Elizabeth Nungaray is an activist, artist, and cultural producer from the Southside of Chicago that centers her work on social equity for intentionally marginalized communities. She is the Engagement Manager at Free Street Theater. Elizabeth has worked with Chicago Shakespeare, Goodman Theatre, 2nd Story, The Los Angeles Theater Center, Center Theater Group (LA), Greenway Court Theater (LA), El Teatro Campesino, Su Teatro (Denver), Hackney Empire (London, UK), Stratford Circus (UK) and Netflix.
During her ten years at Teatro Luna she devised, curated, and produced new work in Chicago and LA. Elizabeth has trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Columbia College, artEquity, and the Goodman Theatre. She is a featured storyteller on an Audible Original book, Talking While Female and Other Dangerous Acts.
“I am excited to participate in NLI and learn new strategies to advocate for the arts as well as to be a part of a community of cultural workers and learn from their efforts across the US.”