Lizzy, a graduate of Ashland University (2017) and the Chagrin Falls Academy for the Performing Arts (2013), is currently in the last year of pursuing her MFA at Indiana University. Over the last few years Lizzy has enjoyed branching off into craft work as well as continuing to cultivate her love for design. Lizzy has worked shows such as Big Fish, Sylvia, Mamma Mia, Cherry Docs, Haus of Mirth,Titus Andronicus, Barbeque, Arturo Ui, Pippin, Quilters, The Vagina Monologues, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year, and more. As a young designer, Lizzy has also started to explore the world of designing for dance. She is currently working on designing over 18 dance pieces, but her favourite has abeen a collaboration for Hot Dust, choreographed by Liz Shea. The majority of the contemporary dance pieces she is working on will be performed at the showcase Shifting Landscapes.
In addition to being a theatre practitioner, Lizzy is also is an activist. She is a firm believer in using her work as a tool to make a difference. Through her studies, Lizzy has developed a passion for Theatre of the Oppressed and finding ways to start conversations about difficult subject matter. While she was majoring in Theatre at Ashland, she took the lead in launching an annual social commentary season for her academic honorary. In 2015/2016 they challenged social convention about rape culture on college campuses buy producing two conversation pieces: The Vagina Monologues and The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. In her senior year she had the pleasure of directing both Gifted and Moon for the Misbegotten (Eugene O'Neill) .Elizabeth also served three consecutive terms as President of the Theatre Academic Honorary: Alpha Psi Omega, Ohio Zeta Chapter.