Elana Kepner hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and has been working as theater teaching artist for more than a decade, teaching, directing and creating educational programming for Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, COCA st. Louis, the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Marin Shakespeare Festival, Valley Shakespeare, Sir Francis Drake High School Drama Department and the Hear of America Shakespeare Festival. Elana will make her Ohio directing debut with ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at Rubber City Shakespeare Company in Spring 2015. Elana is a proud member of Actors’ Equity and most recently appeared in KIN at Dobama Theatre in Cleveland and in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. Elana is an Adjunct Instructor at Ashland University. EDUCATION: BA (Drama, Honors in Acting) UC Irvine, MFA (Acting & Directing) University of Missouri, Kansas City.