Sarah Giles is an award-winning opera and theatre director. Opera directing credits include: for Victorian Opera, Lorelei; for Sydney Chamber Opera and Sydney Festival, O Mensch!, Pas À Pas –Nulle Part and Into The Little Hill; for the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Kreutzer Vs Kreutzer. Sarah has directed for companies such as: Sydney Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company, State Theatre of South Australia, Griffin Theatre, Sydney Chamber Opera, Victorian Opera and Queensland Opera. At Sydney Theatre Company, Sarah was the Richard Wherrett Fellow, and Resident Director. She received Helpmann Award and Green Room Award nominations for Best Director of an Opera for her world premiere Victorian Opera production of Lorelei which won Best New Australian work and Best Design at the Green Room Awards where it was nominated in five categories. Lorelei was remounted at Victorian Opera and at Opera Queensland. Sarah won Best Direction of an Independent Production for her production of The Ugly One with Griffin at the Sydney Theatre Awards.