Meghan Tyler joins the Traverse as a writer in residence
10 January 2019 ← return to listing
The Traverse Theatre is excited to announce a new creative
appointment for 2019, which sees Meghan Tyler join
the Traverse as a writer in residence, after being awarded
the Channel 4 Playwrights'
Scheme bursary supported by the Peggy Ramsay
Celebrating and supporting the brightest British writing talent,
the bursary will see Meghan spend a year at the Traverse on
attachment while she works on a new full-length
commission, Crocodile Fever.
During this year, Meghan - an award-winning actor, playwright
and core member of Blood of the Young theatre company - will
receive dramaturgical support from the Traverse artistic team. The
appointment amplifies the Traverse's continued commitment in
supporting and championing writers.
We are delighted to be a recipient of the bursary for the second
year running. Meghan's appointment follows Adura
Onashile (Expensive Shit, Some of
Us are Brave) in 2018 and Mora
Pearson (How to Disappear) in 2016, all
supported by the Channel 4 Playwright's Scheme bursary.
Gareth Nicholls, Traverse's Interim Artistic Director, says:
"I am delighted to welcome
Meghan to the Traverse in 2019. Meghan is an exciting new
voice in Scottish theatre who has an ability to create ambitious
and bold new worlds with wit, humour and ingenuity. The
Traverse is proud to support playwrights at every stage of the
creative process and I am thrilled to begin this journey in support
Find out more about the Channel 4 Playwrights' Scheme