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Elena Yianni

Director Producer Theatre Practitioner Writer Artistic Director of A Million Dreams Theatre

I am a Greek Cypriot Director, Drama Practitioner, Producer and Writer.

Currently I am Assistant Directing on a new play called 'Please Hold', written by Joseph Hollas. This play is going to be part of a double bill of plays produced by Cruyff Turn Theatre Company. To be performed at Actors East, Dalston for a 4 day run from July 27-July 30th 2022.

Please visit my website for updated project and work:


2022-23 Producer (To be announced)

2022 Assistant Director, 'Please Hold', @ Actors East, Dalston (July 27th-July 30th).

2022 Director/Producer, 'Revelations', Brighton Fringe @ St. Marys Church, Kemptown (May 26th and 27th) and FUSE Festival @ Rose Theatre, Kingston (July 5th/ Sold out).

2021 Actor/ Deviser, 'The Honest Forest', Touring to Schools in Birmingham, 2 weeks, 2019.

2021 Actor/Deviser, 'Threads of a picture', Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

2020 Actor/ Facilitator @ Safeside, West Midlands Fire Service, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.


BA(HONS) Applied Theatre at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire - 1st Class Degree

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts- DDD




1-2 years

Art forms / Disciplines

  • Comedy
  • Film - documentary
  • Film - feature
  • Film - short
  • Literature
  • Multi-disciplinary / cross art form
  • Music
  • Theatre / Live perfomance
  • TV - drama

What I do

  • Devising
  • Directing
  • Dramaturgy
  • Facilitating
  • Music - Plays Instruments
  • Performing
  • Producing
  • Theatre making
  • Verbatim theatre
  • Working with young people
  • Working within a Community / with community participants
  • Workshopping & Development
  • Writing

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