Associate Director In Parenthesis
Previously for Welsh National Opera
Director A Christmas Carol, Unheard Voices – CREW, My Perfect World, Gary the Llama (WNO Youth Opera and Youth & Community projects).
Genesis Assistant Director Usher House, La Chute de la Maison Usher
Recent engagements: Associate Director: Usher House (San Francisco Opera). Director: Mr Punch and Me (RWCMD); Alcina (Arcola Theatre’s Grimeborn Festival); Nighthawks (Yellow Earth Theatre).
Forthcoming engagements: Director: Kommilitonen! (WNO Youth Opera); a new production for Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells.
As WNO Genesis Assistant Director, Polly worked with David Pountney, Mariusz Trelinski, Pierre Audi, Miranda Lakerveld, Martin Constantine and Alessandro Talevi. She makes her mainstage debut with WNO in Spring 2017 with Le Vin herbè, Frank Martin’s operatic retelling of the Tristan and Isolde myth. Polly is the recipient of an INDEPENDENT OPERA Fellowship 2016.