Liz Pounsett – Assistant Director
Liz is a theatre-maker who has created, performed, directed and taught. She has directed with Little Pea Revolution Theatre and the Children’s Peace Theatre. Liz has worked with various independent theatre companies around Toronto and in New York, including Why Not Theatre, Bad New Days, and the International WOW Company. As the artistic director of The Question Company, she created and performed new works of physical theatre, including Downtown and You Mean Now?. Liz holds an MFA, Acting, from York University, and spent two years at Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Liz has been the Drama School Director at YPT since 2012. Prior to that she was a YPT faculty member for three years. Liz has taught various aspects of performance including acting, voice, movement, clown and mime to all ages at various schools, theatres and universities; in Toronto and New York City; in both French and English. She is honoured to be working with this remarkable creative and production team. Huge love to Alex, Charlotte and Henry for supporting her!