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Elizabeth V. Newman

director (stage): 'A Delicate Ship' by Anna Ziegler; '100 Planes' by Lila Rose Kaplan; 'Mocha' by Eleanor Burgess; (film): 'Child of Light' (feature)
Elizabeth V. Newman (Theatre & Film Director) is a native New Yorker who has directed and produced critically-acclaimed theatre and film in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and Austin, TX. She is the Artistic Director of The Filigree Theatre of Austin, TX. She graduated from Yale University with dual B.A. degrees in History of Art and Theater Studies. She earned her M.F.A. degree in Film Production at Boston University. Her stage directing credits include: 100 Planes by Lila Rose Kaplan (World Premiere, Austin; West Coast Premiere, Los Angeles); Miss Julie by August Strindberg; A Delicate Ship by Anna Ziegler (Austin Premiere), Trio by Sheila Cowley (World Premiere, Austin); Any Night by Daniel Arnold & Medina Hahn (Los Angeles Premiere & Austin Premiere - nominated for four B. Iden Payne Awards, including Outstanding Direction of a Drama), Body of Work by Christine Hoang, (World Premiere, Austin); Mocha by Eleanor Burgess (World Premiere, Austin); The Amenable Stage by C. M. Gill (World Premiere, Austin); The Sniper’s Nest by Lisa Soland (Austin Premiere); Goodnight Children Everywhere by Richard Nelson, (London, ON, Canada); The Park Bench by Linda Lee Armstrong (World Premiere, London, ON, Canada); Fragments by Murray Schisgal (Los Angeles). Her theatrical producing credits include the Austin Premiere of When We Were Young And Unafraid, by Sarah Treem; the World Premiere of Mocha by Eleanor Burgess (Austin); the World Premiere of Nights of Noir! by Casey Wilson (Los Angeles); the West Coast Premiere of Orange Lemon Egg Canary by Rinne Groff (Los Angeles); the American Premiere of Clocks and Whistles by Samuel Adamson, (New York); Dutchman by Leroy Jones (New York). Her film directing credits include the feature film Child of Light as well as numerous short films, including Hatched: A Tale of Great Egg-spectations and The Yellow Wallpaper. She currently serves as the co-President of Women In Film and Television - AUSTIN and has served on the B. Iden Payne Awards Council of Austin as well as the board of Yale in Hollywood. She is a member of DIRECTOR’S LAB - NORTH. For more info: filigreetheatre.com and elizabethVnewman.com