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Lydia is an award-winning theatre director and audio producer. Her debut play, An Orange in the Subway by Owen Thomas, transferred from The Other Room, Cardiff, to VAULT Festival in 2020, and was subsequently shortlisted for the New Work Award for Week 5 VAULTs. Her audio piece, 'Chameleon' won the Rising Award at the International HearSay Audio Festival 2021. Lydia has also been associate director, movement director and assistant director at Bloomsbury Theatre, London, and had training from Young Artists' Festival, Cardiff, and National Youth Theatre.


Company by Stephen Sondheim.

Directed by Lydia Kenny and Maddie Dunn

University College London, 26-28th May 2022.

My Land's Shore by .Christopher J Orton and Robert Gould.

Directed by Catherine Mclean and Lewis Bentley.

Associate Movement Director and Band Swing (violin, clarinet, baritone saxophone)

Bloomsbury Theatre, London 17th-19th February 2022.

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell.

Directed by Catherine Mclean and Josh Moore.

Associate Movement Director.

Bloomsbury Theatre, London 18th-20th November 2021.

Theatrephonic Anniversary episodes.

Produced by Emmeline Braefield.

Theatrephonic. August 2021

Chameleon (audio documentary).

Produced and directed by Lydia Kenny.

Winner of the Rising Award at the HearSay Audio Prize 2021 

Played at the HearSay International Audio Festival May 2021

An Orange in the Subway by Owen Thomas.

Directed by Lydia Kenny.

Produced by Lydia Kenny and Mica Williams.

VAULT Video Club in immersive 360-degree video, 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.

Directed by Lydia Kenny.

Produced by Lydia Kenny and Cat on a Piano.

Theatrephonic. January 2021

Live on the Drive! 

A 10-week street concert series 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 and Movement Director

Bloomsbury Theatre, 5th-7th March 2020.

Winner Best Bloomsbury Production 2020

Nominated for Best Individual Contributor to the Arts, UCL 2020

Wanker Magic by Paul Stoyle. Directed by Lydia Kenny.

Rehearsed Reading, The Other Room. April 2019

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

Other skills

British Sign Language Level 1 2019

TEFL 120 hour Premier Course 2020. Tutor, Team Liaison and training lead with Opportutoring since 2020.

Looking forward to the Three Little Pigs with Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra tomorrow
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Chameleon - Lydia Kenny - HearSay Audio Prize 2021

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