Liz is currently working on her original musical Ciao Bambino, which Liz wrote, composed and has performed in herself! Ciao Bambino started out as a Music EP (Collection of songs) which debuted on iTunes in 2012. After being completed as a Masters Thesis, the show came to life and debuted it's first staged reading at the Midtown International Theater Festival in the Fall of 2016.
At MITF Ciao Bambino was recognized with an award for Best Staged Reading. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, Liz workshopped and performed in Ciao Bambino at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (Off-Off Broadway), in April 2018.
In April of 2019, Liz along with Director Vincent Pelligrino and Music Director Andreas Häberlin, the team presented a musical concert of selections from the show with professional singers and musicians at Opera America. Learn more at www.Ciaobambinomusical.com
Songwriting and Composition awards:
First Prize “Give me the Stage” original composition: Symphonic Wind band Competition, Bunol, Spain 2016
First Prize for original song and performance of "Give me the Stage" Hampton Beach, NH 2016
Liz Turner's writing has been published by the Vail Jazz Festival, Lessonface.com, Takelessons.com, NewMusicalTheatre.com, Onstageblog.com, New Victory Theater Blog and with Dance, Laugh, Learn LLC.
Recent industry lectures Liz has spoken at include:
SETC (Southeastern Theatre Conference) Knoxville, TN “From the page to the stage: Creating original musicals” 2019
Flashback Theater Company, KY “Musical Theater Vocal Technique” 2018
Berklee College of Music “Berklee on Broadway” 2017
American School in Valencia, Spain “Learning theater through English” 2016