Lewis is an award winning playwright and performance maker. His work is rooted in collaboration and storytelling.
He is the 2019 IASH Creative Fellow for the University of Edinburgh and the Traverse Theatre. He is Creative Lead on The Coming Back Out Ball for the National Theatre of Scotland, Embedded Artist for Creative Carbon Scotland, and an Associate of Playwrights’ Studio Scotland.
Recent credits include Rocket Post! (National Theatre of Scotland), BOYS (The Pappy Show), How To Fix a Broken Wing (Catherine Wheels), and Cèilidh (Theatre Gu Leòr).
As an associate of Analogue he won two Fringe Firsts and the Arches Brick Award for his work on Mile End, Beachy Head, 2401 Objects (with Oldenburg Staatstheater) and Stowaway.
Other credits include two collaborations with Ailie Cohen Puppet Maker, The Secret Life of Suitcases (Unicorn) and Cloud Man, as well as Friends Electric (Visible Fictions) Leaving Planet Earth (Grid Iron/EIF) Instructions for Butterfly Collectors, A Perfect Child and Sea Change (Oran Mor),
His work has toured extensively throughout Scotland the rest of the world including performances in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and the USA.
LEWIS HETHERINGTON AT NATIONAL THEATRE SCOTLAND: