Games, Theatre and Hybrid Environments
A Conversation with Dougie Irvine from Visible Fictions
Part of PlayAway Conversations
A series of conversations with people working outside of the games industry about games, creativity and the crossovers between real-world and online environments.
Douglas Irvine is a founding member, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Visible Fictions. Under his leadership, this award-winning company has presented various works in theatres, schools, outdoor sites, community settings, libraries, on television, radio, the internet, and at international film festivals. The Company’s cross-art form and multi-disciplinary work is regularly performed in Scotland and across the world.
Under Douglas’ leadership, both national and international partnerships have been at the heart of the company’s work, with co-productions and collaborations being formed with a range of arts organizations including: The Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, BBC Scotland, Scottish Opera, The Traverse, Aberdeen Performing Arts, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and CTC in Minneapolis. He has also worked as an actor, tutor and director with other companies including the BBC, Citizens Theatre, Royal Lyceum, Macrobert, Oran Mor, Scottish Youth Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow University and Strathclyde University.