Imagine If Theatre Company
imagine if has a strong track record of working in prisons nationally and with prison leavers in the community, with the main geographical focus being across Yorkshire. Over the last five years, imagine if has worked in 26 prisons across the UK and USA, engaged with over 4,000 prisoners and continue to support prisoners when they are released into the community, for as long as individuals require support.
imagine if has demonstrated that theatre is a powerful tool that can be used to reach out and connect with people from all parts of society. The company creates thought provoking theatre about real and challenging societal issues, focusing predominantly on the causes and consequences of social and economic disadvantage. These challenging issues are addressed through accessible theatre performances, educational narratives, drama workshops and specialised interventions.
imagine if’s work aims to actively improve disadvantaged people’s lives through theatre, engaging with prisoners, people with convictions, recovering addicts, abuse victims and homeless young adults across the UK.
The company’s main focus now is to work with people with convictions in the Yorkshire community recently released from prison, with a focus on prison leavers from HMP Moorland and HMP Lindholme.