A director and actor, Lizzie trained for two years at the L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, where she is also a graduate of the Laboratoire d’Etude du Mouvement (2007- 2009) after receiving her BA in Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham (2003). Lizzie has performed in, or directed all of State of Play’s productions to date.
Lizzie also works as a freelance actor and movement director. Productions include: 59 Minutes to Save Christmas (Sheffield Crucible and Barbican Theatre), Captain Barbican (Barbican Theatre), They Only Come At Night (LBT Huddersfield), Last Seen (Almeida Theatre) all for Slunglow; Black Diamond, Punchdrunk/ Bespoke Events. Assistant directing credits include: Hang Lenny Pope, (WAC and National Tour) cloud:burst, (59E59 Theatre NYC) all for Theatre Absolute; Being Alive (National Tour, Book Communications); Chasing Ibsen (Jermyn Street Theatre, Eugenie Productions); Steps To Tread (1st AD, Littlebigman Films); Tormented (3rd AD- Slingshot/Pathe/BBC Films); and Mime Coach for Another Door Closed (Ustinov Studio, TRB Peter Gill).
In a previous life Lizzie worked as a Stage Manager working with: Soho Theatre, Bush Theatre, Noda-Map Theatre (Tokyo), The Octagon Theatre, Bolton, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Theatre Absolute and Jermyn Street Theatre.