Sandy Grierson

Job Title

Actor

Subjects

Acting

Sandy Grierson trained with David W.W. Johnstone of Lazzi (Oresteia, WitkacyIdiota, Mr. Pinocchio) and Zofia Kalinska of Ariel Teatr (A Little Requiem for Kantor, Dybuk, The Night of the Great Season). He is an artistic associate with Vanishing Point.

Theatre credits include The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, Saturday Night, The Beggar’s Opera, Subway, Mancub, Lost Ones  for Vanishing Point; Home, Little Otik, Dunsinane for the National Theatre of Scotland; Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Tempest,The 13 Midnight Challenges of Angelus Diablo for the RSC; My Arm, Tonight Sandy Grierson Will Lecture, Dance and Box, Rhetoric for Greyscale; A Midsummer Nights Dream for Headlong; Cherry Blossom, Zorro for Traverse; Gagarin Way for Theatre Royal Bath; Fergus Lamont for Communicado; The Soul of Chien- Nu Leaves Her Body for Young Vic and The Fourth Estate for Wildcat.

Writing credits include The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, Tenet, Tonight ___ ___ Will Lecture, Dance and Box, Subway, Little Otik, and Oresteia. Radio credits include Lanark, Topaz, Down Boy, Dunsinane, My Romantic History, The Incomplete Works of Dave McCabe, Vanishing Point, Blaze, McLevy  for BBC; Confessions of a Justified Sinner, The Charming MrKharms for Loftis; The Royal Game, Between Two Worlds, and Dreaming Dickens for Rockethouse. TV and film credits include Outlander, The Ones Below and Night People.

Sandy is currently playing both the roles of Doctor Faustus and Mephistopheles in Doctor Faustus directed by Maria Aberg for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

On 12 June 2016 Sandy won Best Male Performance, sponsored by the Scottish Drama Training Network, at the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS). He won the award for his performance in Lanark: A Life in Three Acts a joint venture between the Citizens’ Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival in association with Graham Eatough and Sorcha Dallas.

1 Lanark Citizens Theatre Edinburgh International Festival Sandy Grierson Helen McKay c.Eoin Carey

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