Elena Sokratous is a cypriot Berlin-based stage director for more than 10 theatrical plays since 2009, with warm reception from audience and critics. She is the founder of the theatrical groups ek-drasis (Limassol, 2009) and ithakt (Berlin, 2012) and has been the playwright for many of the theatrical plays she directed. She studied in Limassol and Thessaloniki and worked in Berlin, Frankfurt a.M., Würzburg, Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras, Limassol and Nicosia. She has also been active as a film assistant director, drama facilitator and performer. Further she is a doctoral candidate in theater in FAU (Erlangen).