Elizabeth Brendel Horn
Elizabeth Brendel Horn is an Assistant Professor in Theatre for Young Audiences at the University of Central Florida in partnership with Orlando REP. Elizabeth’s credits as a director and teaching artist include the Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA), First Stage (Milwaukee, WI), Adventure Theatre (Glen Echo, MD), and The Coterie (Kansas City, MO). She is co-director of Act Out Justice, a collaboration of UCF and Orlando REP empowering youth in leadership and activism through devised interactive theatre for social change. Previously, Elizabeth served as Artistic Director of the Timber Creek High School Thespians, where she directed Metamorphoses, Doubt, Oedipus Rex, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Rabbit Hole, among others. Elizabeth serves on the boards of TYA/USA and Florida Theatre Conference and is published with Theatre Topics, TYA Today, Youth Theatre Journal, and Research in Drama Education. Elizabeth has three plays for high school students, adapted from or inspired by Greek classics: Elektra (available through YouthPLAYS), Medea, and Antigone and Ismene.