About Jordy Deelight
Jordy Deelight is an Edinburgh-based non-binary artist from Leith who works between Edinburgh and Glasgow creating performance-based work for theatre and television. Their work looks at identity and persona in the art of drag, exploring themes of disability, gender and mental health in autobiographical theatre and auto theory based work. Jordy’s aim in their work is to bring conversations about the deep rooted psychology of humans and how they think, feel and act.
Jordy Deelight trained at Queen Margaret University (BA Drama and Performance) 2013-16 and at Edinburgh College of Art (MA Contemporary Art Practice) 2018-20.”
Selected Credits include:
The Tin Forest – NTS (performer), Hey, I’m Alive – Creative Electric (performer & writer), Wasted Youth – Netherbow Theatre (performer, director and writer), Jordy’s 65 Reasons to Live – BBC Scotland (performer), My Mum and Dad Said… - Birds of Paradise & Imaginate (Writer/Performer/Curator), The Honeymoon Period – Netherbow Theatre – [in association with Scottish Youth Theatre’s ‘Making Space’ and Young Scot] (writer, performer and director), My Passion Keeps Me Well – CF Trust (performer), Drag, cystic fibrosis and me – CF Trust, The Covid Diaries (Curator/Performer), Playing Dress Up- Unite Global Pride/IGYLO (Performer/Writer) Young Scot Arts Finalist 2020 – Young Scot (winner).
A Christmas Carol - The Show Must Go Online (performer). BBC Social (producer & contributor).