Drina has been a member of The Group Rep since February 2011. She has assistant-directed many productions including three for the company– The Trip to Bountiful, The Poor of New York, and And Then There Were None. In 2012, she made her directorial debut with Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo. Her most recent Group Rep credits include: as Producer- Charles Marowitz’ Sherlock’s Last Case, Clifford Odets’ Awake and Sing!, Eric Simonson’s Lombardi, and Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls; as Director- Yellow Brick Ride by Gina Yates, Georges Feydeau’s Hotel Paradiso, Marc Camoletti’s Don’t Dress For Dinner, and the world premiere production of Gus Krieger’s The Armadillo Necktie (winner of 7 Scenie Awards); as Prop Designer- Sherlock’s Last Case, which she also designed Special Effects for, and Boeing Boeing. Other Theatre credits include: as director- Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some), All The Great Books Abridged, and Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery for the Edison Performing Arts Theatre in Mammoth Lakes, CA.; as Sound Designer- 39 Steps for the Edison Performing Arts Theatre in Mammoth Lakes, directed by Shira Dubrovner; as assistant director and production assistant- A Kind of Alaska (a workshop presentation for The Actors Studio, directed by Barbara Bain), and The City of Conversation at The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts.
Drina garnered accolades for the short film she produced, “Hell’s Belles”, which won 19 film festival awards including a ‘Best Producer’ for Drina. She most recently production designed “My Name Is Myiesha” (feature film directed by Gus Krieger and written by Krieger and Rickerby Hinds), and “She’s On Her Way” (short film directed by fellow GRT member, Troy Whitaker).
Her other Film/TV credits include: Producer & Art Director for the short film “The Meme,” Art Department and Production Designer for “What’s Trending,” set decorator for IFC’s “The Writers Room,” Art Director for “The Tavis Smiley Show,” and Special Effects for ABC’s “General Hospital” and NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”