Casey Jay Andrews is a multi-award winning writer, designer and theatre-maker based in the South East of England (though her heart is planted firmly in Edinburgh's Old Town).
Casey’s play "The Archive of Educated Hearts" won The Scotsman's coveted Fringe First Award at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, a Best Theatre Award at the 2019 Adelaide Fringe, "Critic's Choice" from The National Scot (2019), and it was listed in the Scotsman's "TOP TEN returning Theatre or Dance shows" and "TOP FOUR shows to see in under an hour"of the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It was also long-listed for the Old Vic 12 in 2017 during early stages of development in the writing category. It is a cross art-form piece of storytelling exploring the impact of breast cancer through verbatim interviews and an honest autobiographical narrative of grief, strength, compassion and kindness. It has its North American debut in December 2019 at The Soho Playhouse New York City, the same theatre where "Fleabag" and "Hannah Gadsby's "Nanette" took the city by storm.
Her previous work has been shortlisted and nominated for The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund, The MTN Awards, The Underbelly IdeasTap Award, The Infallible Awards, The Sit-Up Awards and The DramaUK Scottish Daily Mail Award. Casey is also an alumnus of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society's Emerging Producers Development Programme and has ten years of experience producing work for the festival and beyond.
Casey began writing, directing and designing as one of the Artistic Directors behind HookHitch Theatre, from there she has gone on to work with many collaborators and companies where she has developed projects through from conception to production. She is currently producing new work as Artistic Director of Lion House Theatre.