Elizabeth Doss

Elizabeth Doss writes, performs, and directs in Austin, Texas. She has worked with many outstanding theatre companies including Zach Scott: Present Laughter, Physical Plant: Not Clown (toured to Soho Rep); Salvage Vanguard: Cry Pitch Carrols and Americamisfit; Rude Mechs: Dionysus in '69 (toured to Princeton University and New York Live Arts), B. Beaver Animation and Fixing Timon of Athens; and Theatre En Bloc: The Totalitarians. Doss has also created several interactive, site-specific installations for the Fusebox Festival including: Writer's Room, and Road Show: 4 Way Stop and 100 Year Flood. She is a founding member of the theatre collective paper chairs, which has produced her original musicals, Murder Ballad Murder Mystery (toured Marfa, San Antonio, Fort Worth, and the New Orleans Fringe Festival) and Hill Country Underbelly, and for which she co-directed Woodwork and The Suicide. Paper chairs has also produced her original plays Mast and Poor Herman. Elizabeth Doss holds a BA in Spanish and is a third-year MFA playwriting candidate at the University of Texas.

Upcoming projects:
Three teen girls in a pact to go down in history find redemption on a mountainside in Slumber Party March 2017 University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance.

The Lieutenant Nun, Catalina de Erauso's autobiography made her legend in Spanish history and this stage adaptation will take her story into wholly new territory. September 2017

Poor Herman looks at what led Herman Melville to write the single worst reviewed book in the history of American literature and what it cost him to make history.