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Casting announced for Dracula: The Untold Story

PRESS RELEASE   imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse have today announced full casting 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 Mina Harker, the novel’s heroine.   Dracula: The Untold Story cast will feature Leona Allen (Holes, UK tour and The Meeting, Chichester Festival […]

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Andrew Quick & Pete Brooks discuss the ideas behind Dracula: The Untold Story

  Co-Artistic Directors of imitating the dog Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks in conversation about why the company are taking on this particular novel, at this particular time.   Pete: ‘Because we have children, we’re very concerned by the future. And our concern for the future is driven by our understanding of the past. And […]

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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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Press Release: Culture Recovery Fund Success

Culture Recovery Fund Success   Lancashire-based digital arts company imitating the dog benefits from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.   The company, which stages theatre productions and projection-mapping works for outdoor events, will receive £37,500 from the second round of the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, and will be among more than 2,700 recipients to […]

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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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