WHO WE ARE...
Greedy Pig Theatre Company is based in Bath and was founded in 2018 by Bath Spa University alumni, Lex and Doug. The pair met through their shared passion for musical theatre, and it has since become apparent that they also share a creative drive for many other kinds of theatre. Holly joined the sty in 2021 after working with Greedy Pig as a freelance producer. As the most recent pig to join the sty, Rhys has previously worked with Greedy Pig as an Actor and Assistant Director.
THE GREEDY PIGS:
WRITER & MARKETING MANAGER
Douglas Murdoch is a writer, producer and one of the co-founders of Greedy Pig Theatre Company. Doug spent the first several years in Greedy Pig producing, and has co-produced all of Greedy Pig's projects to date. His true passion, however, lies in writing, and he has written a selection of Greedy Pig projects, including 'Close Your Eyes, I'm Filming' (2020), 'The Fish Cage' (2021) and 'Peacock' (2023), alongside co-writing 'The Last Thing He Saw Was A Ferret' (2022). He studied an MA in Scriptwriting at Bath Spa University, which fueled his passion for telling LGBTQ+ stories within his writing, and is now exploring both stage and screen writing, recently receiving a top 10% placing in the BBC Writers' Room Open Call 2022.
Doug is also a marketing specialist, having previously worked as the Marketing & Access Officer at the Egg Theatre in Bath, and now working freelance. He also does guest teaching/lecturing on scriptwriting, having recently worked with Somerset Youth Theatre and Bath Spa University.
DIRECTOR & INTIMACY DIRECTOR
Lex Kaby (she/her) is a freelance Director, Theatre-Maker and Intimacy Director based in the South West UK. Lex is the current Intern Director at The Rondo Theatre, Bath. She works as the in-house Director, Facilitator and Intimacy Director for Greedy Pig Theatre Company Ltd and has directed all of the company’s productions and projects to date. As well as this, Lex has worked extensively as a director and choreographer for Rare Productions.
Lex's is driven by bold and politically challenging theatre as well as comedic and naturalistic new writing. She is passionate about working with exciting, progressive scripts and forward-thinking creatives. Lex enjoys playing with form, working with physical movement, surrealism and naturalism. Lex is currently studying an MA in Directing at Bath Spa University and is passionate about gender in performance and is currently researching the ways in which actors and directors portray gender and intimacy on the stage.
Lex is an Intimacy Director (for live performance and stage) and is currently Certification Pending after successfully passing, Level 3 of the Certification programme at IDC Professionals, NYC. Lex has also trained at Theatrical Intimacy Education (TIE) and has completed individual training courses in Advocacy and Allyship, Safeguarding, Bystander Intervention, Anti-Harassment Training, Anti-Racism training, Mental Health First Aid and Trauma Stewardship. Lex has a strong focus on creating brave and consent-forward rehearsal spaces in every project that she approaches.
CREATIVE PRODUCER & OUTREACH OFFICER
Holly Jefferies is a freelance creative producer, project administrator and theatre-maker, based in the South West. As a part-time MA student in Creative Producing she is also an associate producer for Bath Spa Productions. Holly has experience fulfilling arts administration roles for the Ustinov Studio at the Theatre Royal Bath and for Wise Children’s The School for Wise Children summer programme. Recent creative projects include Coven at SparkFest Digital 2020, Polly Teale’s ‘Jane Eyre’ at Bath Spa University Theatre, Greedy Pig Theatre Company’s recent small tour of ‘The Fish Cage’, and Gabrielle Finnegans ‘Cat and her Whittington’ at SparkFest 2021.
With a passion for the transformative power of the arts Holly enjoys making work that experiments with form to talk about real world issues.
ACTOR, DIRECTOR & WRITER
Rhys is an actor, director, writer and theatre-maker based in the South West UK. His recent acting credits include: Mo Pedalo in The Wrong Pod at The Mission Theatre Bath, Bishop of Ross in The Glove Thief at Ustinov Studios, Theatre Royal Bath, Dan in Greedy Pig’s newest production, Spoil Me at The Rondo Theatre, Bath and understudy for the roles of Seamus and Noah in Greedy Pig Theatre Company’s Peacock. Rhys thoroughly enjoyed his time working with Greedy Pig as part of the touring cast of Peacock and also worked as the Assistant Director on the project. Rhys is currently Assistant Directing Greedy Pig’s newest production Spoil Me as well as acting in it.
Having trained at the National Youth Theatre and Bath Spa University, he has experience in devising theatre, voice acting, directing, comedy and stage combat. He has a BADC standard certificate in single sword and unarmed combat and is currently training in quarterstaff, axe and shield. Rhys is passionate about working with comedic new writing, farce and naturalism. Rhys enjoys exploring social issues in his work and is currently writing a new play for Greedy Pig based on family dynamics and the societal expectations and pressures that can influence relationships. Rhys' directing process is consent led and collaborative.