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Elizabeth Dinkova

Elizabeth Dinkova leans agains a brick wall. She wears a red top, and removes pink sunglasses while smiling softly

Elizabeth Dinkova


Project: 3rd year Acting

Elizabeth Dinkova (she/her/hers) is an itinerant director, adaptor, and collaborative creator who explores alternative realities at the intersection of theater, film, and music in pursuit of social justice. She was born in Bulgaria and recently graduated from the MFA Directing program at the Yale School of Drama, where she served as a Co-Artistic Director of the Yale Summer Cabaret and received the Julian Milton Kaufman prize for Directing. She was the 2017-18 Artistic Leadership fellow at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Recent projects include Cracking Zeus by Christopher Hampton for the Alliance Theatre's digital channel, the visual album TIT, inspired by Titus Andronicus, at 7 Stages, Rage, a play with music adapted from Stephen King, at Quinnipiac University, The Seagull at Serenbe Playhouse, and the opera Orfeo ed Euridice at Bel Cantanti Opera Company. She currently teaches directing at the University of California, Riverside.