Youth Theatre Leader / Side Stage Manager
TRAINING: Worcester University
Liz has been with the youth theatre for nearly 2 decades, Running the company as Youth Theatre and Arts Officer for 15 Years, culminating in 2022, but still continues to work with the Youth Theatre showing the true family feel of this team. 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 Jestaminute Community Theatre. Whilst in the group, she joined PYT as a session assistant, and after a term became a leader, before gaining the Head when Chris left. She graduated with a 2:1 and then went to study for a National Diploma in Theatrical and Media Hair and Makeup.
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 UK 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.
PYT SHOWS - DIRECTED BY LIZ - ALL AT PALACE THEATRE REDDITCH