Stef Smith

Stef Smith

Stef Smith is a playwright whose work includes: Enough (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2019); Nora : A Doll's House (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, 2019); Girl in the Machine (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2017); Human Animals (Royal Court Theatre, London, 2016); Swallow (Traverse Theatre, 2015); Remote (NT Connections 2015); And The Beat Goes On (Random Accomplice/Horsecross); Cured (The Arches, Glasgow); Woman of the Year (Òran Mór); Grey Matter (Lemon Tree, Aberdeen); Falling/Flying (Tron, Glasgow); Roadkill (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2010 & 2011).

Awards include: Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for Best New Production, Amnesty International Expression of Freedom Award, Herald Angel Award, Total Theatre Award for Innovation, The Scotsman Fringe First Award (Roadkill); Scottish Arts Club Theatre Award for Drama, The Scotsman Fringe First Award (Swallow).

She has been awarded the New Playwright Award by Playwrights Studio, Scotland. Stef was a member of the Royal Court National Writers Group in 2013. She is an Associate Artist at the Traverse Theatre.

A play about protest, power and protecting yourself. Part of the 2015 National Theatre Connections Festival.
Passionate, painful and playful, Stef Smith’s Swallow takes a long, hard look at the extremes of everyday li...
In the overcrowded city, nature is getting out of control. Stef Smith's play premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, Lo...
A disturbing but compassionate vision of our potential digital future, and what it might mean for 'life' as we know i...
A bold new version of Ibsen's brutal portrayal of womanhood.
A poetic, unpredictable and explosive play about female friendship, and what happens when you can no longer be the wo...