Liz is a Portland, Maine based theatre-maker and educator who specializes in New Work Development, Classic Theatre for Contemporary Audiences, Physical & Devised Theatre and Community Engagement.
She is a former company member at Curio Theatre Company in West Philadelphia, where she directed a number of productions, including Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice, Equus, The Winter's Tale and The Birds. She has been the Artist in Residence at Eastern University and is a frequent collaborator with Saratoga Shakespeare Company and Troy Foundry Theatre in upstate NY.
In 2015 she completed her MFA in Directing at Temple University where she directed the Philadelphia Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's In the Red and Brown Water, among other projects.
She was a member of the 2015-16 Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Observership Class and her 2016 Philadelphia premiere of The Birds by Conor MacPherson for Curio Theatre Company was Barrymore Nominated for Scenic and Sound Design.
During the 2017-18 season she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre at Kenyon College and served for several seasons as a director and dramaturge at the Kenyon Review Playwright's Conference. In 2022-23 she was a Visiting Instructor at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
She is currently a Lecturer at the University of Southern Maine and an Associate Member of SDC.
100 Years by Richard Dresser World Premiere, Troy Foundry Theatre Troy, NY
The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare Curio Theatre Company Philadelphia, PA
As You Like It by William Shakespeare Saratoga Shakespeare Company Saratoga Springs, NY