Kathy McKean

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Former Mentored Playwright

Kathy McKean

Kathy's plays include Becoming (2002), Gone (2005), Lie to Me (2006), Beneath You (2007), Flooded (2007), and Leave Taking (2013). 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, Scotland Writers' 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, premiered at and co-produced by Tron Theatre 


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 LOOK OUT!  Theatre Company at touring venues in Scotland including: Citizens, Glasgow and Traverse, Edinburgh




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