Kit loved telling stories and creating worlds from childhood. He lived in a fantasy world which he would escape to when things got tough, and even though he might not have been able to articulate it then - he felt the power and magic that can be woven with storytelling. From the age of seven he would write stories and create puppet shows for his baby brothers and their friends. He once wrote a ‘novel’ about a warrior which he posted to the queen. Unfortunately her Majesty never read it, and tragically there was only one copy.
From those first puppet shows to his current work, with every project Kit feels that he learns something vital and different about how to share stories. He imagines that this learning, playing and evolving will continue til the day that he dies. Because that journey and the new risks of each show feels dangerous and glorious.
Kit is now an award winning London-based writer, director and performer of playfully bombastic theatre. His work balances absurdist comedy with heart-felt explorations into what it means to be human, and uses an eclectic mix of performance tropes and styles. Much of his work uses direct address as a way of forging a really active and engaged relationship with his audience.
His last show Testosterone won The Pleasance Indie Award for Best Theatre Show and the Highly Commended Award at Vaults Festival. It was also selected by British Council for the Edinburgh Showcase and shortlisted for both The Samuel Beckett Award and Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award. Kit is the Artistic Director of Vacuum Theatre - a cross-disciplinary troupe making cutting edge meta-theatrical work. He also works freelance and collaborates as a writer and director with other companies and practitioners around the world - showing and developing work in Greece, Denmark, Kazakhstan, Canada and Brazil. As a transgender man, Kit is particularly interested in the complexities of identity.