About Lu Kemp
Lu is a theatre director and dramaturg with a distinctive reputation for her work in new writing, physical theatre and dance.
She has directed for the Citizens, Lyceum, National Theatre of Scotland, RSC, Artangel, and the BBC amongst others.
She is an Associate Artist with the internationally renowned company Inspector Sands, for whom she created and directed The Lounge, Mass Observation, and If That’s All There Is.
As a dance dramaturg Lu has worked for DanceXchange, Rambert, Sadler’s Wells and The Place in the UK, and de Stilte Dance in the NL.
She began her career as the Scottish Arts Council Trainee Theatre Director at TAG, Citizens Theatre, and later trained on the LEM at Lecoq, Paris, and with Anne Bogart’s SITI Company, New York.
Lu is currently the Artistic Director of Perth Theatre for whom she has directed Aladdin, Knives in Hens, Richard III, A Six Inch Layer of Topsoil and the Fact it Rains and Kes.