Pálína Jónsdóttir is a theatre and opera director born in Iceland. Pálína is a graduate ofthe Columbia University MFA Theatre Directing Program (2017). She is the director ofÉg heiti Guðrún by Rikke Wölck playing at the National Theater in Iceland. Her othermost recent directing credits are Darkside by Tom Stoppard and Pink Floyd for theBurning Coal Theatre Company in Raleigh, NC and she assistant directed The FlyingDutchman by Richard Wagner for Opera San Jose, CA and she directed Jacob Hirdwall’splay, Sleepwalking in the Nether World at Theatre Row in NYC as a part of the NordicStage Festival for New Scandinavian Plays. Her thesis production Babette’s Feast, basedon Isak Dinesen’s eponymous story, ran at The Connelly Theater in New York. Shedirected a staged reading of Playing the Queen by Antti Mikkola for The ScandinavianAmerican Theater Company New York and assistant directed the theatre opera Mata Hariby Paul Peers &; Matt Marks for the Prototype Festival in NYC. For Columbia Stages shedirected A Dream Play by August Strindberg, The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhovand The Seven Deadly Sins by Bertolt Brecht.