Sarah Giles is an award-winning opera and theatre director.
Opera directing credits include: O Mensch! by Pascal Dusapin, Libretto by Friedrich Nietzsche, Pas à Pas – Nulle Part by György Kurtág, Libretto by Samuel Beckett and Into the Little Hill by George Benjamin, Libretto by Martin Crimp, all for Sydney Chamber Opera and Sydney Festival. As a theatre director, Sarah has worked with Sydney Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company, Griffin Theatre and State Theatre of South Australia.
Sarah was the Richard Wherrett Fellow at Sydney Theatre Company in 2011 and was Co-Resident Director at Sydney Theatre Company in 2013. Sarah won a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Director for The Ugly One at Griffin. Her production, Lorelei with Victorian Opera, was nominated for a Green Room Award for Best Direction of an Opera, five Helpmann Awards including Best Direction of an Opera, and won the Helpmann Award for Best New Australian Work.