Kasia Lech is a scholar, actor, storyteller, puppeteer, and a Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts at Canterbury Christ Church University. She holds a PhD from University College Dublin. She has published on verse in contemporary performance, theatre translation, multilingual theatre, European theatre, theatre and animal rights, and puppetry. Kasia trained as an actor at the National Academy of Theatre Arts in Poland and has performed in numerous productions in Poland, Ireland, and the UK, including starring as the Grey Cat, a puppet that co-hosted the awarded live TV show for children CyberMysz on Polish national television. She is a co-founder of Polish Theatre Ireland – an intercultural theatre company based in Dublin. Kasia also runs Bubble Revolution a multimedia project that explores new ways of translating theatre. In 2018 Kasia became an Executive Director at TheTheatreTimes.com, a global theatre portal.