Kate Lush

Kate moved to South Africa from the UK where she was working as an intimacy coordinator and teacher for 'Intimacy on Set' (Sex Education, Normal People, I May Destroy You etc.) in TV/Film and in theatre. 

While with IOS she worked for NBC/Amblin/Peacock Channel & Sky Atlantic, and various theatre companies, presented the IOS guidelines in the UK, Europe and SA @ DIFF, and has assisted running workshops and presenting the work to industry, such as HBO/BBC/HULU as well as for various theatre companies and drama schools in Europe. 

Since arriving in South Africa, Kate has Intimacy Coordinated on film and TV, run workshops @ AFDA in Cape Town, and online during lock-down and presented the work for SAGA.

In addition to intimacy coordination, Kate is an award nominated actor and movement teacher having gained a 1st Class Degree in Performing Arts from the University of Hertfordshire and an MA in Acting from Manchester Metropolitan University having trained in Poland with Teatr Piesn Kozla (Song of the Goat). 

Organisations and Affiliations

Kate is one of the founding members of the Intimacy Practitioners' Guild EU/UK

Intimacy Practitioners South Africa
Intimacy Practitioners South Africa

Kate is one of the founding members of, Intimacy Practitioners South Africa, who have been instrumental in creating the soon to be launched Protocols for Intimate Content in TV, Film and Associated Media - South Africa

Kate currently acts as intimacy Coordinator Membership Rep as a job share, with the UK Intimacy Coordinator, Elle McAlpine, for the Bectu Union (UK) Intimacy Branch.