Сара Фейхи

Biography

Australian-born Sarah Fahie trained as a dancer at the London Contemporary Dance School following a degree in Performance, Dramaturgy, Culture Studies and Literature at the University of Melbourne. She went on to specialise in choreography and received her MA in 1999. Her work covers engagements as a choreographer, movement and revival director in the fields of opera, theatre and contemporary dance projects. She is also active in research and teaching. In 2003 she received a Jerwood Foundation Choreography Award.

Sarah Fahie’s projects have included movement direction for The Gambler (Richard Jones’ production) and choreography and movement for Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica (Jones) at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; choreography and movement for Peter Grimes (Jones) at La Scala, for Rodelinda at English National Opera and Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne. Sarah has acted as Revival Director for Jones’ Falstaff production at Glyndebourne and directed the semi-staging of Der Rosenkavalier at the BBC Proms. She made her Norwegian début with Oliver Mears’ production of Don Giovanni for Bergen National Opera.

With Stephen Medcalf Sarah has collaborated on Aida at the Royal Albert Hall, Capriccio for Grange Park Opera, The Bartered Bride for Mid Wales Opera. She has acted as choreographer for Elaine Kidd’s productions of La Traviata and La Bohème for Opera Holland Park and was engaged as movement director for Peter Eötvös’ As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams directed by Patrick Dickie at the Almeida Theatre and John Fulljames’ production of The Birds by Ed Hughes for The Opera Group and worked with Olivia Fuchs for Hansel und Gretel for Garsington Opera. Sarah has acted as associate and revival director for David’s Sawer’s Rumplestiltskin with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and recently made her Young Vic début with Nick Gill’s adaptation of The Trial.

At the Guildhall School of Music and Drama she has choreographed several productions including Le Rencontre Imprévue, Mignon and and The Cunning Peasant with Stephen Medcalf; Le Nozze di Figaro with Stephen Langridge and Masquerade with Martin Lloyd-Evans.

The DVD of the Royal Opera production of Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica on Opus Arte won both an Opera and Gramophone award. Peter Grimes from La Scala is released on the same label.
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