ek-001 Elizabeth has been a member of The Actors Studio for over 20 years. There, she has served as the Liaison to the President- Arthur Penn, Chairman of the Audition Committee as well as serving on the Members Committee. She has moderated sessions at The Studio, where moderators have included Lee Strasberg, Elia Kazan, Arthur Penn, Ellen Burstyn, Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Shelley Winters, Al Pacino, and Harvey Keitel.

Elizabeth is proud to be member of the Acting Faculty at The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University. In addition, she has also taught at the Lee Strasberg Institute, Susan Batson’s Black Nexxus as well as workshops in New York, Athens, Zurich, Paris, Berlin and Rome.

Elizabeth is the founder of Hooligan Dreamers and director of the Indie film Outlaw.

At The Actors Studio…

  • Associate Artistic Director with Ellen Burstyn as Artistic Director and Jacqueline Knapp as Associate Artistic Director.
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Moderator of Acting Sessions ( other moderators have included Lee Strasberg, Elia Kazan, Shelley Winters, Arthur Penn, Eli Wallach, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, Ellen Burstyn, Lee Grant , Alec Baldwin,Carlin Glynn and Christopher Walken )
  • Studio Member for over 30 years
  • Chairman of the audition committee
  • Liaison to the President Arthur Penn
  • President Pro Temp to Arthur Penn
  • Directed the world premier of Free Gift Inside by Edward Allan Baker
  • Directed Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh

As a Teacher…

  • Acting Faculty at The Actors Studio Drama School since inaugural year 1995
  • Chair of the Acting Department at The Actors Studio Drama School – 3 Year MFA Program at Pace University
  • Faculty of The Lee Strasburg Institute
  • Workshop coaching in Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth Australia

As an Honorary Guest…

  • Panel of Tribute to Elia Kazan at The Actors Studio
  • Panel of Tribute to Tennessee Williams at The Labyrinth Theater
  • British Shakespeare Association celebration of Hamlet at Elsinore Castle, Denmark
  • Rome Film Festival, Representative of The Actors Studio and its’ work
  • Savannah Film Festival

Film Festivals…

  • Board of Directors Chelsea Film Festival
  • Chelsea Film Festival Jury Member