Blanche was named Best Director at the 2013 TMA UK Theatre Awards (for The Seagull), was the winner of the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Newcomer and the Off West End Theatre Award for Best Director in 2012, and the inaugural winner of the Leverhulme Bursary for Emerging Theatre Directors in 2009. She is currently Associate Director at Nuffield.
She is about to direct The Oresteia for HOME'S first season.
Directing credits include: As You Like It, The Comedy Of Errors (Shakespeare’s Globe); Arcadia(ATG/ETT); Accolade (St James Theatre); Tonight At 8.30 (Nuffield/ETT); The Nutcracker(Nuffield); Ciphers (Out Of Joint); The Birthday Party (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Seagull(Headlong/Nuffield); Liar Liar (Unicorn Theatre); The Only True History of Lizzie Finn(Southwark Playhouse); The Seven Year Itch (Salisbury Playhouse); Repentance/Behind The Lines(ANGLE at the Bush Theatre); Foxfinder, Accolade, Molière or the League of Hypocrites(Finborough Theatre); When Did You Last See My Mother? (Trafalgar Studios); Pinching For My Soul (Focus Theatre Dublin); Open Heart Surgery as part of Theatre Uncut (Southwark Playhouse, Soho Theatre); Wuthering Heights (Tour); The Revenger’s Tragedy (BAC); The Master and Margarita (Greenwich Playhouse).