Lex Kaby (she/her) is a freelance Director and Intimacy Director & Coordinator based in Bath, Bristol, London and the South West UK. Lex has recently finished her directing internship at The Rondo Theatre, Bath. She works as the Director and Intimacy Director for Greedy Pig Theatre Company Ltd and has directed all of the company’s productions and projects to date. As well as this, Lex has worked extensively as a Director and Choreographer for Rare Productions.
Lex's is driven by bold and politically challenging theatre as well as comedic and naturalistic new writing. She is passionate about working with exciting, progressive scripts and forward-thinking creatives. Lex enjoys playing with form, working with physical movement, surrealism and naturalism.
Lex is currently studying an MA in Directing at Bath Spa University and is passionate about gender in performance and is currently researching the ways in which actors and directors portray gender, human connection and intimacy on the stage.
Lex's primary Intimacy Direction training has been with IDC Professionals NYC. She has 100+ hours of training with IDC and has trained in Level 1 Foundations of Intimacy, Level 2 - Applications of Consent & Intimacy, and Level 3 Certification Program (2023 cohort). Lex is now Pending Certification and engaging in the Level 4 mentorship program. Lex has a strong focus on creating safer and more consent-forward rehearsal spaces in every project that she approaches. Lex has also trained extensively with Theatrical Intimacy Education (TIE) with a total of 35+ hours of training hours.
GREEDY PIG THEATRE COMPANY LTD
Lex works as the Director, Intimacy Director and Co-Producer for Greedy Pig Theatre Company.
Greedy Pig Theatre Company is a Bath-based theatre company run by Douglas Murdoch, Lex Kaby and Holly Jefferies. At Greedy Pig, we love to play with perceptions of normality in our work, and are passionate about exploring themes surrounding gender, and telling LGBTQIA+ and feminist stories. At Greedy Pig, inclusion is at the heart of everything we do. We believe wholeheartedly that the stories we tell should reflect the world we live in, and recognise our role in ensuring that theatre is for everyone.