Lynn is co-founder of Stellar Quines Theatre Company and directed its first production, ‘Night Sky’ in 1993. This highly successful touring company facilitates the creative work of women in Scottish Theatre. It was created to discover, nurture, produce and promote the work of women playwrights, directors, actors, designers and technicians and give special attention to work which is of relevance to women.

Gerda Stevenson, co-founder of Stellar Quines in 1993 production of “Night Sky.” Photo by Murdo McLeod
John Ramage in “Night Sky.” Photo by Murdo McLeod

--- Writer/Director

“Getting Past It” for Elaine C Smith at Mayfest, Glasgow

“pithy play…meticulously observed…convincingly natural pitch”

Keith Bruce THE HERALD

Lynn with Elaine C Smith

--- Drama School Productions

Lynn is one of the top directors of student actors in the UK and has directed dozens of stunning productions over the past thirty years, in the UK and in the United States. She is a demanding director who elicits astonishing performances from each individual, regardless of experience, age, background. Working with Lynn is a truly memorable experience: the collaborative search for courage, truth, spontaneity, and the passion and skill to communicate the text to each audience member, underlies every show. The process is, in every way, as exciting as the final result.

Equally, her respect for and teaching of technical and stage management students through the collaboration, encourages a mutually satisfying experience for the entire company.

“I learn every bit as much from the company as they do from me and the struggle to make sense of it all in rehearsal. Seeing students ‘fly’ in performance is the most fulfilling experience a teacher/director can have.”

The Diary of Ann Frank
Dancing At Lughnasa
Our Town
Under Milk Wood

Stellar Quines Theatre Company (Co -Founder)

  • Night Sky Scottish Premiere
  • Deep Rising (Rehearsed Reading) at The Traverse Theatre

Elaine C Smith

  • Getting Past It (own work) at The Third Eye Centre, The Tron Theatre

Perth Theatre

  • Eating the Elephant (Rehearsed Reading)
  • An Evening of One Act Plays (Rehearsed Reading)

Queen Margaret University College (Senior Lecturer; Head of Acting)

  • 1990 – 2005
  • All My Sons
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Willy Rough
  • Mary Barnes
  • The Hostage
  • The Three Sisters
  • Godspell
  • Dancing at Lughnasa
  • The Miracle Worker
  • Picnic
  • Our Town
  • Crimes of the Heart
  • Under Milk Wood
  • Orpheus Descending
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Crucible
  • Emma’s Child (Scottish Premiere)
  • Showcases 1990 -2003

Royal Scottish Academy

  • A View From the Bridge (Workshop Production)
  • The American Clock

Central Connecticut State University

  • Dancing at Lughnasa

Fife College (Head of Acting)

  • Numerous Productions 1981 – 1990 including
  • The Crucible
  • Our Town
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • Shadow of a Gunman
  • Men Should Weep
  • A Day for Killing Daffodils (own work) at Macrobert Centre
  • Me, Too (own work) At The Bonar Hall, Dundee and The Traverse Theatre
  • The Hot Fudge Sisters (own work) at The Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
  • Misfoot (own work) at the Adam Smith Theatre
  • A Few From the Fridge (own work) at The TronTheatre and The Traverse Theatre

Ohio Northern University

  • Emma’s Child