Traverse Theatre   Script Reader & Director of New Writing Events  As well as being a previous assistant director at the Traverse Theatre and presenting her own work as part of Traverse Hothouse, Amy is also employed as a script reader, as well as a director at the following events:  - Director of Traverse Young Writers Scratch Night (April 2017), plays by Isla Turner, Erin McGee, Ula Moroz, Max Chase, Kerry Bruce, Stephen Redwood and James Beagon  - Director of Words Words Words (with Zinnie Harris) (December 2016), plays by Eszter Marsalkó, Martha Keith-Barnett and Carolyn Lincoln  - Director of an extract of  Milk  (deleted scene) by Ross Dunsmore, as part of  Over To E u (July 2016)

Traverse Theatre

Script Reader & Director of New Writing Events

As well as being a previous assistant director at the Traverse Theatre and presenting her own work as part of Traverse Hothouse, Amy is also employed as a script reader, as well as a director at the following events:

- Director of Traverse Young Writers Scratch Night (April 2017), plays by Isla Turner, Erin McGee, Ula Moroz, Max Chase, Kerry Bruce, Stephen Redwood and James Beagon

- Director of Words Words Words (with Zinnie Harris) (December 2016), plays by Eszter Marsalkó, Martha Keith-Barnett and Carolyn Lincoln

- Director of an extract of Milk (deleted scene) by Ross Dunsmore, as part of Over To Eu (July 2016)

Tandem Writing Collective   Tandem is a writing collective established and run by playwrights, Amy Hawes, Jennifer Adam and Mhairi Quinn. The three writers read and critique each other's work before presenting the pieces at a scratch events in Glasgow and Edinburgh.  Amy has directed at four Tandem events (June 2016, September 2016, June 2017 and February 2018).  In addition to directing work by the collective members, Amy has also directed work by Rob Drummond, Clare Duffy and Lynda Radley on behalf of Tandem.

Tandem Writing Collective

Tandem is a writing collective established and run by playwrights, Amy Hawes, Jennifer Adam and Mhairi Quinn. The three writers read and critique each other's work before presenting the pieces at a scratch events in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Amy has directed at four Tandem events (June 2016, September 2016, June 2017 and February 2018).

In addition to directing work by the collective members, Amy has also directed work by Rob Drummond, Clare Duffy and Lynda Radley on behalf of Tandem.

Development Performances -  Design by Disaster     Design by Disaster  is a new project currently being developed by Braw Fox Theatre (previously known as Urban Fox Theatre) .  As part of the development, an extract was shared at the Science Festival's Science in Spotlight Scratch Night (September 2016) and at Critical Response Process workshop at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (August 2017).  The first full version of  Design by Disaster  will be performed in October 2018.  Text by Dave Fargnoli Directed and conceived by Jo Rush Co-directed by Amy McKenzie (née Gilmartin)

Development Performances - Design by Disaster

Design by Disaster is a new project currently being developed by Braw Fox Theatre (previously known as Urban Fox Theatre) .

As part of the development, an extract was shared at the Science Festival's Science in Spotlight Scratch Night (September 2016) and at Critical Response Process workshop at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (August 2017).

The first full version of Design by Disaster will be performed in October 2018.

Text by Dave Fargnoli
Directed and conceived by Jo Rush
Co-directed by Amy McKenzie (née Gilmartin)

 
Workshop Leading - Lung Ha Theatre Company   Following her work as an assistant director on Lung Ha Theatre Company's production of  Dr Stirlingshire's Discovery , Amy has gone on to lead regular Tuesday workshops with the company and take on support work.  On Lung Ha Theatre Company's production of Chekhov's  Three Sisters , Amy lead outreach workshops related to the themes of the play with vulnerable adults.   

Workshop Leading - Lung Ha Theatre Company

Following her work as an assistant director on Lung Ha Theatre Company's production of Dr Stirlingshire's Discovery, Amy has gone on to lead regular Tuesday workshops with the company and take on support work.

On Lung Ha Theatre Company's production of Chekhov's Three Sisters, Amy lead outreach workshops related to the themes of the play with vulnerable adults.

 

Tron Theatre   Amy has been part of the Tron 100 professional development programme since 2015 and has directed as part of the Tron 100 Festival in 2016 and 2017.  - Director of  Meatspace  by Corinne Salisbury (June 2017), cast included Roanna Davidson and Hilde McKenna.  - Director of an extract from  Silver and Gold  by Corinne Salisbury (June 2016), cast included Alfie Wellcoat and Amy Drummond.  She has also directed at Progressive Playwright (April 2017), plays by Callum Madge, Ewan Muir, David Gerow and Laura Tansley

Tron Theatre

Amy has been part of the Tron 100 professional development programme since 2015 and has directed as part of the Tron 100 Festival in 2016 and 2017.

- Director of Meatspace by Corinne Salisbury (June 2017), cast included Roanna Davidson and Hilde McKenna.

- Director of an extract from Silver and Gold by Corinne Salisbury (June 2016), cast included Alfie Wellcoat and Amy Drummond.

She has also directed at Progressive Playwright (April 2017), plays by Callum Madge, Ewan Muir, David Gerow and Laura Tansley

Script in hand Performances   Amy has directed many script in hand and development performances as part as of Urban Fox Theatre and as a freelance director.  - Director of  Negatives  by Jo Lennie, as part of Triple Bill at In Motion Theatre's Winter Words Festival (December 2017)  - Director and Curator of  Feast & Famine  Fundraiser (for local Foodbanks through the Trussel Trust), Urban Fox Theatre (December 2016).  - Co-Director and Curator of  Urban Fox: Theatre Uncut  events in 2012, 2013 and 2014, Urban Fox Theatre, including performances in Central Halls, Discover 21 and Summerhall.

Script in hand Performances

Amy has directed many script in hand and development performances as part as of Urban Fox Theatre and as a freelance director.

- Director of Negatives by Jo Lennie, as part of Triple Bill at In Motion Theatre's Winter Words Festival (December 2017)

- Director and Curator of Feast & Famine Fundraiser (for local Foodbanks through the Trussel Trust), Urban Fox Theatre (December 2016).

- Co-Director and Curator of Urban Fox: Theatre Uncut events in 2012, 2013 and 2014, Urban Fox Theatre, including performances in Central Halls, Discover 21 and Summerhall.