Artists in residence
We work with writers, directors and theatre artists through our
Playwrights and Artists in Residence programmes.
IASH / Traverse Creative Fellows 2012 - 2013
We are delighted to announce our continued partnership with
Edinburgh University's Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities
in a Creative Fellowship to be based within the
Our fellows for 2012 - 2013 are Pamela Carter and Iain Finlay
McLeod. Who are working on the theme, 'difficult dialouges'.
Pamela was in residence at IASH from September to December 2012.
Pamela's work for the Traverse includes What We Know.
Other recent work includes Meat (part of PEEP, Natural
Shocks); Skane (Hampstead Theatre Downstairs) and Wild
Life (Magnetic North).
Iain is in residence until June 2013. Iain's plays for the
Traverse include: The Pearlfisher, I was a Beautiful
Day and Homers. Other work includes:
Somersaults (National Theatre of Scotland). To read an
update on the development of Iain's play, click here.
Susan Manning from IASH said,"I am delighted that we have been
able to appoint two distinguished playwrights with exciting new
approaches to our IASH theme of 'difficult dialogues'. We
look forward to welcoming Pamela to the Institute in the autumn and
Iain in the spring."
Previous IASH / Traverse Creative Fellow - Jo Clifford - created
her play The Tree of Knowledge whilst
based at the institute, where she studied the life and work of
David Hume. The play reached full production in December 2011 and
was one of the Traverse Theatre's most successful Christmans plays
Resident Playwright at the ERSC Genomics Forum 2010 -
Peter Arnott was our Resident
Playwright at Edinburgh University's ESRC Genomics Forum in a
partnership between the Forum and the Traverse Theatre. Read more.