Andy Cannon

P1270421aAndy is a writer, performer and professional storyteller based in Scotland. In 1996 he set up Wee Stories Theatre for Children. During his time as Artistic Director of the company he was the lead or co artist of Wee Stories many acclaimed productions – including amongst others the award winning productions of Labyrinth and Arthur (the latter produced in partnership with the Scottish Touring Consortium).

Since leaving Wee Stories in 2012 he has been creating and performing his own work which has included the Expo commissioned Scota-land for the 2012 Imaginate Festival and the London 2012 festival and Tales of a Grandson produced in partnership with macrobert and the Scottish International Storytelling Festival last year, which was nominated for CATS Award for best performance for children and young people. In 2014 he was Creative Director Performance of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.

Andy’s projects with Red Bridge include Is this a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth; Space Ape; Black BeautyTales of a Grandson and Oor Rabbie.