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NEIL RUTHERFORD
is an international director, casting director, writer and composer, having worked for over 30 years in professional theatre in London, UK, Europe, America and Australia.

After 15 years as a successful actor in the West End, Neil gave up performing in 2000 and joined the English National Opera Production Department. In 2002 he joined the Ambassador Theatre Group as Production Associate and Head of Casting. Ten years later he left ATG to pursue his own projects, and in true polymath style, he continues to wear a number of hats directing, casting, writing and composing.

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RECENT NEWS


FEBRUARY 2017 - Neil starts work on his new musical film for Opera Australia.


JANUARY 2017 - Neil’s production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM receives further performances in Stockholm during the Summer of 2017. Please see POLAR ECLIPSE THEATRE for more information. www.polareclipsetheatre.com


SUMMER 2016 - Neil’s production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM breaks audience records for STOCKHOLM Parc Teater, with over 2500 seeing the production each night.


DECEMBER 2015 - Neil’s musical BEYOND DESIRE , which premiered in Sydney in 2014, has been nominated for MOST OUTSTANDING NEW AUSTRALIAN WORK in the Australian Theatre Awards 2015. See the production website at www.beyonddesirethemusical.com


AUGUST 2015 - Neil has recently joined the Swedish Theatre Company POLAR ECLIPSE THEATRE as Artistic Director, where he will direct four projects next year in Stockholm, having written two - a new play about SHERLOCK HOLMES and a modern adaptation of LA RONDE. See www.polareclipsetheatre.com for more information.


JULY 2015 - Neil has recently orchestrated SIMON BECK’s new album THE COURAGE OF A DREAMER due for release Autumn 2015. Click HERE for more information.