Elizabeth R. English
(Associate Producer) Elizabeth R. English is a member of the 2010-2012 WP Lab. Before coming to New York, Elizabeth has produced theater in Los Angeles, Chicago, and at the Edinburgh Fringe. Recently she co-produced with award-winning LA based Rogue Artists Ensemble their workshop production ofHYPERBOLE: origins at the inaugural Hollywood Fringe Festival. Her developmental production ofThe Exile of Petie DeLarge by Jennifer Barclay has been presented at Son of Semele Theater and REDCAT in downtown Los Angeles. She worked with Big Dance Theater during their residency at the Getty Villa, and produced Silver Years of Dust, three shorter dance theater pieces by members of that company at Highways Performance Space. In 2009 she produced Erik Ehn and Katie Shook’s object theater and multimedia adaptation of “Godzilla”, One Eye Gone, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She produced the Chicago premiere of John Patrick Shanley’s The Big Funk, nominated for two Joseph Jefferson Awards, and the Los Angeles premiere of Thomas Bradshaw’s Strom Thurmond Is Not A Racist for Blank-the-Dog. Elizabeth founded her own production company, A Collection of Shiny Objects, to explore alternative models for the development of theatrical and multidisciplinary live performance. She has a BS in Theatre from Northwestern University and an MFA in Producing from the California Institute of the Arts. www.collectshinyobjects.com.