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Liz Olson

Liz Olson is a creative producer who currently serves as the Managing and Producing Director of Cutting Ball theater. Previously, she was the Line Producer/General Manager of Tectonic Theater Project and Producing Director of Studio 42, where she produced Ken Urban’s Wasps and worked on productions of Bekkah Brunstetter’s Miss Lilly Gets Boned and Gregory S. Moss’s Billy Witch. In the past, she has worked at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYTW, Playwrights Realm, and Two River Theater Company. Select Producing Credits include: Be A Good Little Widow (Wild Project), Couriers and Contrabands (TBG), Cygnus (WP's Pipeline Festival, 2016 Kilroy List), Reentry (American Records), which tours US Naval bases as part of their soldier reintegration training. This brings her full circle in life as she is a third generation Navy brat who now produces theater for the Navy. Time Warner Foundation Fellow of the 2014-2016 Producer’s Lab at the Women’s Project Theater, NYC;  MBA in Public and Nonprofit Management, Boston University and BA, The College of William and Mary.

A New Model of Female Producers

A New Model of Female Producers

The WP Lab

20 November 2016

Five of the women producers from the 2014–2016 WP Lab report on producing the Pipeline Festival in partnership with a Lab playwright/director/producer team.