Office: Fine Arts - 228
Head of Studio & Open Season
Acting and Directing
MFA, 2012, University of Pittsburgh
Elizabeth's research interests include the embodied art of acting and somatic approaches to actor training, devising original theatre with a focus on collaborative ensemble works, the Meisner technique, pedagogy and cross-disciplinary exchange. She has taught at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, The Atlantic School, The Ted Bardy Studio and AMDA in NYC.
Elizabeth has been an original cast member of the Broadway productions Teddy & Alice, Dangerous Games and Victor/Victoria. Her most recent roles include Sister Aloysius in Doubt, Rebecca in Ashes to Ashes, and Sonya in Afterplay. She has appeared in close to 100 TV commercials, has performed in dozens of on-camera and live business theatre productions and has worked as a voice-over artist. Her latest directing credits include The Mother of Modern Censorship and the co-created works The Crow – a girl's moonless dream and A Place at the Table. Elizabeth is the artistic director and founder of the collaborative movement-theatre company Theatre in the Flesh.
Elizabeth received her BA in Dance from SUNY Brockport and her MFA in Theatre Arts - Performance Pedagogy from the University of Pittsburgh. She has trained professionally with Tina Landau, Anne Bogart and the SITI Co., Moises Kaufman and Leigh Fondakowski and The Tectonic Theater Project, Stephen Wangh, Tim Phillips, Fay Simpson, Joan Evans and William Esper. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, and AGVA