Monday, January 4, 2010

Liz the Actress, Model & Dancer

Liz grew up on the stage...a dance stage that is. She began tap dance lessons while in kindergarten and quickly became the teachers pet. "I remember all of the other little girls watching my feet during class and even our performances as I was the only one that remembered all of the steps!" Tap was her favorite dance style; however she excelled at ballet and jazz too. She continued her dance studies until the age of 16 when she discovered high school drama class. "I've wanted to be an actress for a long time. Since I started performing on stage as a little girl, I have always loved putting on a show for others. It was such a natural feeling for me that I never even had stage fright until I worked in a professional stage setting a few year ago. Making people laugh is one of my favorite things; which is why I made sure to take improv classes once I graduated high school."

"I enjoy brushing up on my craft whether it be by taking dance and acting classes, posing in front of a camera or just simply reading about other actor's trials and tribulations. I've met some wonderful drama teachers, photographers, writers and directors and I've obtained a wealth of knowledge from each of them."

Liz has kept very busy over the past few years by working as an extra in several movies, TV commercials, starred in a small video series, been an actress in numerous stage productions as well as doing modeling for numerous artists and photographers. "In my spare time I have learned and taught Argentine Tango, Bachata, Cha-Cha, Merengue, Salsa Dancing and East Coast Swing. I was so taken with performing the Argentine Tango that I even married my dance teacher!"

"I want to project an image of a real person, not some fake Barbie doll character. I like being able to dress up and portray someone else, but someone that wants to be heard and seen. The sound of applause and laughter makes me proud to be a member of this art. It is exhilarating and freeing."


  1. Well Liz, it's great to meet you. I love your Mom, Marie. I can't actually say I grew up on stage but I have spent a lot of my life there. I've been involved in theatre on & off for over 30 years. I've done around 80 productions & was a professional actor for nearly 10 years doing everything from print work, voice-over, radio, stage, local & regional commercials & industrial films. If there's anything I can help you with don't hesitate to ask.



  2. Very cool about being involved for so long! I'm really hoping to take off in the Seattle market soon; once I've gotten myself out there, hopefully I'll be ready for LA. Thanks for your kind words.


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Fashion Night at the Wing - January 2013
Sustainable Fashion Show~London Couture - April 2012
Pink Carpet Project Runway Fashion show - March 2012
Red Cross Runway Show:Not Another Brick in the Wall - February 2012
Sugar Arts & Fashion Show - Portland-February 2012
RAW Artists - Seattle-February 2012
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