The Writers of Wales Database
Playwright, Tv writer and new writing tutor. Born in Swansea, but now resident in Cardiff, Tracy’s first play (past away performed at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff and toured nationally) was staged by Sgript Cymru. She has worked extensively with companies including Sherman Cymru (Cloak Room, tour of Wales and Washington), (no vacancies performed at the Big Sleep Hotel, Cardiff) (The Exquisite Corpse) WMC, Southwark Playhouse and Edinburgh. WNO and Music Theatre Wales.
Tracy has written children’s television episodes for Meees and Imagination Station (S4C, Al Jazeera children’s channel) She is currently adapting no vacancies in to a screenplay with spinning head films and writing a new full length play.She has also worked with West Glamorgan Youth Theatre as a writing workshop leader and drama tutor at Stagecoach Theatre arts school, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Shakespeare4Kidz and the WMC. Tracy has also tutored at Parc Prison Bridgend on the write for Life project .
With respect to past away (Script Cymru 2002):
'Harris is a writer whose distinctive voice and singular vision will make an important contribution to the Welsh dramatic scene’
Graham Williams (Sept 2002)
'This is an impressive play for any writer to be proud of, let alone a 22-year-old graduate making her stage debut. Tracy Harris has a real grasp on the complex human relationships on show here, bringing her characters to life with punchy dialogue and black wit.'
South wales echo (sept 2002)
With respect to the cloak room (Sherman Cymru 2009)
'The gentle yet very true emotions so seemingly easily expressed in Tracy Harris’ writing gives the actors the perfect tool to draw us sympathetically yet dynamically into their story and into their developing relationships’
Michael Kelligan (Theatre in Wales, 2009)
City Scape: No vacancies (Sherman Cymru, 2010)
Past away (Script Cymru, 2002)
Whirlpools of the Mind: Collected Short Stories (editor) (Pine Press, 1999)
How you Might Write a Thriller (co-writer) (How You Might Books, 2001)
Coming of Age (Ant Press, 2005)