Ellen McDougall is Artistic Director at the Gate Theatre. She previously Gate Theatre directed Idomeneus for the Gate in 2014. Her credits include a critically acclaimed production of Othello at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at the Globe, the Lyric’s annual pantomime — Aladdin by Joel Horwood (2016) and Cinderella by Tom Wells (2015), The Rolling Stone (Orange Tree Theatre/Manchester Royal Exchange) and Ivan and the Dogs (Actors Tour- ing Company/Soho Theatre). Ellen was formerly part of the Secret Theatre Company at the Lyric Hammersmith, Associate Director at the Gate, and an Associate Artist at ATC. She was awarded an International Artists’ Development Award 2012. Her production of Ivan and the Dogs was nominated for an Olivier Award 2011.