John McCann


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Playwrights' Studio


John McCann

John is a two-time Scotsman Fringe First Award winning playwright as well as a performer and community theatre maker. He is originally from County Armagh and now lives in Tayport, Fife. Before moving to Scotland in 2008 he was Outreach and Education Director with Tinderbox Theatre Company in Belfast.

Work includes: The Cleanroom, Famla, The Founds  (Tinderbox Theatre Company, Belfast); Spoiling (Traverse Theatre); Comet, Dancing at the Disco at the end of the World (Replay Theatre Company, Belfast); Spoiling '2016'(Dundee Rep); DUPed, Come Out From Among Them (Ambergris)

Since May 2018 John has hosted SCRIEVE, Dundee's playwriting scratch night. He also facilitates Art Angel's Young Men's Drama Group in the City.

Photograph by John Need

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