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    Eleanor Holdridge has directed plays for over thirty years. Her Off-Broadway productions include world premieres of Selma ’65 (LaMaMa), Steve & Idi (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), and Cycling Past The Matterhorn (Clurman Theatre). Regional world premieres include David Grimm’s adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, Lauren Gunderson’sThe Revolutionists (Cincinnati Playhouse), NNPN Rolling World Premieres of Lauren Gunderson’s Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley and I and You, Meg Maroshnik’s Fickle: A Fancy French Farce, and Caleen Sinnette Jennings’ Queens Girl in the World (Theatre J). She has directed twenty-four of Shakespeare’s plays, some of them multiple times including her most recent Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Upcoming projects include the world premiere of Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me A Soprano at the Alley Theatre, And Then There Were None at Florida Rep and a world premiere of Allyson Currin’s Rejoicing in Broken Pieces.  She holds an MFA from Yale School of Drama.