Giles Havergal biography
At Writers Theatre: Travels With My Aunt
Giles Havergal was Director of the Citizens' Theatre Glasgow with Philip Prowse and Robert David MacDonald from 1969 to 2003. He acted and directed with the Citizen's Company. His adaptions include Travels With My Aunt which started at Citizens' and later played in London, where it won an Olivier Award, in New York, David Copperfield for Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, Les Liasons Dangereuses and The House of Mirth for American Conservatory Theater San Francisco (of which he is an associate artist). He has played his one man adaption of Death in Venice in Glasgow, New York and San Francisco. His work in opera includes productions for Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, Minnesota Opera, Vancouver, Wexford and Buxton. In October 2010 he directed a new version of The Merry Widow for Opera North.
[Bio as of April 2011]