Elizabeth Hicks


Elizabeth Hicks is a playwright, actor, sketch comedian, and filmmaker based in St. John’s, NL. She holds a MA in English and a Diploma in Performance and Communications Media from Memorial University. As a playwright, Elizabeth has been commissioned by Artistic Fraud (The Other Side of This, 2020) and Persistence Theatre (Votes for Women 100, 2021). Her first play Twelve Nasty Women was selected for the 2019 Women’s Work Festival and was later workshopped at Rising Tide Theatre. As an actor, Elizabeth has worked with many theatre companies in Newfoundland and Labrador including Perchance Theatre, Artistic Fraud, Resource Centre for the Arts, Rising Tide Theatre, Stephenville Theatre Festival, Power Productions, Mindless Theatrics, and 30for60. She writes and performs regularly with sketch comedy troupes Mom’s Girls and Halfhandsome, including appearances at sketch festivals in New York City, Chicago, and Toronto. Elizabeth teaches English sessionally at Memorial, and she is currently an Artistic Associate/Playwright-in-Residence for Poverty Cove Theatre Company.

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