About Vlad Butucea
Vlad Butucea is a Glasgow-based, Romanian-born writer. He was mentored by Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, and holds a Master in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from the University of Glasgow. In 2019, he made his professional debut writing one part of National Theatre of Scotland’s sci-fi trilogy Interference, and the following year he was a contributing-writer on Hope Dickson Leach’s film Ghost Light (National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival). Most recently, he created The Edwin Morgan Bot (2021), an experimental digital response to Edwin Morgan’s Centenary Celebrations, and has developed his new play Silkworm (2022), commissioned by Pearlfisher.
Vlad is currently working towards a PhD in digital theatre and performance at the University of Glasgow, and is a part-time assistant lecturer in drama and performance at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.