Imara Savage


Imara Savage is an award-winning director who works across opera, theatre and screen.

She has directed productions for Sydney Theatre Company, where she was resident director between 2016-2018, Belvoir Theatre, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Sydney Chamber Opera, and Griffin Theatre, among others. Pieces she directed include Fly Away Peter by Elliott Gyger and Top Girls by Caryl Churchill. Savage has staged operas by Kaija Saariaho (The Passion of Simone), Philip Glass (In the Penal Colony) and Benjamin Britten (Owen Wingrave).


National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney

University of Technology, Sydney

Prizes and Awards (selection)

Helpmann Awards

Sydney Theatre Awards

Best Opera in the Time Out Awards for Owen Wingrave