Elizabeth Waterhouse is a former member of Ballet Frankfurt/The Forsythe Company (2004–2013) and a current doctoral student at the Graduate School of the Arts in Bern, where her dissertation (“Dancing Together: Entrainment and Subjectivity in the Choreographic Work of William Forsythe”) is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Volkswagen Stiftung.
Since 2015 she has taught practices of contemporary dance at the Institut Ästhetische Praxis und Theorie at the University of Art and Design in Basel. She has also worked as a freelance performer, choreographer and dramaturg, collaborating on projects ranging from experimental musiktheater to font design. Liz has given workshops and lectures internationally and been part of innovative projects in dance education and outreach (including Störung/הערפה at Theater Freiburg and InnoLernenTanz at the Palucca Hochschule). Raised in upsta- te New York, she graduated from Harvard University with a Ba- chelor degree in physics and completed her Master degree at The Ohio State University in dance. Reconciliation of art and science continues to be a central tenet of her work.