Elizabeth Whitney is a New York City writer/performer with a penchant for campy comedy and chocolate cardamom cupcakes. Most recently, she was featured in GO Magazine’s “Dyke Drama” and “100 Women We Love, Class of 2009,” and was nominated for Best Actress at the 2009 ABSOLUT Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Her performance work has been seen at The Kitchen Theatre (Ithaca, NY), Athica Art Space (Athens, GA), Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and Summerworks (Toronto), The Mae West Fest (Seattle), Emerging Artists Theatre, HERE, PS122, The Duplex, Galapagos, Dixon Place, and Fresh Fruit Festival (NYC), Bailiwick Repertory and Single File Performance Festival (Chicago), Living Art Space (Tulsa), and DramaRama and Saints & Sinners Literary Festival (New Orleans). She has been a featured artist in Bitch Magazine, and is a recipient of Lesbian Theatre Awards from Curve Magazine, “Best Performance” for “Skinny Isn’t Sexy, or Why I Never Had an Eating Disorder” (New York City Fresh Fruit Festival), and “Best Solo Performance” for “Wonder Woman The Musical” and “Best Female Solo Performance” for “Pop Culture Princess” (Columbus National Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festivals). Her writing on performance is published in various journals and anthologies, and her monologue “Wonder Girl” appears in Singular Voices: Monologues from the International Centre for Women Playwrights (JAC Publishing). Other ongoing projects include The Miscegenations Project and The Femme Show. She is a member of The Dramatists Guild, Fund For Women Artists, and International Centre for Women Playwrights.
Elizabeth’s Web site: elizabethwhitney.com