North American-born Nancy Meckler has extensive expertise as a dramaturg as well as a theatre and film director. For many years, she was the artistic director of the globally acclaimed Experience Theatre, among others, in the United Kingdom.
Meckler first worked with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa in 2012, when they created the award-winning A Streetcar Named Desire for Scottish Ballet. This success led to collaborations for Doña Perón (Ballet Hispánico), Broken Wings (English National Ballet), Frida (Dutch National Ballet), The Little Prince (BalletX) and Coco Chanel (Hong Kong Ballet and Queensland Ballet).
In addition, Meckler has created numerous plays for The Royal Shakespeare Company, including Romeo and Juliet, All’s Well that Ends Well, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Comedy of Errors. She has also worked for the National Theatre (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), and The Globe (King Lear) and directed two films: My Sister and Alive and Kicking. The latter earned her the Audience Award at the London Film Festival.
Last update: 7-2-2024