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Areas of Expertise
  • Accent
  • Acting
  • Dialect
  • Performance
  • Voice


Eleanor Manners has worked as a voice coach, director, actor and facilitator for 10 years. She trained at Rose Bruford College, Birmingham School of Acting, and The Arden School of Theatre. She has worked across Drama schools, on theatre productions and with in creative engagement. 

She has worked extensively with young people and is the Youth Theatre Director at Leeds Playhouse.  She has been associate directer and voice coach on productions such as Wizard of Oz and Oliver. She was the voice coach on the National tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory working closely with the young people in the cast.

Eleanor work ranges from voice, text and dialect coach to presentation skills and uses her experiences in creative engagement and as an actor to find the right approach to help those she’s coaching to feel at ease. 

Voice Credits:Seven Methods of killing Kylie Jenner, Is God Is (Royal Court), Othello (NYT); Searching for the Heart of Leeds, Jitney, Wendy & Peter Pan (Leeds Playhouse), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Leeds Playhouse, National Tour), Klippies (The Young Vic), Cake (Theatre Peckham), When this is Over (Company Three), Run it Back (Talawa Theatre Company), Love and Other Acts (Donmar Warehouse), White Noise (The Bridge), White Card (Northern Stage, National Tour), Jitney (The Old Vic, National Tour), A Midsummer Nights Dream (Shakespeare North Playhouse), Doncastrian Chalk Circle (NT Public Acts, CAST), The Darkest Part of the Night (The Kiln), 

Directing: Associate Director, The Odessy: The Cyclops  (NT Public Acts, CAST), Director, Jack Frost and the Search for Winter (Tutti Frutti, National Tour), Director, TAME (R&D Leeds Playhouse), Associate Director, Wizard of Oz (Leeds Playhouse)

Drama Schools: RADA, Lamda, LIPA, ALRA North, Leeds Conservatoire 


  • Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner – Royal Court
  • Is God Is – Royal Court
  • Othello – NYT
  • Searching for the Heart of Leeds – Leeds Playhouse, UK Tour
  • Jitney – Leeds Playhouse
  • Wendy & Peter Pan- leeds Playhouse
  • Klippies- The Young Vic
  • Cake – Theatre Peckham
  • When this is Over – Company Three
  • Run it Back – Tarawa Theatre Company
  • Love and other Acts – Donmar Warehouse
  • White Noise – The Bridge
  • White Card- Northern Stage, UK Tour
  • Jitney – Old Vic, UK Tour
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespeare North Playhouse
  • Doncastrian Chalk Circle – NT Public Acts
  • The Darkest Part of the Night – The Kiln
  • Dance School

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