E L E A N O R B U C H A N
Eleanor Buchan is a performer focused on storytelling traditions and ritual practice. She has taught and performed in over twenty-nine countries, seeking out our oral mythic heritage and engaging in cross-cultural research-based practice.
Trained with Philippe Gaulier in Paris and at Central School of Speech and Drama , she has performed extensively with the award-winning 1927 and with acclaimed site-responsive company Dante Or Die. She is an Associate Artist of The Heroine Project Presents, the Authentic Artist Collective and collaborates with performative pop-up restaurant company Art For Eating, Twice Shy Theatre Company, composer Des O’Connor and playwright Lucy Kirkwood.
She is Co-Artistic Director at The Shadow Travellers, a storytelling company that researches the collective unconscious.
She leads workshops in the mythic imagination for adults and young people. She provides training in communication skills for the corporate sector and has delivered theatre courses around the world. She lectures in contemporary British Theatre at Ithaca College, London.