Director, Producer and Pedagogue

Eliot is a director, producer, entrepreneurial mentor and teacher in the performing arts. He is a senior member of staff in the Drama Department at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London. The Guildhall School is a conservatoire of international renown where Eliot has trained some of theatre, television and film’s most successful actors. Eliot has taught workshops and classes in leading schools and arts institutions all over the world.

In addition, Eliot has also worked with:

Noel Coward estate; Matchstick Theatre (new writing and cross-disciplinary work); Trah and Chips Theatre Company; Tea Leaf Theatre (Executive Board member of company specialising in productions for East Asian actors); Michaela Cole (‘Chewing Gum Dreams’ television series for Channel 4); Ministry of Education, Japan; Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et des Techniques de Diffusion, Brussels; English Speaking Theatre of the Netherlands; Theatrelab, New York; São Paulo Drama School, Brazil; Neojiba conservatoire, Salvador, Brazil; National Autonomous University, Mexico; Central Academy of Drama, Beijing; Prima del Teatro, Italy; Royal School for Performing Arts, Madrid; Superior School of Dramatic Art, Barcelona; Danish National School of Performing Arts; Théâtre National de Strasbourg.

‘I have had the pleasure of knowing Eliot for many years. He is an extremely talented individual, a teacher and true artist on all accounts. He is also one of the funniest people I know.’

Michelle Dockery, actress

'I’ve been working with Eliot over several years and always find him a clear and communicative thinker, eager to impart fresh insights, imaginative and enthusiastic about whatever is under discussion. He is highly informed, deeply knowledgeable about theatre, not only its theory but also putting that theory into practice.'

Mike Alfreds, director

 
 

Contact Eliot

Eliot is based in London and works throughout the world.

 

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