Ms. Shepherd obtained a BA degree in Drama at Bristol University, where she trained with Dr. Bertram Joseph (Acting Shakespeare, Elizabethan Acting). She studied voice with the legendary Iris Warren, mentor to Kristin Linklater, with whom Elizabeth worked in New York. Her distinguished theatre career started in England, where she she appeared in London’s West End in Inherit the Wind, Period of Adjustment, War and Peace. Menage a Trois. After emigrating to North America, she appeared in Elective Shakespeare programs for PBS Channel 13 and with the Actors’ Company, earning an Emmy nomination for Hermione in The Winter’s Tale. Broadway credits include Conduct Unbecoming, Relatively Speaking. Regional: Arena Stage, Cleveland Playhouse, Globe Theater San Diego, Walnut St Theatre, Alley Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ; and the Stratford and Shaw Festivals in Ontario. Recent Productions: Driving Miss Daisy, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Royal Family, The Gin Game, Humble Boy, Great Expectations, Pygmalion, Cabar
As of January 2020.