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Kane Husbands


Kane Husbands is the Founder and Artistic Director of The PappyShow and a Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. He is a facilitator, director, performer and maker specialising in movement, dance, ensemble and physical theatre. His work and research look into diversity, inclusion and difference and finding spaces where many identities thrive. His work is often site-specific and seen on stages, screen and in digital spaces. Kane is an associate of the National Youth Theatre, Squint Theatre and The North Wall, Oxford. He choreographed the Welcoming Ceremonies of the London Olympics, Paralympics, and the Glasgow Commonwealth Team.


For the National: Blues for an Alabama Sky

As a director for The PappyShow work includes: BOYS, Boy Fly, GIRLS, CARE, SHINE BLACK, OUR HOUSE and What Do You See?.

Other work for theatre includes productions for the National Theatre, Chichester, Nottingham Playhouse, Sheffield Crucible, the Old Vic, the Midlands Arts Centre (Birmingham), the SCOOP Outdoor Theatre, Rose Bruford College, the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of West London, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (Cardiff), the National Youth Theatre, the King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture (Saudi Arabia), the National Theatre of Scotland, the Kiln, Fran Wen, among other companies and venues.