Dana Dobreva


Originally from Bulgaria, Dana Dobreva is a theater director based in Paris, France, and the artistic director of La Compagnie Pile Pan. New York credits include: SKIN, a performance and installation piece co-created with Eileen Goddard, Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Odyssey adapted from Homer by Kate Marks, Machinal by Sophie Treadwell, as well as Bird House and Buried, also written by Kate Marks. Staged readings include: House Of by Jen Silverman and Below by Tess Howsam. Dana performed as her clown alter ego Zofie in several productions of the clown troupe Everybody Nose NYC. In Bulgaria, she directed Polaroid Stories, written by Naomi Iizuka and inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses, as well as a student production of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Lycée Français in Sofia, and joined the Rhodopi International Theatre Laboratory for two summers in Smolyan. Back in France since 2015, she directed the French premiere of Abi Morgan’s Tiny Dynamite as a well as a staged reading of Bryony Lavery’s Frozen. She holds a BA in dramatic art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.