Elizabeth Owens Skidmore

A graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University (BFA, Theatre) and the Schulich School of Business at York University (MBA, Arts, Media, & Entertainment Management), Elizabeth joined the Arts Umbrella team in October 2021 as Manager, Marketing & Communications.

Combining her professional experience as an actor, singer, dancer, & teacher with a business education has provided Elizabeth with a deeply fulfilling working life in arts, sports, and entertainment with organizations in New York, Toronto, and Vancouver such as Collaborative Arts Project 21 (CAP21), American Ballet Theatre, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Toronto Blue Jays, and Bell Canada.

Elizabeth is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

A passionate believer in the power of art in the life of a child, Elizabeth is delighted to be at Arts Umbrella and a part of providing arts education to the next generation.