Welcome to Kinny Gardner's website

Kinny continues to be Artistic Director for THE KRAZY KAT THEATRE COMPANY, based in Brighton UK. With them he has recently played Prospero in 'A TEMPEST', which was a co-production with Nottingham Playhouse.

He has recently been singing the role of The Magician John Dee in L’ULTIMO BAILA DE ELIZABETTA, with THE LINDSAY KEMP COMPANY which toured Spain and Japan. He has also been seen touring the U.K. in ‘A VICTORIAN MIKADO’ by Stephen Wyatt, playing ‘The Night Watchman’ and ‘Katisha’.

Kinny is currently Development Adviser to the BBC, working on a new Deaf television project.

This site shows aspects of the work he has done internationally, and looks to the future with new projects…

More About Kinny

Born in Edinburgh sometime in the last century,Kinny studied Classical Ballet graduating R.A.D. Advanced in 1976. Further training in MIME and DANCE with Annie Stainer, Lindsay Kemp and at the Martha Graham School in New York, with Martha Graham, Pearl Laing and Helen McGeeghie. Voice teachers include Michael Aspinall, Elisabeth Brice, Arthur Oldham and Dr. Werner Hecht of the Berliner Ensemble. He has studied Kabuki with Gojo Masanosuke, Butoh with Katsu Ohno, and Commedia dell’ Arte with Carlo Mazzone Clementi.  His is C.A.C.D.P. Level 2 Sign Language.

He has featured in GODSPELL, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW and THE MOUSETRAP in London’s West End, and in rep. and tours of THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, CHICAGO, MARAT/SADE, ADRIAN MOLE, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, ASSASSINS, CAFÉ DEBRIS and CABARET.

Kinny Gardner

Kinny is a principle guest artist with The Lindsay Kemp Company and Artistic Director of the Krazy Kat Theatre Company