Athena Stevens is an acclaimed writer, performer, director and social activist. She is the Artistic Director of Aegis Productions Ltd, writer on attachment at the Finborough Theatre and Creative Council member and Associate Artist at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
She is currently launching the self-advocacy platform Make Your Own Damn Tea and an accompanying book. Athena is a contributor to Huff Post, The Stage, The Guardian, The Independent and The Mighty. She is a TEDx speaker and a founding member of the Women’s Equality Party.
Athena is a Trustee for Theatre Deli, a Patron for Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation, an Advocate for Index On Censorship, an Accessibility Consultant for TFL, founder of the Primadonna Literary Festival and a National Freelance Task Force member. Born in Chicago, she now lives in London. Athena was born with athetoid cerebral palsy.