Elina’s training as an actress and director gives her a unique understanding of the creation of drama and comedy from the inside out.  Her coaching, teaching and directing have provided opportunities for her to pass on this knowledge while collaborating with hundreds  of gifted artists.  Grateful to be living her vocation,  she continues to explore and expand in this industry.

Elina de Santos has worked as a casting director, director, acting coach, and teacher within the entertainment industry for over twenty-five years. Her exceptional storytelling skills have kept her on the cutting edge of the industry for years. Discovering, developing, and directing new talent has been her pride and joy throughout her career.