Debris Stevenson

As writer/performer, for the Royal Court: Poet in da Corner (& 14-18 NOW).

As writer, for the Royal Court: The Song Project.

Dyslexic academic, Grime-poet and Dancehall raving activist. Debris explores the intersectional, unexpected and unjust – ideally whilst making you laugh and/or dance.

Debris has worked in 30 countries, raised over £300,000 with her company The Mouthy Poets to develop young talent, designed foundation performance poetry modules at Nottingham University and had her debut poetry pamphlet, Pigeon Party, published by Flipped Eye.

Debris’ debut show, Poet in da Corner, premiered at the Royal Court in 2018 receiving 4-5 star reviews before touring the UK in early 2020 alongside the release of the album (Accidental Records). Poet in da Corner toured the UK early 2020 alongside the release of the album (Accidental Records).

Debris is currently developing several TV shows, a play for Hightide Theatre and The Write to Rave, an immersive play exploring raving as radicalism. When Debris’ not writing she can be found dancing for The Heatwave, Red Bull Music Academy and Sillis Movement.