Beach Playhouse New Works Festival
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
ELIZABETH TOBIAS is
an actor (AEA/SAG), director, producer and artist-educator.
As an actor, she appeared in The
Master of the House at the Laguna Playhouse and Hippolytos at the Getty
Villa. Musical roles include Atalanta in Atalanta (David Mowers/David O –Ovation Nominated, World Premiere
Musical); Maggie in Batboy: the Musical (Keythe Farley/Larry
O’Keefe; LA Weekly Award, Ensemble), Stepsister
in Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella (Bill Rauch/Tracy Young;
LA Weekly Award, Ensemble) and understudy in The
Break-up Notebook: A Lesbian Musical (Ovation Award – Best
Original Musical). Classical roles include Mistress
Quickly in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Nevada Shakespeare);
Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Beverly Hills
Outlook Award, Best Actress) and Lady Macduff/Witch
in Macbeth at Theatricum Botanicum.
TV and film roles
include Private Practice, Side Order of Life,
7th Heaven, InJustice; NYPD Blue, Strong Medicine; and
Universal Remote (Gary Hardwick) and Ten
Stories Tall (David Garrett).
As director/producer, Ms. Tobias has worked with
Fabulous Monsters, The Actors’ Gang, Theatricum Botanicum
PlayGround (a company of adult, professional
actors presenting interactive adaptations of classic
children’s literature) for which she is also
Co-Artistic Director with Karen Hardcastle.
She has taught/administrated for
Serendipity, S.T.A.R., Kidpower, Powerhouse, The Actors’ Gang and Theatricum
Botanicum (where she currently serves as School Programs
Ms. Tobias’ commitment has been to participate
in theatre of the highest quality that treats its audience
with respect and, by so doing, helps to honor the past,
dignify the present and ensure the future of this great
and valuable interactive art form.