Elena Dern is a Salt Lake native living in Chicago and is so excited to return to be a part of SLAC's Playwrights Lab! Some of her previous credits include SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2012, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, Sally in CAT IN THE HAT, Melinda in TWO STORIES, and SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2015 at SLAC, Diana in A CHORUS LINE at The Egyptian Theatre, and Raymonde in A FLEA IN HER EAR at the Babcock. Since being in Chicago, she was in JUST RANTING THE BLUES, a new work at the Gorilla Tango Theatre and is an original cast member of contemporary jazz company, Ascendence Dance Chicago. Elena is a graduate of the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah. She is thrilled to be back and working with these amazing, talented people at SLAC!