Diane Stewart
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Playwrighting

Diane is a playwright currently based in Fife, Scotland. Her work as been performed at the Traverse Theatre, Outwith Festival, Theatre Royal York and by the Lyceum Youth Theatre, amongst others.

Her play Bones, Bogles and Coronets (directed by Catherine Expósito) was performed in Dunfermline Abbey as part of their Bi-Centenary events.

Mixtape/up made the shortlist for the Young Pleasance Playwriting Competition in 2018 and was performed as part of Words in Progress.

Diane is part of Playwrights’ Studio Scotland Mentoring Programme for 2019 and is developing a new play.

Upcoming Shows

WORK-LIFE part of the Traverse Theatre Breakfast Plays: The Future is [...] on Thursday the 15th, Tuesday 20th and Saturday 24th August 2019, 9am. #BreakfastPlaysTheFutureIs

Reminiscences of Dunfermline A new play based on an old book. Reminiscences of Dunfermline takes us back in time to meet some of the locals from Dunfermline’s past using the book by Alexander Stewart from 1889. Memory, storytelling and how we view the tale of our town are explored in this new play.

A rehearsed reading of the play will give the audience a chance to feedback to the creators and maybe tell their own tale. Tickets available here.

Drama Facilitator

Diane has worked with Limelight Youth in Dunfermline and Millennium Stage School in Livingstone as a drama facilitator. She has also taught workshops at Gymnasium Wendelstein in Germany.

Other Work

Diane is taking part in the YWCA Scotland – The Young Women’s Movement, Young Women Lead Programme for 2018/19.

Education

Performance Studies Focusing on Gender and Feminism, Stockholm University, 2018

MA Theatre: Writing, Directing & Performance, University of York, 2016

BA (Hons) Drama & Performance, Queen Margaret University, 2014