Elizabeth Efteland

Last updated

March 4, 2018

Elizabeth’s current news

Elizabeth was recently named Outstanding Supporting Actress by Lavendar Magazine for her role in Red Velvet with Walking Shadow Theatre Company.

Currently, Elizabeth is performing in Keepin' It Real with Illusion Theatre in Minneapolis.



Elizabeth Efteland is a Minneapolis-based actor whose recent productions include Red Velvet and The River (Walking Shadow Theatre Company); Love Person (Park Square Theatre); Detroit '67 (Penumbra Theatre Company); Sister Calling My Name (Open Window Theatre); 4000 Miles (Park Square Theatre); Over the River and Through the Woods (Sidekick Theatre); Twelfth Night (Chameleon Theatre Circle & Green T Productions); The Black Hand Side That Feeds You (broadcast on Jazz88FM); and bottom, an original play about sex trafficking in Minnesota (blank slate theatre). Efteland received her BFA in Acting from the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she received recognition for her portrayals of Coriolana in a gender-swapped version of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, and Medea in Euripides' Greek tragedy.


Elizabeth Efteland

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Height: 5’ 6½”        Hair: Strawberry Brown      Eyes: Brown


Red Velvet -- Ellen Tree -- Walking Shadow Theatre

Love Person -- Vic -- Park Square Theatre

Detroit ’67 -- Caroline -- Penumbra Theatre Company

Twelfth Night -- Viola -- Chameleon & Green T Productions

The River -- The Other Woman -- Walking Shadow Theatre

Goodbye Cruel World -- Maria (& others) -- Theatre Pro Rata

4000 Miles -- Lily (u/s Bec) -- Park Square Theatre

Sister Calling My Name -- Lindsey -- Open Window Theatre

The Lion, the Witch… -- Centaur -- Open Window Theatre

Over the River and… -- Caitlin -- Sidekick Theatre

Coriolana*  -- Coriolana -- U of MN Duluth (UMD)

Medea* -- Medea -- UMD

The Three Sisters -- Olga -- UMD

Coronado -- The Patient -- Renegade Theatre Company

The Cabin -- Kim -- Duluth Playground

The Laramie Project -- Catherine Connolly -- Stage II Theatre

Love’s Labour’s Lost -- Maria -- Duluth Park Players

The Black Hand Side… -- Valerie -- KBEM/Dakota Jazz Club

The Diviners -- Jennie Mae -- Normandale College

God of Carnage -- Veronica -- The Duluth Playhouse

*Awarded Departmental Certificate of Artistic Achievement for Exceptional Performance



University of Minnesota – Duluth BFA – Theatre/Acting

Normandale Community College (NAST) Associate’s Degree


Actor’s Workout with Raye Birk – Guthrie Theatre (ongoing)

Shakespeare Masterclass with Andrew Wade – Guthrie Theatre

Roy Hart Vocal Workshop with Lucinda Holshue

Stage Combat Intensive with Rick Sordelet


Special Skills

Stage Dialects (British RP & Cockney, Irish, New York, Southern, others with notice); Conversational French; Basic American Sign Language; Vocal Extremes – Screaming; Stage Combat: Unarmed, Rapier/Dagger, Fencing; Juggling; Basic tumbling, cartwheels; Basic Kabuki

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