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Nancy Meckler

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Nancy Meckler is a freelance director of theatre, film and dance. She ran Shared Experience Theatre, a UK touring company, for over 20 years and has directed for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare’s Globe. She first collaborated with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa in 2012 when they created A Streetcar Named Desire for Scottish Ballet. Since then, they have worked together on Broken Wings, Frida, The Little Prince, Dona Peron and the upcoming Coco Chanel, the life of a fashion icon. Nancy was the first woman to direct at the National Theatre. She has also directed two feature films for Film Four including Alive and Kicking, a film about a dancer which won the London Film Festival Audience Award in 1997.