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Director/Performer

BRASS by Benjamin Till. Musical Director - Lucas Bailey.

Musician (violin and tenor saxophone)

Cheltenham Everyman. May 2021.

Chameleon - short audio documentary piece produced by Lydia Kenny.

Winner of the Rising Award at the HearSay Audio Prize 2021 

Played at the HearSay International Audio Festival May 2021.

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Orchid Fields by Barbara Jennings, directed by Emmeline Braefield.

Lydia plays D.S. Casey.

Theatrephonic. May 2021.

An Orange in the Subway by Owen Thomas, directed by Lydia Kenny

VAULT Video Club in immersive 360 degree video, 4th-7th March 2021.

VAULT Festival 2020, 25th February - 1st March 2020. Nominated for 'Best Origins' award for week 5.

Rehearsed Reading at Wales Millennium Centre, September 2019

The Other Room, Young Artists Festival, April 2019

 

Hoping for Butterflies by Lydia Kenny

Writer/Director/Co-Producer

Theatrephonic. January 2021

On Air! Directed by Su Colverd

Actor-Musician

Curious Move Theatre Company, tour of 35 private gardens, Cheltenham Playhouse, Chapel Arts, Stroud Theatre Festival

July-October 2020

Bacchus Reborn by Emmeline Braefield.

Lydia plays Michaela.

Theatrephonic. October 2020

Murder in Mind by Emmeline Braefield.

Lydia plays Isabella Radcliffe.

Theatrephonic. September 2020

Sleepy Hollow: The Musical by Jim Christian and Tom Edward Clark. Musical Director: Lucas Bailey.

Musician (violin)

Cheltenham Everyman/ Rococo Gardens. August 2020

Vasilisa R&D with Curious Move Theatre Company.

July 2020, composer

Live on the Drive! 

A 10 week concert series for the local street during the 2020 summer lockdown.

Lydia collaborated and performed with pianist Damian Kenny and dancer Zoe Turner.

April-June 2020

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. Directed by Srishti Chakrabourghty

Assistant Director, Movement Director. Nominated for Best Individual Contributor to the Arts, UCL 2019/2020

Bloomsbury Theatre, 5th-7th March 2020. Winner Best Bloomsbury Production 2019/2020

When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovall. Directed by Fi Ross. Musical Director: Simon Turner.

Musician (violin and saxophones)

Red Dog Theatre Company, South West Tour. September-October 2019

The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Directed by Kate Raw

Miranda/Musician/Spirit

Stroud Shakespeare Festival, The Dell RSC. June/August 2019

Scarlett Pimpernel Directed by Kirstie Davis

Actor-Musician (violin, saxophones and percussion)

Cheltenham Everyman. July 2019

Wanker Magic by Paul Stoyle. Directed by Lydia Kenny.

Rehearsed Reading, The Other Room. April 2019

Shoulder to Shoulder Directed by Fi Ross

Actor-Musician (violin)

Croome Court. May 2018

Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra Children’s Concert Series. Conductor: Glyn Oxley.

Red Riding Hood. Music by Robert Patterson and words by Roald Dahl.

Three Little Pigs. Music by Robert Patterson and words by Roald Dahl.

Lieutenant Kijé. Music by Sergueï Prokofiev and words by Lydia Kenny.

Director, narrator and soloist

Stroud Subrooms, Cheltenham Town Hall, 2017-2018 concert season

Robinson Directed by Mathilde Lopez

Book Clubber

Give It a Name Theatre, Chapter Arts. May 2019

School of Music: Live! Devised by the company

Head Girl

Cheltenham Music and Literature Festivals, St. Georges, Bristol, Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Barnes Children’s Literature Festival

2017-2019

 

Journey of Trilice RWCMD

Luz, 2017

What I Go to School For-The Busted Musical. Directed by Steven Dexter

Ensemble

Brighton Theatre Royal YMTUK 2017

 

Macbeth Directed by Stuart Harvey

Actor-Musician and ensemble

Edinburgh Fringe Festival YMTUK 2016

Harvest Fire. Directed by Lewis Barfoot

Dancer

Aberdeen International Youth Festival YMTUK 2015

Lydia trained with the Young Actor's Studio at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

She studied singing (Estill Method) with Tim Richards.

Stage Combat: Academy of Performance Combat (APC)

Advanced: Unarmed, Knife (Rec), Axe, Rapier and Cloak, Broadsword and Axe, Broadsword and Shield.

Lydia is a member of the MC_Combat Fight team and is on the books of Take 3 Action Agency

Dance

Lydia holds Distinctions in RAD Intermediate Ballet, RAD Grade 8 Ballet and ISTD Intermediate Tap.

She was on the National Youth Dance Wales Step Up programme 2017/18 for ballet and contemporary dance with Kerry Nicholls. She was a South West Young Choreographer 2018.

Other skills

British Sign Language Level 1 2019

TEFL 120 hour Premier Course