Based in both New York City, and her native London, Eliza Shea is an actor, writer and award-winning theatre producer.
Most recently, Eliza originated the role of Joanna in Summer in the City at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, earning 3 Offie Nominations.
In the UK, Eliza has appeared at The Savoy, Almeida, Arcola, Southwark Playhouse, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and on television for BBC and Amazon. In the US, she has worked with BAM (Off-Broadway), Roundabout, Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, and Broadway Cares.
She earned her First Class Bachelor’s Degree from The University of York and trained at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (NYC), graduating with the Lawrence Langner Award.
In the US, Eliza is an AEA Equity Membership Candidate and earned an O-1 Visa for 'extraordinary ability in the arts' and is SAG-eligible.
In the UK, Eliza is represented by Keddie Scott Associates.
"Her phenomenal characterisation and stage presence reminds one of a young Helena Bonham Carter" - BroadwayBaby