Louise is an actor, writer, activist and creative producer.

 

She trained at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and got her Masters in Theatre Studies from the University of Glasgow. Louise is the co-founder of the Persistent and Nasty initiative, Associate Artist / Producer for production company Civil Disobedience and co-founder of NYC based theatre company The Blockheads Collective. She is the co-host of I'll Have What She's Podcasting - a film and pop culture appreciation podcast hosted by two tired millennials. She is a Supported Artist with Pitlochry Festival Theatre, one of Short Circuit's 2021 Convergence Screenwriters, and made it to the semi-finals of the 2020 Screencraft Virtual Pitch Competition with her current screenplay. Her resume is varied; from making immersive, activist, queer theatre to appearing in TVs Outlander.

Key projects as a producer: Paisley Book Festival (Renfrewshire Leisure), Roxana (Paisley Book Festival / Renfrewshire Leisure / Creative Scotland), Underwood Lane by John Byrne (Tron Theatre and Renfrewshire Leisure co-production), Network Graduate Ensemble at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 / 2019 (Scottish Drama Training Network), Glasgow Cabaret Festival 2009 & 2011 (co-founder / director), Participant Development Coordinator for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society (2010 – 2013), Made in Scotland Showcase Project Manager (2010 - 2013), Associate Producer on Civil Disobedience’s Edinburgh Fringe Portfolio 2017 / 2018 / 2019

She enjoys science fiction, meeting other peoples dogs, collecting fancy gins made on remote Scottish islands, plants and advocating for human rights.