Liza Giffen

festival theatre

Liza Giffen has been the Director of Archives at the Stratford Festival since 2014, heading up the largest single theatre archive in North America, focusing on opening the archive to new users through outreach and the implementation of a new catalogue at the same time as creating new academic and practitioner relationships. Previously she was Head of Archives for the publishing firm of D C Thomson in Scotland, as well as having been Engagement Manager for The National Archives (UK), Head of Collections at the University of Leeds’ Special Collections, Surveying Officer for the Business Archives Council of Scotland and Archivist at The Women’s Library in London.