January 22, 2007 - June 15, 2007
Eleanor Holdridge has directed numerous productions both Off Broadway and regionally. Her Off-Broadway productions include CYCLING PAST THE MATTERHORN at the Clurman Theatre, THE IMAGINARY INVALID, and MARY STUART at the Pearl Theatre Company. Among her regional productions are HAMLET, THE PROMISE, AS YOU LIKE IT, LETTICE and LOVAGE, THE TEMPEST, TWELFTH NIGHT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and MADAME DE TREYMES for Shakespeare & Company; THE CRUCIBLE for Perseverance Theatre; NOISES OFF and ART at Triad Stage, JULIUS CAESAR for Milwaukee Shakespeare; THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival; A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM for the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis; HENRY V for Shakespeare on the Sound; THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and THE TEMPEST for the Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival; BETRAYAL for the Portland Stage Company; THE LION IN WINTER at Northern Stage; and THE CENCI, THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, and Christopher Marlowe's DIDO and AENEAS for the Red Heel Theatre Company. Eleanor has acted as Artistic Director for the Red Heel Theatre Company and Yale Cabaret, and has been a Resident Assistant Director at the Shakespeare Theatre and a Resident Director at New Dramatists. She has directed and taught students at the Yale School of Drama, NYU's graduate program, the Juilliard School, and the Shakespeare Theatre Academy for Classical Acting. She holds an MFA from Yale School of Drama and is a Usual Suspect at the New York Theatre Workshop.