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Eleanor Rhode


Director Eleanor Rhode is an Associate Artist for HighTide, for whom she directed the musical Thor and Loki for the Edinburgh and HighTide Festivals with Vicky Graham Productions. Her most recent work includes the world premiere of Boudica by Tristan Bernays for the Globe Theatre, Blue Door for Theatre Royal Bath, and Wendy and Peter Pan for The Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh.

In 2009 she co-founded Snapdragon Productions to bring neglected and unknown works to new audiences. Work for Snapdragon includes the critically acclaimed production of Toast by Richard Bean (UK Tour and New York), which was nominated for Best Touring Production at the 2016 UK Theatre Awards; and the award-winning world premiere of musical Teddy by Tristan Bernays and Dougal Irvine, which she revived last year for a national tour and London run at the Vaults.

Other recent work includes: Frankenstein (Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall); Terrorism (Bush Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Watford Palace Theatre); When We Were Women (Orange Tree Theatre); Toast and Thark (both Park Theatre); Generous; The Drawer Boy and A Life (all Finborough Theatre) and the world premiere of the musical For All That for Centerstage Theater, Seattle.

Forthcoming productions include King John for the Royal Shakespeare Company.