Kathy McKean

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Playwrights' Studio

Professional Workshop Programme

Former Mentored Playwright

Kathy McKean

Plays include Becoming (2002), Gone (2005), Lie to Me (2006), Beneath You (2007), Flooded (2007)and Leave Taking (2013). Current work in development includes Pieces and Somewhere Else.



'Somewhere Else' development week at Playwrights' Studio, Scotland

'Leave Taking' performed as part of 'A Play for Edinburgh' at Traverse             


SAC/Scottish Screen delegate to Screenwriters' Festival in Cheltenham

Playwrights' Studio, ScotlandWriters' Award Recipient  for 'The Magical Number Seven (plus or minus two)'


Development week with National Theatre of Scotland

Scottish Society of Playwrights Council Member           


'Flooded' play reading directed by Rob Drummond at CCA

Playwrights' Studio, Scotland / RSAMD Writers, Actors, Directors Project

'Beneath You' commissioned by Birds of Paradise Theatre Company,Glasgow, premiering at and co-produced by Tron Theatre in September 2007


'Lie To Me' play reading directed by Julie Ellen for Glasgay! Arts festival at the CCA


'Gone' play reading directed by David Greig at Citizens Theatre

Awarded Writers' Bursary by the Scottish Arts Council

Playwrights' Studio, Scotland mentoring scheme with David Greig


'Becoming' performance as part of 'Big Voices' festival for RSC at Stratford-upon-Avon


Awarded New Writers' Bursary by the Scottish Arts Council


'Becoming' directed by Nicola McCartney  as part of 'Singles Night' for lookOUT theatre company at touring venues in Scotland including Citizens, Glasgow and Traverse, Edinburgh


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