Morna

Young

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2018

 

SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER

Morna returned to CETLIC THE MUSICAL for a month long run at The Pavilion in Glasgow. Meanwhile, her play THE BUKE OF THE HOWLAT premiered as part of Findhorn Bay Art's Festival.

Following a 'Muriel Spark 100' award, Morna spent a fortnight in Rome following in Spark's footsteps.

Development commenced for MEmorial with Sarah Rose Graber, Beverely Hood and Tom Flint with a residency at the Museum of Loss and Renewal in Collemacchia, Italy.

Development continued for FOLK with a fortnight long residency in the Highlands.

FOLKIFY also returned to The Tron with special guest Annie Grace,

 

JUNE - AUGUST

Morna was delighted to become playwright-in-residence with BATS Theatre, Toi Poneke Arts Centre and Playmarket New Zealand as part of an ongoing creative exchange between Creative New Zealand / Creative Scotland. As part of this three month residency, Morna lived and worked in Wellington. She also took part in Magnetic North's first 'Rough Mix' residency in Auckland.

Back in Scotland, AYE, ELVIS took to the fringe in a Gilded Balloon production.

 

JANUARY - MAY

AYE, ELVIS premiered at 'a Play, a Pie and a Pint' in February.

A work-in-progress performance of FOLK (with Dougie Irvine, Annie Grace and Alan McHugh) took place as part of Aberdeen's Granite Noir festival.

Development continued on HEROINES with Julia Taudevin and Belle Jones (supported by Stellar Quines) and THE EDGE with Magnetic North.

A rehearsed reading of Morna's fellowship play THE STOOR took place as part of Aberdeen's Mayfest, presented by Creative Learning, Aberdeen and Aberdeen Arts Centre.