Liz is an interdisciplinary theater artist based in Austin. For the past seventeen 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 won the 2018 Princess Grace Award in Theater and the 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. She has been a visiting guest artist for Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Mary Baldwin University. Currently, she is the Co-Artistic Director of Whirligig, Senior Program Coordinator for Shakespeare at Winedale, and a MFA Directing Candidate at Texas State University.