Class of 1999

Liz holds an M.A. in English from the City University of NY (College of Staten Island), a B.A. in Theatre/Speech from Wagner College, and is working on her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies at Union Institute & University. She is currently an instructor of English in the First Year Writing Program at Utah Valley University, and the writing and performance mentor for Act Risk No More, a non-profit theatre company whose mission is to create socially conscious theatre that tells real life stories to help at-risk kids. Liz is interested in writing for healing and social change from a feminist perspective. She writes on her blog,, and still auditions and works in theatre, TV, & film when opportunities arrive. She is a proud member of Actor’s Equity and SAG-AFTRA.

“I love the connection that began the moment I stepped on campus and still continues to this day.” -Liz DeBetta ’99