Stephanie Yamson is a British-Ghanaian Creative.
She previously worked on the EMMY and BAFTA Award Winning TV Series, I May Destroy You (BBC & HBO), written by Michaela Coel, as a Script Consultant. She is currently working on the newly commissioned TV series, Dreaming Whilst Black (BBC), written by Adjani Salmon and Ali Hughes, after leading the writers room.
Stephanie’s TV pilot for an original series called Winging It was recently chosen for a Sky Table Read, produced by #Merky Films.
As a Writer, Stephanie’s voice centres female narratives that drive story. She started her writing career as a co-writer of Krunch, a play developed and produced by Talawa Theatre Company, which toured South Africa and the UK.
As a Creator and Producer, Stephanie’s projects include Elevate Writers Room, (a scriptwriters course for ethnically diverse women), a Screen Acting Masterclass with BBC Director Nigel Douglas, (for online distribution for the Ascend Actors Group) and a business podcast pilot called From Side Hustle To Main Hustle (for Sylvia Paul).
As an Actress, Stephanie trained at The London School of Musical Theatre and, since graduating, has worked in TV, Film, Theatre and Voice Over with companies including the BBC, Channel 4, the Young Vic, Southwark Playhouse and Talawa Theatre Company.
As a Director, Stephanie has assisted and directed theatre shows at a range of venues including the Hackney Empire, Young Vic, Sadler’s Wells and Hammersmith Apollo.
Stephanie as also worked as a Workshop Facilitator, leading numerous drama workshops for adults and young people, covering a variety of subjects including poetry, scriptwriting, acting, Black history and, diversity and inclusion; working with companies such as Talawa Theatre Company, Southwark Playhouse and London Bubble.
Business and Finance