Eleanor Burke isa London-based director and choreographer and the Founder and Artistic Director of Green Opera. A trained ballet and contemporary dancer, Eleanor studies stage combat with BADC to expand her work to include fight and intimacy choreography. For Green Opera, Eleanor wrote and directed Fillu and the world premiere of Karolina Csathy’s, Gesualdo; Gilbert & Sullivan, Iolanthe; and Isolated Incidents: an original series of contemporary operatic scenes.
Other directing credits include: Carmen (West Road Concert Hall), Gilbert & Sullivan, The Mikado (West Road Concert Hall); Bernstein, Trouble in Tahiti (Frankopan Hall), Mozart, Bastien und Bastienne/Der Schauspieldirektor (Trinity College Chapel); Die Zauberflöte (Opera Kensington); Horizon Project: Opera Scenes (DEBUT); Tosca (Bridgetower Trio).
As Assistant Director: Rossini, La Cenerentola (British Youth Opera, dir. Stuart Barker); Puccini, La Bohème (Jacksons Lane Theatre, dir. Daisy Evans); and Massenet, Chérubin (Royal Academy Opera dir. James Hurley); Holst, Sāvitri (Lauderdale House, dir. Julia Mintzer); Liam Wade/Charles Ogilvie, Bread & Circuses (Tête a Tête, dir. Julia Mintzer); Darren Berry, The Crocodile of Old Kang Pow (Tête a Tête, dir. Christian Holder).
Eleanor was awarded a Junior Artists Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama 2020/21 where she is currently assisting Martin Lloyd-Evans on Jonathan Dove, The Little Green Swallow. She will be joining Berlin Opera Academy 2021 as a Movement Director.