Script Surgeries

with Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir

This performance has taken place in the past

Playwrights! Have you written a full draft of a new stage play? Not sure what to do next? Sign up for a Script Surgery with director, playwright and dramaturg Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir. These hour-long one-to-one sessions are a chance for you to gain feedback, seek guidance, ask questions and most importantly, have a chat about your play. Participants will leave with a sense of how to reapproach their play text with an eye to further drafts as well as ideas on how to continue developing their playwriting craft.

Booking note: We understand that this is an exciting opportunity for playwrights and want to make sure that everyone has the chance to fully prepare and finish the piece they’re working on before booking. Script surgeries go on-sale at 11am on 10th January. If you are successful in booking a slot, you will then have until 17/01/23 to submit your full length script to

Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir is a director, playwright and dramaturg based in Edinburgh mainly working with new writing. She was Tron Associate Director in Spring 2022, directing Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything by Uther Dean (nominated Best Director 2022 CATS Awards) and hang by debbie tucker green. She’s the artistic director of Brite Theater, recently directing their world premiere of Sandcastles by Steve McMahon (ART Award, Carol Tambor Incentive Award) and creating Deliverance (produced by Vanishing Point) as well as performing spoken word/music show (Can This Be) Home (New Territories Award Prague Fringe 2018). Her play Kit Kat was part of the Traverse Theatre Breakfast Plays 2019. She received the Stepping Stones Award (Scottish Arts Club) 2021 to develop a new piece called Post[traumatic]. She’s been a script reader for the Traverse Theatre and the Royal Court.

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Script Surgeries