Improv Theatre Co. & Training Center

Liz Anderson

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LIZ ANDERSON
Faculty, Performer

Bio
Liz Anderson is a native San Franciscan, and a super fan of Science, the US Park Service and Koko the Gorilla!  She is also a working actor, filmmaker, and arts as social justice educator. Her credits include: Trauma (NBC), Project: Lohan (West Coast Premiere); Manic Pixie Dream Girl: A Graphic Novel Play (World and NY Premieres), Stunts and Motion capture for Bioshock Infinite (2K Games), the (CanalPlay/Amazon) web series SanFranLand; commercials include General Electric, US Cellular, PG&E, and as Amy Poehler’s voice double for Old Navy. She served as an Artistic Company member with PlayGround at Berkeley Rep, BRAVA! For Women in the Arts, and as an artist-in-residence for many California schools. She created the Shakespeare for Literacy Program through L.A.’s Best, for use in LAUSD and a recipient of grants from the California Arts Council, the Miranda Lux foundation. She has taught for LAUSD, SFUSD, NYU Tisch, Academy of Art University, BAYCAT as well as running the Brava Theater Academy and chairing the theater department at The Academy of Arts and Science. As a filmmaker she strives to create a platform for under heard voices, and under asked questions her WWII Sci-Fi film The Toll, is currently in post production and her animated short Rapunzel’s Etymology of Zero,winner of the Netflix/ Women in Film Finishing Fund Grant is curently having it’s festival run. A graduate ofthe NYU Tisch theater program, Anderson received the NYU-Stonestreet Award for excellence in acting and producing.  She is a 2012 Kevin Spacey Foundation Emerging Artist, and has trained with Stonestreet Studios, the Atlantic Theater Company in NY, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, UCB NY and Second City LA. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, and AEA and is represented locally by JE Talent.

Ensemble
Armando Company

Classes Taught/Teaching
Drop-In Class: The Art of Improvisation
Improv II: Authentic Relationships

Leela Improv Training Center – Classes

EXIT Theatre – Shows