Eleanor is an Associate Artist for Hightide. Her most recent work includes the critically acclaimed world premiere of BOUDICA by Tristan Bernays for the Globe Theatre.
“Eleanor Rhode directs with an assurance that should make her a permanent fixture at the Globe.” The Guardian ★★★★
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 (“Eleanor Rhode’s direction rings as true as the writing.” Sunday Express ★★★★) and the world premiere of TEDDY by Tristan Bernays and Dougal Irvine, which won Best New Musical at the 2016 Off West End Awards (“Eleanor Rhode directs with pizzazz. Energy and invention abound. Remarkable.” Evening Standard ★★★★).
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.
Eleanor trained at Mountview and the National Theatre Studio.