Lou Brodie is a performance maker and applied artist based in Scotland. Through an artistic process rooted in social practice and conviviality Lou produces art works and events in collaboration with communities, people and place. Lou works predominantly with children and teenagers creating projects that celebrate and empowers their voices. Her work takes on a variety of forms in response to the content and inquiry of each new project.
Graduating in 2004 from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with a BA(Hons) in Contemporary Theatre Practice Lou has gone on to work with a range of companies and artists including; Visible Fictions, Tramway, Random Accomplice, The Arches, macrobert arts centre, Lyra Theatre, Imaginate, Mammalian Diving Reflex and Nic Green.
She is currently associate artist with Platform in Glasgow’s Easterhouse and recently completed a year long residency with Imaginate. In 2009/10 she collaborated with Nic Green on her award winning production Trilogy touring across Britain and Ireland and has presented her solo performance work Palm to Palm at London’s Ovalhouse, SPILL festival, The Festival of Dangerous Ideas and at Gallery West in Toronto.