Liz was recently named one of the ‘100 Most Inspiring New Yorkers!’ In his interviews with Bumble, he talks about how it feels to be living in the wrong-gendered body and why he has chosen to forgo hormone therapy as part of his transition. Liz has embraced his true-self and is proud to be living as a transgender-man. Onstage, Liz is gender-fluid and continues his career as a female mezzo-soprano: using his “silky mezzo” (New York Times) to perform traditional operatic repertoire and to premiere new roles written specifically for him.
Liz made his New York City Operadebut in June as Sarah in the World Premiere of Iain Bell and Mark Campbell’s new opera, STONEWALL, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn. Also during World Pride 50, Liz performed at Bryant Park's Pride Concert with City Opera and sang with ChamberQUEER at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange. With dell'Arte Opera Ensemble, Liz created another new role as Queen Anne in the World Premiere of Whitney George and Bea Goodwin’s PRINCESS MALEINE in August.
This season Liz performed Hannah-after in Laura Kaminsky, Kimberly Reed & Mark Campbell’s AS ONE with Alamo City Opera. He reprises the role this fall in New York City as part of Transgender Awareness Month with colleague Nathaniel Sullivan. Liz also debuted with St. Petersburg Opera Company as The Nursing Sister in SUOR ANGELICAin May, and covered La Ciesca in GIANNI SCHICCHI.
In his debut as a writer & producer, Liz collaborated with librettist and stage director Bea Goodwin. Mr. Liz’s One [wo] Man Show: [Living in the In-Between] was workshopped last November at Alchemical Studios and premiered off-off-Broadway at The Tank Theater in February. He workshopped the sequel, New Beginnings, with The New Work Series at TADA Theater in March and at Dixon Place in April.