Shannan Ely | Biography

Shannan is an emerging director with a love of all things political theatre and classic texts. Shegraduated in 2017 from NIDA with an MFA (Directing). Directing credits include The Crucible(2013), Terminus(2014), and The Taming of the Shrew(2015 | NUTS), A Good Egg(Short+Sweet | 2015), and The Double Disguise(2015 | Juvenilia Press/Creative Practice Lab). Shannan Assistant Directed for the New Theatre’s Marat/Sade (2016, dir. Barry French) and NIDA’s, Realism (2017, dir. Jessica Arthur). Shannan closed 2017 with her graduating production, a bold new adaptation of The Bacchae, which thentoured to Adelaide Fringe Festival (2018).

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