Eléonore Bonah grew up between rural Plaine valley in the Vosges mountains and Strasbourg. After studying literature and philosophy in Paris, combined with tap dance training with Victor Cuno, she studied acting at the Ecole Internationale Jacques Lecoq in Paris, where she performed under the direction of Olivia Corsini and Serge Nicolaï. Before starting an apprenticeship as a wood sculptor in Potsdam, Germany, she met Johan Simons in April 2018 at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg and is recruited by him for a first professional engagement in September 2018 at the Schauspielhaus Bochum as assistant director. Between September 2018 and June 2020, she collaborates with Johan Simons, as well as with Tobias Staab, Karin Henkel, Koen Tachelet and Herbert Fritsch. During the 2019-2020 season she signs her first personal stage direction at Bochum Schauspielhaus with the actor Lukas von der Lühe in a project entitled " The Earth is a Ball " (Die Erde ist eine Kugel), for which she also elaborates the set design. At the same time, she meets in Bochum Julian Rosefeldt and participates in the preparation of his opera "Szenen aus Goethes Faust" at the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen and the shooting of his film "Penumbra". Eleonore Bonah joins La Manufacture in September 2021 in the Stage Directing section. Since then, she has trained between September 2021 and now with Mathilde Monnier, Béatrice Houplain, Manon Krüttli, Michèle Pralong, Nicolas Maury, Marianne Denicourt and Rudy Decelière. In parallel to her studies, she is engaged to collaborate as a dramaturge on a 3rd year student-stage director project at the ESAD du TNS, in a student exchange. The collaboration will continue with a tour in 23-24, including at Le Maillon in Strasbourg. Furthermore, she is hired by Philippe Grandrieux as assistant director for his opera “Tristan and Isolde” at the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen in Antwerp, Belgium during spring 2023. In September 2023, for her diploma thesis, she co-wrote the show LENZ with Maria Clara Castioni - also a graduate of her class in the scenography section. A stage adaptation of Georg Büchner's story Lenz, with two actresses on stage. For the 2023-2024 season, she has been hired as assistant director at POCHE/GVE, working with mAthieu Bertholet and Selma Alaoui, and at the Théâtre de Carouge for a period of research into directing actors. She is the winner of the Prix Tremplin Leenaards/Manufacture 2023.