitioner and Company Producer Morven Macbeth with some thoughts on ITD’s relationship to the Edinburgh Festival, and this year’s ‘smaller-than-ever’ event, which meant August felt very different in a city she called home for five years.   ‘Our work has been part of the Edinburgh Fringe on and off for the past ten years […]

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Co-Artistic Director Andrew Quick writes here about the first block of making and rehearsals for Dracula: The Untold Story   ‘We’ve just completed the main block of rehearsals for our new show, which will open in September at Leeds Playhouse, our co-production partner, and it’s been one rollercoaster of a ride.   Just like the […]

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Rehearsal images released for Dracula: The Untold Story

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   Rehearsal images released for the UK stage premiere of Dracula: The Untold Story    imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse have today released new behind the scenes images for the premiere of Dracula: The Untold Story, a radical new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic gothic horror novel as told from the perspective of […]

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PRESS RELEASE Announcing ‘Dracula: The Untold Story’

Press Release For Immediate Release   An imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse co-production DRACULA: THE UNTOLD STORY Written and directed by Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks Projection and Video Designs by Simon Wainwright Design by Laura Hopkins Lighting Design by Andrew Crofts Original music composed by James Hamilton     imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse team up after their critically acclaimed unique shot-for-shot stage […]

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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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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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