Elizabeth Karr is a working actor in theatre, lm and television for twenty years. TV appearances include House, ER, Womens Murder Club, Veronica Mars, Sleeper Cell, The West Wing, and Young & Restless. Film credits include Shiloh Season, Radio Free Albemuth, January Man. Elizabeth is an active member of the LA Theatre Community–Chairman of the Board of Classical Theatre Lab, Artistic Director of Cedarburg Productions and Company Member of Pacic Resident Theatre. She has performed lead roles with Fountain Theatre, Odyssey Theatre, Colony Theatre, Circus Theatricals, Classical Theatre Lab, Hudson Theatre and PRT.
On the other side of the camera, Elizabeth is a Co Producer on indie feature, RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH, adaptation of a Philip K Dick novel, written and directed by John Alan Simon. PKD other books made into movies include Blade Runner, Minority Report and Scanner Darkly. She is Consulting Producer of the Disney Channel pilot, WEBGIRL, based on her original treatment. Directing credits include several short films and a PSA for New Directions, produced by Women in Film and City TV/Santa Monica.
Projects in development include THANKSGIVING and PUMPKIN PIE,original screenplays, written by Emer Gillespie, and NOTHING MORE THAN MURDER, adaptation of a Jim Thompson novel (The Getaway, The Grifters), with writer/director John Alan Simon.
Elizabeth has produced theatre for Cedarburg Productions, Classical Theatre Lab and Pacific Resident Theatre. Critic’s Choice productions that she acted in and produced include Uncle Vanya with Orson Bean, Woman of No Importance and An Ideal Husband as Victorian noir. Her one woman show, The Rejected Letter, was a finalist in the LA Women’s Theatre Festival.
Casting director credits include RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH, two award winning AFI/DWW short films, Void and Gosia’s Witch, as well as theatre in LA.
Elizabeth is an Acting/Audition coach and a Professional Theatre Teaching Artist on the Music Center roster, LA’s Best and LAUSD/ACPN. Elizabeth also teaches theatre residencies in Los Angeles, Culver City Burbank and Moorpark school districts, as well as pro bono Shakespeare workshops in South Central LA.
Fun Fact: Elizabeth was Netgirl for Love@aol for several years— A Girl Next Door Cyber Dear Abby, dishing out common sense advice. Consistently one of AOL’s top ten visited sites. Lifetime TV did a feature story about Elizabeth on ‘New Attitudes.” Elizabethkarr.com