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Eleanor Holdridge

Eleanor Holdridge's directing credits include Off-Broadway productions Steve & Idi by David Grimm at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Cycling Past The Matterhorn at the Clurman Theatre, The Imaginary Invalid, and Mary Stuart at the Pearl Theatre Company.  Among her regional productions are Gee's Bend (the Arden Theatre), The Crucible and Much Ado About Nothing (Perseverance Theatre); Noises Off and Art (Triad Stage); Julius Caesar and Macbeth (Milwaukee Shakespeare);  The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Hamlet, As You Like It, Lettice And Lovage, The Tempest, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare & Company).  A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis); Henry V (Shakespeare On The Sound); The Taming Of The Shrew and The Tempest (Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival); Betrayal (Portland Stage Company); The Lion In Winter (Northern Stage); and The Cenci, The Two Noble Kinsmen (Red Heel Theatre Company). In the past Eleanor has been Artistic Director for the Red Heel Theatre Company, Resident Assistant Director at the Shakespeare Theatre and Resident Director at New Dramatists.  She has directed and taught students at the Yale School of Drama, NYU's graduate program and the Juilliard School, among others.  She holds an MFA from Yale School of Drama.