Liz is an interdisciplinary theater artist based in Austin. For the past sixteen years, she has worked as an actor, director, writer, and producer with some of Austin’s most lauded companies. She is an award-winning actress, with multiple nominations for B. Iden Payne and Austin Critics’ Table awards. As an award-winning playwright, she has been invited to residencies across the country to develop new plays that focus on transmedia storytelling. Liz’s directing work centers on new plays and exciting reimaginings of classic texts. She is an Associate Member of SDC and recently won the National Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC) Directing Award, in conjunction with the Kennedy Center. This award garnered her a fellowship to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Liz has presented at SXSW Interactive and academic conferences on her work in blending technology and theater and was a visiting guest artist for Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts. Currently, she is the Co-Artistic Director of Whirligig, Program Coordinator for Shakespeare at Winedale, and a MFA Directing Candidate at Texas State University.