Purni Morell

Unicorn Theatre

Artistic Director Designate

Purni Morell is Artistic Director Designate of the Unicorn Theatre. Since March 2007 she has been Head of the National Theatre Studio. Purni worked in the Literary Department of the National Theatre in the 1990s before becoming Literary Manager at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 1998. She subsequently worked in the voluntary sector and in Latin America, returning to theatre to join Suspect Culture (Glasgow) as Administrative Producer in 2004. She set up gryllus in 2005, to develop and produce the work of freelance directors and dancers in Scotland. Purni also works occasionally as a freelance theatre translator and adaptor.

Purni is a speaker in MEET THE COMMISSIONERS: The Culture Club