Elissa is an accomplished new play director with a strong grounding in the classics and extensive arts administration experience. After working at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in various literary capacities, Elissa developed her directing career while continually seeking training. In addition to attending programs with Sojourn Theatre, Lincoln Center, and SITI, she created directing intensives during her tenure at the Strand Theatre. Elissa returns to New York in search of opportunities that will make full use of her directorial and dramaturgical skills.