Teaching Bio and Videos

“Growth as an actor and as a human being are synonymous.” -Stella Adler

Eliza has been a Guest Teacher at Columbia University and Boston College, and, for the past eight years, Acting Technique Instructor for the New York Film Academy’s intensives at Harvard University, also teaching  for their MFA program with St. John’s University. She has taught Empathic Action for At Risk Youth and as a coach for professional actors. Eliza has also been an Acting Instructor at Wheelock Theatre and the Education Director and Composition Facilitator for The Movement Workshop Group in NY. She was an invited presenter to the International Peace Research Association conference in 2011 in Japan, with an emphasis on peace building through the arts. She is currently writing a book, [working title] Lenses: Ways of Seeing, based on Empathic Action Acting.

Eliza has trained in and draws from:
Lucid Body
Michael Chekhov
Alexander Technique
Viewpoints
Suzuki
Meisner
Archetypes
Viola Spoolin
Adler
Stanislavsky
Linklater
Mindfulness
Neuroscience
Choreography, Modern Dance, Ballet, Tap, Jazz
.

Yoga of Energy Flow  200  hr certification

From Class.
(To best view turn the volume to max.)
People Observing


Character Based Devised Mini-Scenes

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