Caroline Eves has been an associate director and guest director at several major British repertory theatres including the Liverpool Everyman, Victoria Theatre Stoke-on-Trent, Watford Palace Theatre, Lincoln and Theatre Clwyd. She worked closely with Joan Littlewood, helping to run Theatre Workshop when Littlewood retired.
Caroline has directed pantomimes, revues, cabarets, children’s plays, improvised and documentary pieces, and has been a leading director of new plays for women including the premieres of Guinevere and Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi by Pam Gems. She was a founding director of the Women’s Theatre Group, the Orchard Theatre Company and Spare Tyre Theatre Company.
Her productions of several of Shakespeare’s plays have toured Germany, Holland and Russia where The Taming of the Shrew was voted best production in the Podium Festival.
Caroline's work in the USA has taken her from Alaska to Denver, Boston and California with productions of Medea, Richard 111, Measure for Measure, The Rivals, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Fool, The Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet among others.
She has led numerous workshops on Shakespeare and contemporary plays and directed, taught and led theatre programmes at most British drama schools including LAMDA, Mountview, East 15 and RADA.