Liz Stanton

Artist Profile

Liz Stanton



Facebook: @TheWomanWhoWasMe

Artistic Practices

Acrobatics, Actor, Clown, Composer, Dancer, Deviser/Maker, Director, Improviser, Instrumentalist, Music Director, Producer, Singer/Vocalist, Sound Designer, Stage Manager, Teacher/Educator

Additional Areas of focus & training

I incorporate many training techniques into my work as an actor, teacher and director. Primarily I use the Viewpoints, psychophysical acting,extended vocal sounds and deep listening. I am interested in working without knowing the outcome and the seemingly simple task of willingness to allow oneself to be truly seen.

Projects with CTC

Art & Activism

ATHE Workshops


Bitter Waters

D'Arc Water


From the Realm of the Shadow

Further Shores of Knowing

Gertie's Garden

Independent Producing Practicum: Support Proceeds Movement

Project Unspeakable

Questioning Artists

Refracting Miss Julie

Secret City Cabaret

The Bacchae in Vocal Extremes

The Fascia Project

The Woman Who Was Me

Workshop: Theatrical Composition
Workshop: The Heart of Teaching

Liz Stanton is a multifaceted theatre artist. As an actor, singer, sound designer, composer, director and teacher, her work has been seen in NYC, regionally and in India and England. She creates award-winning devised theatre pieces, composes music for theatrical sound scores, and she’s written an opera based on The Bacchae. She is a theatrical development producer with Convergences Theatre Collective. Liz was nominated for an Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performer for The Woman Who Was Me, a play for one woman (CTC at TheaterLab). Other current credits include Babel (CTC), A Passion (Dzieci), Theatrical: A Tragedy (Urban Research Theatre), Refracting Miss Julie (CTC), Fracked or Fiction (Naropa University), Save Yourself From You (EstroGenius). She performed in the Bath Fringe Festival in a self-created piece (House of Cards). She is currently in India rehearsing to perform the roles of Titania and Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Auroville Theatte Group. Liz has an MFA in Theatre: Contemporary Performance from Naropa University. She teaches Grotowski-based physical acting as well as Voice & Movement in Universities around the US, including NYU – Experimental Theatre Wing and the New York Film Academy.