Liz was born and brought up in Edinburgh and has been a theatre director for nearly 30 years.
She started her career as Scottish Arts Council trainee director at Perth Theatre, then worked as staff director at Chichester Festival Theatre and artistic director at Cumbernauld Theatre.
Her work has been seen at the Traverse, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, MacRobert Stirling, Dundee Rep, Perth Theatre, Tramway, the Tron, the Citizens Theatre, His Majesty’s in Aberdeen and Eden Court Inverness, as well as middle and small-scale touring venues all over Scotland and England.
In London, her work has also been seen at Finborough Theatre, The Purcell Rooms, The Gate, Soho Theatre and The Duke’s Head, Richmond.
Recent projects include Cranhill Carmen – a Mini-Musical at Oran Mor, a tour of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Gaelic, ParaHandy and Perfect Days for Pitlochry Festival Theatre, The Straw Chair for Hirtle and Borderline and Talking Heads and The New Maw Broon Monologues for Glasgay. She has directed new 26 plays for Oran Mor. She recently directed Quality Street by JM Barrie for Pitlochry.
Past productions have won the Guinness Pub Theatre Award and the LWT Plays on Stage Award. Her work has been nominated for the Scottish Gaelic Awards and Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland for Best New Play and Best Production for Children and Young People.