Meet Liz Fisher

Liz Fisher (she/her/hers) is an interdisciplinary theatermaker based in Austin. Her directing work frequently explores applications of mixed realities, immersive theatre strategies, and game mechanics in new play development and reimaginings of classic texts for companies and academic institutions like Fusebox Festival, Pittsburgh Public, The Tank, Heartland Theatre Company, Penfold Theatre, the National Women’s Theatre Festival, St. Edward’s University, Mary Baldwin University, and the University of Texas at Austin.

She has been a featured speaker at SXSW Interactive and other conferences and organizations on her work in building audience engagement via integrations of network technology and live performance.

She works as a technology consultant and creative director, helping organizations like Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies design and implement performance platforms.

She is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award in Theatre, the Kennedy Center’s Stage Directors and Choreographers National Directing Award, and a fellowship to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

Currently, she is the Artistic Director of Kerrigan and Lowdermilk’s THE MAD ONES Lab, Associate Artistic Director of Penfold Theatre, and the Program Coordinator for Shakespeare at Winedale. SDC Associate Member. MFA: Texas State University. www.lizfisher.net

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