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Its been a long time coming!

Its been a long time coming!

For 20 years of my working life at least, I have dreamed of making a dedicated space for the production of outdoor and site specific work . Today I have 3 creation centres to manage! The Daimler Powerhouse – about to undergo a major capital redevelopment to reopen just before 2021 and part of The…

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Imagineer is recruiting

Imagineer is recruiting

Imagineer is looking for a freelance Lighting Technician and Technical Stage Manager for our large-scale outdoor production, Bridge. Bridge is performed in Grantham and Coventry in September 2019, and in Worcester in July 2020. Bridge is a site-specific, outdoor, circus and physical theatre-based performance, with an iconic bridge structure as the setting. Lighting Technician / Production…

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Bridge building workshops in Grantham

Bridge building workshops in Grantham

Our Bursary Producer Claire Carrington reports back on a busy few days of Bridge-building in Grantham, as part of Imagineer’s Bridge project: ‘To launch the Bridge Project in Grantham, this April we held a series of ‘Building-Bridges’ workshops, funded by InvestSK, where communities created fantastic bridges using stationery and KNEX kits. Families, local creatives and…

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Bursary Producers share their experiences

Bursary Producers share their experiences

As part of our Bridge project, Imagineer is supporting a group of seven early career Bursary Producers. They will work alongside our Creative team for the life of Bridge, designing and curating their own art projects that fit within the creative vision of Bridge. We checked in with Grace, Martina and Diandra to see how…

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Imagineer are moving!

Imagineer are moving!

Imagineer are moving out of The Daimler Powerhouse which has been our home for over 10 years. The exciting news is that the building is being developed as a Creation Centre for Coventry, due for completion in 2020 and ready to support the delivery of the 2021 programme and work beyond. Our new temporary address…

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GODIVA AWAKES  

GODIVA AWAKES  

It was so heartening to see people flock to Millenium Place and The Coventry Transport Museum for Robot Day. Great to see Godiva out again and seeing how people interact with her. I still hanker to build her a permanent home in the City and to credit all the companies and individuals who helped to…

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Godiva will be re-united with Highly Sprung’s Urban Astronaut this Saturday!

Godiva will be re-united with Highly Sprung’s Urban Astronaut this Saturday!

OUTLINE PROGRAMME – ROBOT DAY This is a free event taking place both indoors and outdoors at the Coventry Transport Museum. It is a partnership project produced by: Culture Coventry IET Coventry University Partners: Imagineer Productions. It will consist of static exhibitions, talks, demonstrations, hands on activities, workshops and performances. Date: Saturday 9th March 2019…

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Bridge kicks into production mode

Bridge kicks into production mode

2019 started with a bang! Our call out for performers for Bridge resulted in over 90 performers, including circus artists, dancers and physical actors, submitting applications from places as far flung as Russia, China and Birmingham! We have ploughed though hours of showreels and auditioned 30 amazing performers in Birmingham and London. Our outdoor arts…

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The Daimler Powerhouse

The Daimler Powerhouse

Imagineer and DAIMLER residents Highly Sprung Performance Company, Open Theatre, Media Mania, Rogue Manifesto prepare to leave the building and relocate to Temple Workshops in Foleshill . The Daimler Powerhouse is to be redeveloped as a Creation Centre for Coventry providing dedicated spaces for artists and communities to work in the build to City of…

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