Liz Stanton

Instructor - Acting, Voice & Movement

New York University - Tisch School of the Arts

New York Film Academy


Liz Stanton is a multifaceted theatre artist. She is a Director, Actor, Singer, Sound Designer, Composer and Teacher. She has acted in New York City and regionally. She creates award-winning devised theatre pieces, composes music for theatrical sound-scores, and she’s even written an opera based on The Bacchae. Liz received her MFA in Theatre: Contemporary Performance from Naropa University. Liz has studied with her mentor, Stephen Wangh, since 1999. She teaches Grotowski based physical acting, Extended voice, and Voice & Movement in Universities around the US, including NYU – Experimental Theatre Wing, New York Film Academy, Naropa University, CUNY – Staten Island, Denison University, and Salem State University. Liz premiered The Woman Who Was Me at the United Solo Theatre Festival in NYC. She performed in the Bath Fringe Festival in a self-created piece (House of Cards). Her New York City acting credits include: Convergences Theatre Collective (Babel and Refracting Miss Julie); NYC EstroGenius Festival (The Bacchae in Song and Vocal Extreme and Save Yourself for You); Urban Research Theatre (Theatrical: A Tragedy); SITI (365 Days, 365 Plays); Brooklyn Clown Fest (Zen Cabaret); Bombshell (Hamlet); Risk Ensemble (Hedda Gabler). At Naropa University: (Fracked or Friction), (Visions of Flight and The Bacchae: In Song and Vocal Extreme); Giving Voice Productions (Power to Pleasing: The Sex Lives of Teenage Girls, Pressure to Prove: The Sex Lives of Teenage Boys); GVP and CTC (From the Realm of the Shadow); Holderness Theater Company, NYC actor and sound designer: (The Winter’s Tale, Cymbeline, The Changeling, The Rover, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Einstein’s Dreams and Life of Spiders). Sound design: National Shakespeare Company, (The Tempest, As You Like It); Burning Coal Theater (Romeo and Juliet), Superhero Clubhouse (Mercury); P.S. 122 (Miracle Tomato and Sally: MIA); CTC (Murrow) and Whitman College (Antigonick).

Movement Specialties:




Devised Theatre

Grotowski Physical Theatre

Improvisation/Theatre Games

Impulse Work


Movement for Singers

Movement for the Actor

Musical Theatre

Physical Theatre

Solo Performance

Sound and Movement




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