Elizabeth Brendel Horn
Elizabeth Brendel Horn is an Assistant Professor in Theatre for Young Audiences at the University of Central Florida. Elizabeth’s credits as a freelance director, teaching artist, and applied theatre artist include the Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA), Adventure Theatre (Glen Echo, MD), The Coterie (Kansas City, MO), and Orlando Repertory Theatre. Recent applied theatre projects include Once In My LIFE, a multimedia intergenerational devised piece; and The Justice Project, a collaboration of UCF and Orlando Repertory Theatre exploring prejudices, community, and the police.
Previously, Elizabeth served as Artistic Director of the Timber Creek High School Thespians, where directing credits included Metamorphoses, Doubt, Oedipus Rex, and Rabbit Hole. Elizabeth serves on the boards of TYA/USA and Florida Theatre Conference and is published with Theatre Topics, TYA Today, and Youth Theatre Journal. She holds an MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences from UCF and a BFA in Musical Theatre from Brenau University with the Gainesville Theatre Alliance.
Elizabeth Horn reflects on how in the aftermath of #MeToo, it is more important than ever to teach the next generation of theatremakers ideas of consent, respect, and how to advocate for themselves as artists.