Angharad Lee was born and bred in Porth in the Rhondda Valley. She has been working as a director of theatre, opera and film since 2009 and is also studying for an MA in Arts Management at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Prior to this, she trained as an actress at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and as a singer at the Royal Academy of Music in London. When not directing, her time is spent devising and managing Creative Learning Projects for the Arts Council of Wales. She speaks both Welsh and English fluently. Angharad is also the Voice and Shakespeare Coach for the BA Performance course at Trinity St David’s and a guest lecturer specialising in new writing at the University of South Wales and Y Coleg Cymraeg.
Director of Theatre and Opera including: Alix in Wundergarten; Lasso the Moon; To Kill a Machine; Gair ar Gnawd; Kiss Me Like You Mean It; Mefus; Fun Palaces; Happy Christmas Tommy; Innocent as Strawberries; Madam Butterfly; Rasputin; Y Colectif; The Little Sweep; Sinderela; SXTO; Honk; Protest Fudur; Gair ar Gnawd; Nine Stories High; Jac a'r Goeden Ffa; Tân; Al ac Ant a'r Cler Hudol; Cwrw Chips a Darlith Deg; Wee Need Bees; Journey; What Happened Next?; Script Slam; Read A Million Words; High School Musical; Bang Project; Elixir Project; The Magician’s Cat; The Calling of Maisy Day; Singing Club; Schools’ Shakespeare; BBC One Night of Shakespeare.
Director of Film including: Plu Oen; ABCDAD; Quick Round?; Know Your Enemy as well as Gair ar Gnawd which was a live broadcast for Welsh National Opera.
Creator of Creative Learning Projects for companies including: Arts Council of Wales; Sherman Cymru; Inside Out Cymru; Theatre Genedlaethol Cymru; Spectacle Theatre; Agor Drysau; RCT Borough Council; Porth County Comprehensive; Big Foot Arts; Fresh Ink; Design Detectives; Ysgol Hen Heol; Porth County Community School; National Youth Theatre of Wales; Artswork Cymru; Cyfle; Arad Goch’s Agor Drysau; Welsh National Opera.
Awards: To Kill A Machine – Best Director - Wales Theatre Awards 2016 (nominated); To Kill A Machine - Best Production - Wales Theatre Awards 2016 (nominated); Gair ar Gnawd – Best Production - Royal Philharmonic Awards 2016 (nominated); SXTO - Best Production for TYA - Wales Theatre Awards 2013 (nominated); Creative Wales Award 2015 - 2016: Researching Opera for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (winner).