Introducing the TUPA Beyond the Stage Instructors - Elizabeth Amos
Elizabeth is a Dramaturg at the American Repertory Theater, and graduated with a Master’s degree in Dramaturgy from the American Repertory Theater and Moscow Art Theatre School Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University. She has trained at the Polish Academy for the Dramatic Arts in Kraków, Poland, and at the Moscow Art Theatre School in Moscow, Russia, where she studied dramaturgy, movement and voice. Elizabeth also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts (Performance Concentration) from Brock University.
Most recently, Elizabeth was the Production Dramaturg for the world premiere musical Jagged Little Pill where she worked closely with Tony-award winning director Diane Paulus, composer Alanis Morissette, writer Diablo Cody (Juno), choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s Apeshit), and arranger Tom Kitt (Next to Normal) at the A.R.T. Other recent credits in dramaturgy include Kirsten Greenidge’s Familiar and Carmen: Etudes directed by world-famous Russian choreographer and director Alla Sigalova. She comes from an extensive background of theatre and classical vocal performance and has worked as a theatre critic, music teacher, and archivist at the Harvard Theatre Collection. She is thrilled to be back home in Mississauga to spend time with the community where she got her start as a theatre artist.
Registrations are now open for TUPA's Beyond the Stage fall workshop on Saturday October 13th!! The full-day workshop will be in two parts with Elizabeth Amos leading a session on Voice Work and Textual Analysis and Thom Speck leading a session on stage fighting. Registration is free with a current membership but space is limited - so sign up now!! Participants must be age 15+. Click here for details.