Theatre & Opera Director
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Recent projects
/ Directing IF NOT NOW, WHEN? by Isabel Hague, at the NT Dorfman Theatre
// Developing new plays in workshops for the RSC and Royal Exchange, Manchester
/// Participating in the Royal Opera House’s inaugural IMMERSIVE OPERA LAB, exploring new technologies and ideas for innovative operatic experiences
//// Directing in the Royal Opera House’s first ENGENDER festival

Coming up
/ Elayce will direct the revival of Ted Huffman’s production of 4:48 PSYCHOSIS, by Philip Venables, at Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg, in September 2019
// Directing OMEROS by Derek Walcott at the Gate Theatre in May 2020
/// Directing NANJING by Jude Christian at the Royal Court Theatre in July 2020


THEATRE

Direction includes:

IF NOT NOW, WHEN? (National Theatre, Dorfman)
NANJING (Shakespeare's Globe, 2018 / Royal Exchange Manchester, Birmingham Rep 2019)
UNDER MILK WOOD (Northern Stage)
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (Northern Stage & tour)
GIRLS (Talawa / HighTide / Soho Theatre / British Council Edinburgh Showcase & tour)
NANJING (The Yard, 2016)
SPOOKY ACTION AT A DISTANCE (Royal Court / RWCMD / Gate Theatre)
THE IPHIGENIA QUARTET: CHORUS (Gate Theatre)
THE RISE AND SHINE OF COMRADE FIASCO (Gate Theatre / National Theatre)
THE LOST RING: FOOD FOR THE SOUL (National Theatre / Deutsches Theater Berlin)
TREASURE ISLAND: MAKING A SCENE (National Theatre, The Shed)
STAY ANOTHER SONG (Young Vic)
SIMPATICO (Young Vic)
WHEN I AM QUEEN (Almeida)
THE TRIAL OF HAMLET (Shakespeare Schools Foundation Gala, Wyndham’s Theatre)
THE TRIAL OF RICHARD III (Shakespeare Schools Foundation Gala, Novello Theatre)
STRUGGLE (Talawa Firsts, London & Bristol Somali Festivals)

Associate/Assistant Direction:

THE SOUND OF YELLOW (Young Vic, dir. Matthew Xia)
A SEASON IN THE CONGO (Young Vic, dir. Joe Wright)
COMING HOME (Arcola Theatre, dir. Cordelia Monsey)

Puppetry Direction:

DIARY OF A MADMAN (Gate Theatre / Traverse)
DR KORCZAK'S EXAMPLE (Unicorn Theatre)
FAST BURN (Kneehigh / National Youth Theatre)

Dramaturgy:

OTHELLOMACBETH (Lyric Hammersmith, dir. Jude Christian)


OPERA

Direction:

THEY WHISPER DON’T GAZE AT THE STARS, BUT THEY DON’T TELL US WHY (ENO Baylis)

Associate/Assistant Direction:

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier, dir. Ted Huffman)
DIE WALKÜRE (London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, dir. Ted Huffman - concert)
4:48 PSYCHOSIS (Royal Opera House / Lyric Hammersmith, dir. Ted Huffman)
THE VIRTUES OF THINGS (Royal Opera House, dir. Bijan Sheibani)


FILM DIRECTION

SIMONE (Young Vic: MY ENGLAND, writer: Lynette Linton)


PERFORMANCE includes:

THE MAGIC FLUTE (Complicite / English National Opera)
RING-A-DING-DING (Oily Cart)
IN A PICKLE (Oily Cart / Royal Shakespeare Company)


PRODUCTION includes:

OFFSTAGE THEATRE (Founder, co-Artistic Director and Producer)
OLD VIC: NEW VOICES (Producer on 24 HOUR PLAYS)
SWEETPEA PRODUCTIONS (Assistant Producer on SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION)
COMPLICITE (Administrative Co-ordinator, including on the international tour of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER)