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ELENA ZLOTESCU

Associate Professor

Professor Zlotescu teaches courses in set, costume, stage make-up and fashion design at UMBC. From 1987-2002 she was an Associate Artist and set and costume designer of the Maryland Stage Company, the professional company in residence at UMBC. As a native of Romania, she designed sets and costumes for the National Theatre in Bucharest and other theatres throughout the country before moving to the United States. She has designed sets, costumes and stage make-up for over 110 professional and academic productions and has been honored with numerous awards and received critical acclaim for outstanding design in Europe and the United States. She designed for the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. An accomplished artist, Professor Zlotescu has exhibited her paintings throughout Europe and North America.

M.F.A. in Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts “Nicolae Grigorescu”, Bucharest, Romania

Contact: zlotescu@umbc.edu