Liz EllisonCore Apprentices 2012
Liz Ellison is a Chicago-based playwright and screenwriter. Her screenplay Fault Zone won a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and her plays have been developed and produced in Chicago, New York, Omaha, Aspen, and Ypsilanti, MI. She has been a semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award and a two-time O'Neill National Playwrights Conference semifinalist. Her work appears in the Vintage Books anthology Shorter, Faster, Funnier. She is a member of Courier 12 Collective, Chicago Writers Bloc, and the Nest at Halcyon Theatre. Liz holds a B.A. in theater and English from Dartmouth College and an M.F.A. in dramatic writing from Carnegie Mellon University, where she was a recipient of the Steven Bochco Fellowship.