Elizabeth Shepherd

Shakespeare

Ms. Shepherd obtained a BA degree in Drama at Bristol University, where she trained with Dr. Bertram Joseph (Acting Shakespeare, Elizabethan Acting). She studied voice with the legendary Iris Warren, mentor to Kristin Linklater, with whom Elizabeth worked in New York. Her distinguished theatre career started in England, where she she appeared in London’s West End in Inherit the Wind, Period of Adjustment, War and PeaceMenage a Trois. After emigrating to North America, she appeared in Elective Shakespeare programs for PBS Channel 13 and with the Actors’ Company, earning an Emmy nomination for Hermione in The Winter’s Tale. Broadway credits include Conduct Unbecoming, Relatively Speaking. Regional: Arena Stage, Cleveland Playhouse, Globe Theater San Diego, Walnut St Theatre, Alley Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ; and the Stratford and Shaw Festivals in Ontario. Recent Productions: Driving Miss DaisyLes Liaisons DangereusesThe Royal FamilyThe Gin GameHumble Boy, Great ExpectationsPygmalionCabaret, Trelawny of the Wells, Volumnia in Coriolanus..Over 500 TV appearances range from BBC’s “Masterpiece Theatre” to “All My Children” and Margaret Thatcher in “Shades of Black.” Film includes: The Tomb of LigeiaDamien: Omen 2The Queen’s Guards, Criminal Law, DesireAmelia. Teaching: LAMDA in London, York University in Toronto, Columbia University in NYC, the Title 3 project for the Boston School System. She has taught Shakespeare at the Stella Adler Studio since January 2008.

As of January 2020.

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