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Imaginate is the national organisation in Scotland, which promotes, develops and celebrates theatre and dance for children and young people.
Imaginate produces Edinburgh International Children’s Festival which showcases the world’s best theatre and dance for children with performances that are deeply engaging, innovative and inspiring. With an emphasis on striking visual productions, the international programme continuously goes beyond expectations of children’s and young people’s work. The shows, aimed at 0 to 15 year olds, include a mix of theatre and dance and attract an audience of over 10,000 children, families and schools every year. The festival is also one of the best places for programmers from all over the world to see work of the very highest standard and regularly attracts over 200 industry delegates.
The Festival also takes some of its unique programme on tour to rural and urban areas throughout Scotland.