Ailie is a puppeteer, performer, illustrator, maker, designer and puppetry director for among others, National Theatre of Scotland, Grid Iron, TAG, The Citizens, and The Lyceum. Shows include I Vant to be Alone, Rumpelstiltskin at the Fairytale Laundry, Jazz Mouse, The New Not New, Museum of Dreams.
She is currently co-creating Ice House, The Lemon Tree Christmas show for 2019.
Ailie is an associate artist of Puppet State Theatre Company, with which she collaborated on The Man Who Planted Trees, and has toured worldwide since 2006.
Ailie has also worked for National Theatre of Scotland; Imaginate; and was co-deviser, performer, puppet and props maker for National Theatre London’s Cupboard of Surprises Inside Out Festival 2012 which was part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.