Robert Softley Gale

Robert Softley Gale is an established figure in the Scottish arts scene, with over twelve years of experience in diverse and varied roles – including actor and performer, writer and advocate of equality of access to the arts.

Robert’s professional acting debut was in 2002 and since then he has appeared in many productions – including co-writing and performing in Girl X for NTS. His award-winning solo performance – If These Spasms Could Speak – was a hit of the 2013 Made in Scotland programme and has subsequently toured internationally to countries including Brazil, Estonia, Ireland and India.

A graduate of Glasgow University, Robert is an Artistic Director of Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, Scotland’s touring company that promotes the work of disabled artists. Robert also sits on the board of NTS.