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Daniel Kramer

Artistic Director

Daniel Kramer is the ENO Artistic Director, programming from 2018/2019. He is an internationally recognised opera and theatre director.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements: Pélleas et Mélisande (Mariinsky and Bolshoi Theatre); Carmen (Vlaamse Opera, Opera North), Punch and Judy (Grand Théâtre Geneva, ENO – Outstanding Achievement in Opera, South Bank Award); Bluebeard’s Castle (Mariinsky and Bolshoi Theatre – Golden Mask Award, ENO), Pictures from an Exhibition (Sadler’s Wells, Young Vic); The Serpent (Brown/Trinity Rep); King Kong (Regent Theatre, Australia); Angels in America (Headlong, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith); Woyzeck (St Ann’s Warehouse); Bent, starring Alan Cumming (Trafalgar Studios, West End); HairWoyzeck (Gate Theatre, Notting Hill); Through the Leaves, starring Simon Callow and Ann Mitchell (Southwark Playhouse, Duchess Theatre, West End); NYC Drama League Fellow.

He studied at Northwestern University, Ecole de Mime Corporeal Dramatique, International School of Commedia dell’arte and Circus Space. He was an associate at the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, the Young Vic and a Creative Associate at the RSC. He has also been a guest artist and professor at Harvard University, Brown University, New York University, Northwestern and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Forthcoming: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet; Strindberg’s Dream Play; Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko; Verdi’s La traviata, Purcell’s King Arthur.

Last updated: 7th February 2017