Elizabeth Swanson

Course Information

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MFA Theatre Directing

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Productions at The Lir Academy

Pains of YouthAssistant DirectorWayne Jordan

Previous Experience

Elizabeth Swanson (M.F.A. in Theatre Directing)  hails from Rockwall, Texas. She attended Princeton University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Certificate in Theatre. For her senior thesis production, she wrote and directed Eden, an original play with music, for which she was awarded the Francis LeMoyne Page Theatre Award. Past productions include Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, and Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Merrily We Roll Along. AD credits include Make Belief (Original play, Lewis Center for the Arts, dir. Suzanne Agins).