Youth Theatre and Arts Officer
Whilst studying drama and performance at Worcester University, Liz joined a local drama group ‘Bridging the Gap’ led by Chris Gunter – the then Youth Theatre and Arts Officer – and Andy Higgitt of Jest A Minute Community Theatre. Whilst in the group, she joined PYT as a session assistant, and after a term became a leader, before gaining her current role when Chris left. She graduated with a two one and then went to study for a National Diploma in Theatrical and Media Hair and Makeup. Liz heads up the Youth Theatre, taking an active role in sessions and directing the PYT shows.
As well as her role at the Palace Youth Theatre, Liz is a self employed circus artist and entertainer with skills in aerial arts, stilt walking, character work and fire performance. She has performed in a tour with CircusMASH and RoguePlay Theatre Company in a circus theatre performance ‘If Only I Could’, has performed aerial silks at the LG Arena and worked with leading circus company Nofit State to perform and lead circus workshops as part of the Birmingham Hippodrome’s Summer in Southside and the new Birmingham Libraries Four Square Weekender.