Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Name: Kellie Smith
Region: North West
Work performed at: Liverpool Everyman, Royal Exchange Theatre, Royal Court, The National, The Dukes Theatre.
Kellie Smith has developed short plays for BBC Radio
Merseyside, BBC Radio Three as well as two afternoon plays for Radio Four, 'Can’t Live Without You' and 'Homeowners'. Kellie has taken part in the Royal Court’s Invitation Group, and she has been the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s Writer on Attachment.
During this time she wrote The Sum of Parts, which formed an anthology of site specific stories produced by Slung Low Theatre Company and voted Liverpool Post’s ‘Production of the Year’. She has written a new play for young people ‘I’ performed at the Liverpool Everyman and her play for children, 'The Lost Things' won Theatre Centre’s ‘Skylines Showcase’. As part of writers’ collective The Alligator Club, Kellie curated and wrote the show Twisted Christmas performed at the Liverpool Playhouse Studio, and Blackout, performed at the Dukes, Lancaster.
Her play 'Black Gold' was recently performed at the Royal Exchange as part of the Hunger for Trade project, headed by Simon Stephens, and her play ‘Dog Eat Dog’ has recently finished touring the North West with theatre company Collective Encounters. She is currently developing a new play with the Royal Exchange and Radio Four, and is under commission to write a new ‘Connections’ play for the National.
Visit Kellie's website here.
Repped by: Curtis Brown