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Sarah Tipple



Katie Haines

October 2015 – January 2016
The Pirates of Penzance
Revival Director – Originally directed by Mike Leigh
Collaboration with English National Opera, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, and Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken

The Snow Queen
Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

August 2014 – Present
The Marriage of Figaro
King’s Head Theatre, London
Opera Up Close

Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage
Aldwych Theatre, London (Associate Director)
Associate Director 2010-2011
Director of the UK Tour 2011 – 2015
Directed European Tour 2013 – 2015 South African and Asia Tour in 2013 – 2014

2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016
Madam Butterfly
Revival Director
Original production by Anthony Minghella
English National Opera
Perth International Arts Festival, Western Australia 2014

December 2013
Barbershopera: El Matador – a Christmas close shave!
Director and Co-creator
Plymouth Theatre Royal

May 2012
Madam Butterfly
Original production by Anthony Minghella
English National Opera

August 2009, January 2010 &January February 2011
Barbershopera III: Apocalpse No! by Tom Sadler, Rob Castell.
Director and Co-creator
Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall & Pleasance Queendome, Edinburgh

December 2009
Annie Get Your Gun by Herbert & Dorothy Fields/Irving Berlin
Claire Studio, Young Vic (production in parallel to main house show)

April 2009
Bay, devised by the company
Young Vic

February 2009
Are you OK? devised by the company
Created for Nabokov, Present: Tense, Southwark Playhouse

November – April 2008/09
Barbershopera by Tom Sadler, Rob Castell
Director and Co-creator
Theatre503, Pleasance Beside & Various on rural tour

August 2008
Greenstick Boy by Maggie Cronin
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

January – February 2008
Mad Funny Just by Creased
Winner of Old Vic New Voices Theatre503 Award
Theatre 503


Sarah won the Old Vic New Voices Theatre503 Award for Mad Funny Just in2007, the Most Promising New Musical for Barbershopera, (Musical Theatre Matters) in 2008 and was shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Fellowship in Theatre for Directing in 2009. In 2008/09 she completed a year-long residency at the Young Vic.
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