About

 

Elizabeth is an NYU Tisch trained theatre artist: performer, producer, designer, and movement director. She delights in performances that let her switch characters at the drop of a hat, and has many, many times played the role various women on stage

 

Formerly the director of performance programming for Shag Playhouse, a performing company in residence at Shag, a woman-owned community center, art gallery, sexy boutique, and event space in Brooklyn, Elizabeth is currently in residence with Torn Out Theater  working on a fairy tale adaptation: Danced to Pieces.

 

In addition to performing on stage and screen, Elizabeth hosts trivia and interactive murder mystery dinners, creates immersive burlesque extravaganzas, and provides event entertainment of all kinds. She also runs several workshops, available for booking online or in-person. 

 

Elizabeth is passionate about books, shoes, and food. She is an activist, a somatics junkie, and a damned fine vegan cook. Her other interests include spending time with her gorgeous cat, contact improv jams, re-reading Spinoza, sipping Irish whiskey, television shows about space, and one day playing Auntie Mame.

 

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ELIZABETH WEITZEN

Elizabeth Weitzen © 2021

Recent & Upcoming

If you want to support my work, please consider buying an event entertainment GIFT CARD. They do not expire and are fully transferable. If you have seen my work and want to tip me retroactively, you can do so HERE. My heartfelt thanks!

 

A series I shot is newly viewable on Amazon Prime - check out FEAR - I'm in episode 2. We also shot more scenes where (spoiler) I gruesomely die, which will air if a second season gets released.

 

My VOCAL TECHNIQUE FOR MOVERS (& SHAKERS) workshop was included in Marlo Fiskin's Floor Flow Training.

 

Delighted to have supported Texans by hosting VIRTUAL TRIVIA, in collaboration with TEAFund & HRC. Fundraiser page here.

 

Emceed NYAAF Fund-A-Thon, defending bodily autonomy!

 

Taught a mini version of my workshop NONVERBAL CONSENT for IMMERSIVE PERFORMERS at Actor's Launchpad.

 

2 Performance art pieces in development: untitled movement/dance piece on women's bodies in public spaces & 133 Responses to Street Harassment. Both at Ripped Up.

 

My friend Alix's short Mami is ready to view! I contributed some tiny bits of voiceover, but it's an awesome work. Please watch!