Sepy Baghaei is a theatre director and playwright based in London. She originally trained as an actor at the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art, before moving to London to complete an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. In 2023, she was invited to take part in the National Theatre Directors course.

Sepy is primarily drawn to new writing, and has workshopped new plays with the National Theatre Studio and the Royal Shakespeare Company. She has worked with a range of British theatre companies including: English Touring Theatre, the National Theatre, Sheffield Theatres, Almeida Theatre and Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Sepy has won, and been nominated for, a variety of awards. Her play A Good Day Will Come was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Playwriting. As director, Sepy won Best Overall Production for Something To Be Done at Short+Sweet Sydney, where she was also nominated for the Best New Talent award. She has been longlisted for the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, and was a recipient of the Ian Potter Cultural Trust Award and the Guildford Academic Associates scholarship.

Sepy also serves on the board of Stage Directors UK.