WHO is Liz Morgan?
Since graduating from the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Acting Program in 2013, Liz Morgan has initiated an exciting career as a versatile actor, teaching artist, writer and activist.
As an actor, Liz made her big screen debut in 2015 landing a principal role in Ted 2 with Seth MacFarlane. Her recent stage credits include the regional tour of The Mountaintop in Alaska with Perseverance Theatre, a collaboration with the legendary Ntozake Shange on her latest choreoessay, Lost in Language and Sound and a star-studded benefit performance directed by Kenny Leon for Opening Act.
Liz works as a teaching artist for both Opening Act and People's Theatre Project. Before moving to NYC, Liz was a graduate teaching fellow at Brown University where she taught acting & directing in the department of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies. Liz also helped create the intercultural drama exchange program for The Other Side NYC as a lead teaching artist.
In 2016, her most popular written work, "Why I was late today..." was picked up by the Huffington Post. Liz is a proud INKtank Lab alum with Rising Circle Theatre Collective where she presented The Clark Doll in their annual PlayRISE Festival of New Works. She was also named a finalist for this year's I AM SOUL Playwrights Residency Program at the National Black Theatre. Her short play, A Matter of Taste was previously published in The Long Island City One Act Festival Anthology.
In order to use art for social justice, Liz works passionately as a facilitator and activist with Theatre of the Oppressed NYC. Through partnerships with social service organizations and city agencies, Liz and her colleagues lead theatre troupes to fight pressing social, economic, health and human rights issues in our community.
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