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Trevis, Diane Ellen free

Born 8 Nov. 1947; d of late Joseph Trevis and of Marjorie Trevis; m 1986, Dominic John Muldowney , qv; one d

theatre director


Waverley Grammar Sch., Birmingham; Sussex Univ.


Actress and dir, Glasgow Citizens’ Theatre, 1972–80; Arts Council Associate Dir, Palace Theatre, Westcliff, 1982; Founder, The Workshop, Jerwood Studios, 2001, Dir, Jerwood Workshop, 2001–; Head of Directing, Drama Centre, Univ. of the Arts London, 2003–07; Artistic Dir, Rough Classics Th. Co., 2005–. Director: Royal Shakespeare Company: Taming of the Shrew, Happy End, 1985–86; The Revenger’s Tragedy, 1987; Much Ado About Nothing, 1988; Elgar’s Rondo, 1993; Royal National Theatre: Irish-Hebrew Lesson, 1981; The Mother, Yerma, School for Wives, A Matter of Life and Death, 1985–86; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, 1991; Inadmissible Evidence, 1993; Happy Birthday Brecht, 1998; Remembrance of Things Past (adapted with Harold Pinter), 2000; Gawain, Royal Opera House, 1991; The Daughter in Law, 1996, The House of Bernarda Alba, 1997, Theatr Clwyd; Human Cannon, Ballad of California, 1997, Awake and Sing, Happy Birthday Brecht, 1998, Univ. of California; Masterclass, Th. Royal, Bath, 1999; Death of a Salesman, Birmingham Rep., 2000; The Voluptuous Tango, Pirate Jenny, Almeida Fest., 2000; Duchess of Malfi, 2005, Fears and Miseries of the Third Reich, 2006, Cochrane Th.; The Voluptuous Tango, As You Like It, 2006, Le Grand Meaulnes, 2007, Pittsburgh; Silverland, NY, 2007; An English Tragedy, The Dresser, Palace Th., Watford, 2008; London Cries, NY, 2008; Beaux Stratagem, Penn State Univ., 2011; Dracula, Cochrane Th., 2011; Romeo and Juliet, Akzent Th., Vienna, 2012


Remembrance of Things Proust, 2001; Being a Director: a life in the theatre, 2011


Morocco, movies, mountain walks


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