Liz Engelman currently splits her year between Austin, TX, where she teaches Playwriting/Directing at UT Austin, and the Boundary Waters of Minnesota, where she is the director of Tofte Lake Center at Norm’s Fish Camp, a creative retreat for artists of all disciplines. Liz has worked at Hedgebrook as the Alumnae Co-ordinator and Festival Dramaturg, and has served as the Resident Dramaturg at Mixed Blood Theatre, as the Literary Director of the McCarter Theatre, the Director of New Play Development at ACT Theatre in Seattle, Literary Manager/Dramaturg at Seattle’s Intiman Theatre, and as Assistant Literary Manager at Actors Theatre of Louisville. She has worked on the development of new plays across the country and abroad. Liz has served as President, Board Chair and is a current Board Member of LMDA. She serves as a Board Member of the National Theatre Conference (NTC) where she Chairs the Stavis Committee/Emerging New Play Award, as an Ambassador-at-Large for NNPN and is on the Advisory Board of Scriptworks. She is a member of the National Theatre Conference and the New Project Group of ITI.