Miz Liz and Company
As the owner and Creative Director of Miz Liz and Company , Liz is a visual artist, designer, writer, producer and an entertainer. She has written and performed original shows, designed costumes and puppets, and produced events all over the world in every venue imaginable. After receiving classical theater training and a BFA from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, she has continued to study with James Donlon,Tony Montanero, Dick Monday, Julie Goell, Bill Irwin, David Shiner, Ami Hattab and many others.
As Dr. Sneakers, one of the Doctors of Delight Liz is a humor therapist (Chief of Pedi-Hat-tricks) and an 18 year member of The Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, and has spent wonderful times at Paul Newmans’ Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Currently at Yale New Haven Hospital she previously worked in the New York City Hospitals for many years and received the Raoul Wallenberg Award for her work with critically ill children.
Liz works as a Circus instructor and has written and performed educational and entertaining school shows for The Super Scientific Circus, The Big Apple Circus Afterschool Programs, Cirque Du Jour, Encore Productions, Project Impact, and Young Audiences of New Jersey.
As a producer Liz has created high quality, theatrical events for hundreds of top corporations, festivals, fairs, exhibitions, trade shows, children’s museums, art museums, libraries, parks, camps, country clubs, hospitals, community theaters, schools, many, many charitable events and international festivals.. She co-founded and was Creative Director of Always Entertaining, Inc. where she produced events nationally for over 15 years.
Some of her original design creations include a 10 foot high, stilt tennis match for Arthur Ashe Kids day at the USTA , which has become a favorite with the family crowds there for the past 5 years. She developed an environmental 1850’s Dickensian theatrical troupe for many holiday winter seasons at the South Street Seaport in New York City and custom designed aquatic creatures for the opening of the Baltimore Aquarium Marine Mammal Pavillion. For Fragrance Week in New York City she created imaginative and fanciful opening show festivities at Lincoln Center for several years. Many, many more credits are available upon request.
She currently works with Hilario Productions and AEMI to produce International festivals in China. Through them she also brought her extraordinary face painting expertise to develop and teach students in China to paint for the International World Clown Festivals.
So Liz’s design, production and performance talents have given her a very rich and diverse career.
Some of her performance credits include:
Carnegie Hall • Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors • American History Museum • The Newark Musem • The Metropolitan Opera • Art Park • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts • The Big Apple Clown Care Unit • Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp • World Clown Festivals China • Holland Village, Nagasaki Japan