St Catherine’s College are delighted to announce that the acclaimed director of opera and theatre, Deborah Warner, will be joining us as this year’s Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre. Deborah will be giving her inaugural lecture on Wednesday 16 October 2019 in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine’s College.
In 1987 Deborah joined the Royal Shakespeare Company as Resident Director, and from 1989-1997, Deborah was an Associate Director at the National Theatre. Over her career, Deborah has worked extensively in the fields of theatre, opera and classical music. Examples of her work as a Director include the plays Electra, King Lear and Richard II; and the operas The Turn of the Screw for the Royal Opera, which won the Evening Standard and South Bank Awards; Dido and Aeneas and La Traviata for the Vienna Festival.