Morna Young

MORNA YOUNG is a writer and theatre-maker from Moray. She is recipient of the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship 2017 (hosted by Creative Learning, Aberdeen City Council) and the New Playwright’s Award 2014 (Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland). She has performed extracts of her work at the Scottish Parliament, European Authors’ Festival (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland), National Poetry Festival (France) and Aberdeen Booked! (as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival)

Theatre in Development: HEROINES (2017 Stellar Quines), FOLK (2017 Tron Theatre), PROJECTIONS (2017 National Theatre of Scotland and ARC Stockton), THE EDGE (2017 Magnetic North), TIME AND TIDE (2016 Out of the Darkness Theatre Company), HELLISH NELL (2016 Lyth Arts Centre residency)

Theatre Credits include: LOST AT SEA (2019 Eden Court No. 1 tour), COME TO WHERE I’M FROM (2017 Paines Plough in Aberdeen), NETTING (2016 Scottish Tour, 2015 a Play, a Pie and a Pint), NEVER LAND (2014 Eden Court), B-ROADS (2013 Play Pieces), FIVE MINUTE THEATRE (2014 NTS/Eden Court)

Television in Development: SALT QUINES (with Catriona Lexy Campbell)

Residencies: Listhus (Iceland), CAMAC (France), Magnetic North’s Rough Mix at Summerhall, Wild Journey with Imaginate, Cove Park as part of the NPA and Lyth Arts Centre (all Scotland)


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