Amy Conway is a Theatre Maker, Actor, Facilitator, Playwright, Director, Clown and Civil Celebrant based in Glasgow who experiments with form and collaborates with a variety of interdisciplinary theatre makers and community groups. She is an Associate Director at Loop Theatre, who make inclusive performance work with learning disabled adults. As a theatre maker, Amy’s immersive, autobiographical work has toured Scotland and the UK. Her interactive solo show which explores depression through 90s video games, Super Awesome World [dir. Rob Jones], has reached an audience of thousands touring theatres and community venues in 2018/19. Her current projects include Shrill [dir. Melanie Jordan], a radical cabaret about the female voice (created with Claire Willoughby and Nerea Bello); and Wanderings, a limited series podcast created in response to lockdown and the loneliness epidemic. Both projects are produced by Scissor Kick and supported by Creative Scotland. As a playwright, Amy’s play The Warhol Assassin was awarded Fire Exit’s Pyromania bursary for experimental playwriting and this year Mountain was longlisted for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting.
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