Having just developed and workshopped her third solo show with Bad Hats Theatre in August, and closing a run of A Midsummer Night's Dream in November, Eliza is coming off an exciting time in the theatre. Currently, Eliza is working on several writing projects and a busy teaching schedule on top of an exciting new year of auditioning. Eliza is a Project Initiator in the Puppetry eXploratory Laboratory with Puppetmongers Theatre and is presently enjoying winter classes with Purple Carrots Drama Studio and and Queen Bees Arts Education. Find more information on Eliza's pen and paper ventures here, her work in arts education here, and check out what's new and upcoming!
Eliza is thrilled to be a Project Initiator in collaboration with Rebecca Ballarin in this years PXL, Puppetry eXloratory Laboratory with Puppetmongers Theatre. Eliza and Rebecca will be working with Lab Participants on the development of a new Theatre for Young Audiences piece, exploring puppetry elements and adaptation. The piece will be workshopped in May 2020 as a part of the Fresh Ideas in Puppetry Day. Eliza is looking forward to learning and sharing skills with such a wonderful group of multi-disciplinary artists over the next few months.
Eliza has closed a run as Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, with Shakespeare BASH'd. After months of rehearsal with a fantastic ensemble, Midsummer was met with a sold-out run and rave reviews. You can still check out Eliza's cast interview on her media page.
Eliza developed her third and most recent solo show BLOOM as the 2019 Creator in Residence for New Bad Ideas - Bad Hat Theatre's new development stream with the support of Theatre Direct. BLOOM was workshopped in August 2019. You can read more about BLOOM here, and New Bad Ideas here.
Eliza's first solo show O was an official selection of the United Solo Festival in New York City, and was performed in the heart of the NYC theatre district on 42 Street in November 2018. O earned a five star review and Critics' Choice from All About Solo as well as a United Solo Award for Best Satire. Read the review here.
Inspired by her work in arts education, Eliza has been working on several exciting writing projects for children. She looks forward to exploring the world of Children's literature as she delves further into her writing process.
Queen Bees is currently in the midst of their 2020 Winter Course! Upcoming programming is yet to be announced, but in the meantime you can look forward to some March Break reading with our reading list Honey in the Hive. Learn more about Eliza's initiative here and stay up to date on upcoming classes!