Atlantic Theater Company LIZA COLÓN-ZAYAS - Atlantic Theater Company


LIZA COLÓN-ZAYAS  (Church Lady) has been a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company in New York City 1992 and the Sundance Theater Ensemble 2012. She appeared in Stephen Adly Guirgis plays including In Arabia, We’d All Be KingsOur Lady of 121st StreetThe Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and The Little Flower of East Orange, all directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. She originated the role of Odessa in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Hudes, earning an HOLA award for Best Featured Actress at Second Stage New York. Liza toured Europe with director Peter Sellars in Story of a Soldier and later in Othello as Emilia, opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman. She starred in Athol Fugard’s latest play Have You Seen Us? opposite Sam Waterston and received a Connecticut Critics Circle Nomination. She was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the NYC premiere of Living Out at Second Stage. Her solo show Sistah Supreme had a summerlong run at the First Hip-Hop Theater Festival, produced by world renowned performance artist Danny Hoch and directed/developed by playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Some screen credits include “Louie” (FX), “Hung” (HBO), “Dexter” (Showtime), “How to Make It in America” (HBO), “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime), “Taking Chance” (HBO), “House” (FOX), “Law and Order,” “Law and Order: SVU” (NBC).