Malena Dayen is an Argentinian opera singer and stage director based in New York City.
Malena directed and starred in a production of Piazzolla’s “Maria de Buenos Aires” with Bare Opera in New York City In April 2019 returned to Bare Opera in October 2019 to direct a production of “Don Giovanni” using interactive projections and live feed video.
In May 2020 Malena directed and co-created “Exercises on The Presence of Odradek”, a new experimental operatic work performed live online that combined dance and opera with interactive technology,
Malena directed the New York Lyric Opera Theatre's Summer program productions of “Hansel and Gretel” and “Le Nozze di Figaro” at the National Opera Center in New York City.
Upcoming projects include "The Late Walk" as part of the Decameron Opera Coalition and Fedora and Mefistofele with Teatro Grattacielo.
Malena holds a Master of Fine Arts of CUNY Brooklyn College in the Performance and Interactive Media Arts program (PIMA) and a MM and a PSD from the Mannes College of Music The New School.