Elizabeth is a professional actor and a full member of CAEA (Canadian Actors' Equity Association) and ACTRA. She is also an American Sign Language (ASL) coach and consultant for theatres and films (MDes in Inclusive Design).
She has lived in England, Japan, USA, and Canada. Her career as an actor has taken her around the globe (Japan, Australia, Romania, Norway, Iceland, South Africa, Mexico, USA, and Canada). She was involved with a tour theatre company called, "National Theatre of the Deaf" (Hartford, CT) and "Quest for Arts" (Washington, D.C.).
In 2019, she was in two productions happened in Edmonton, Alberta. First production was for Concrete Theatre's "Songs that My Mother never sung me". They won three of Sterling awards! Second production was for Citadel Theatre's "The Tempest".
During the summer of 2017, she performed in a production called, "The Madwoman of Chaillot" at Stratford Festival (Stratford, ON). She was their first Deaf signing actor! Also, she performed in a production called, "Ultrasound". It was at Theatre Passe Muraille (Toronto, ON), co-directed with Cahoots Theatre. Also, She performed in a production called, "Bird Brain", at Young People's Theatre (Toronto, ON). It was nominated for "Dora Mavor Moore" Outstanding Production award in Canada.
Besides an actor, she is an ASL coach and consultant for live theatres and film. She coached for a production called, "Love You Forever and More...." and "Bird Brain" at Young People's theatre. First production had won a "Dora Mavor Moore's Outstanding Production" award in Canada. Also, She was an coach for "Tribes" at Canadian Stage, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Coriolanus" at Stratford Festival, and "The Spirit" at Native Earth Performing Arts. Also, she coached for an episode on a television show called, "Flashpoint".
Besides an ASL coach, she is a Deaf Interpreter for theatres. She worked as a DI at Young People's Theatre in Toronto (The Code, Selfies, The Secret Garden, and MunschTime). Also, at National Arts Centre in Ottawa (Come from Away, The Hockey's Sweater, Sharon and Bram, Up to Low, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and Alice Through the Looking-Glass). Also, at Odyssey Theatre in Ottawa (Lysistrata and the Temple of Gaia).
Besides as a Deaf Interpreter for theatres, she gives a "Face and Body" drama workshop for children and adults; focusing on their face and body language to tell a story without a language being involved (spoken or signs). She also signs music in ASL.
Recently, she graduated at OCAD University, with a master degree in Inclusive Design. Her research was based on making live theatres more ACCESSIBLE and INCLUSIVE for the Deaf, Hard Of Hearing, and their families. At GradEx, she won an award for best display in Inclusive Design's program. She hopes to encourage ALL theatres to be fully accessible and Inclusive.