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Daniel Kramer


Daniel Kramer was Artistic Director of ENO from 2016–19 and was Artistic Consultant to ENO’s ‘Orpheus Series’.

Previously for ENO: The Mask of Orpheus, Jack the Ripper: The Women of WhitechapelWar Requiem, La traviataTristan and Isolde, Punch and Judy, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

Career Highlights

His credits include: La traviata (Theater Basel); Sadko (Vlaamse Opera, Slovak National Opera); Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe); Dream Play (Harvard University); The Serpent (Brown University); Pelléas et Mélisande (Mariinsky and Bolshoi Theatre, Golden Mask Awards); Carmen (Vlaamse Opera, Opera North); Punch and Judy (Grand Theatre Geneva, ENO – Outstanding Achievement in Opera, South Bank Award); Bluebeard’s Castle (ENO, Mariinsky and Bolshoi Theatre – Golden Mask Awards); Pictures from an Exhibition (Sadler’s Wells, Young Vic); King Kong (Regent Theatre, Australia); Angels in America (Headlong, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith); Woyzeck (St Ann’s Warehouse, NYC); Bent (Trafalgar Studios, London); Prick Up Your Ears (Comedy Theatre, London); Hair, Woyzeck (Gate Theatre, Notting Hill); Through the Leaves (Southwark Playhouse, Duchess Theatre, West End).

Daniel is a NY Drama League Fellow. He was an associate at the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, the Young Vic and a Creative Associate at the Royal Shakespeare Company. 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.

Last updated: 24th July 2023