Artistic Director, New Musicals Inc.
is currently the Artistic Director of NMI, and has been involved in the development of new works as an actor, director, and dramaturge for over 40 years. Most recent performances: Singing Sixty (a one-woman birthday celebration at Rockwell Table & Stage); Domina in …Forum (Cabrillo Music Theatre); Forks in the Road (NMI’s 2015 Fifteen Minute Musicals); Aline Barnsdall in Frogs in the Living Room; Mary Marie; The Angel of Painted Post; Now and Then a Hero at the 2011 Stages Festival; Red v. Blue (NMI’s 2008 Fifteen Minute Musicals); Spellcasters at the Secret Rose; and Queen Mab’s Alarmingly Mandatory Bridal Shower at the Noho Arts Center. Most recent directing: Invisible at the Colony and 3-D Theatricals; City of Light at the Colony Theatre; Bloodline and Mad Bomber (for the 2013 Stages Festival); Mary Marie; Love Bytes; NMI’s 2006, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2018, and 2019 Fifteen Minute Musicals; At Home In Mitford; and The Water. Elise has been ecstatically married to cellist Stephen Green for 37 years, and they are the proud parents of community organizer Rebecca Rose. www.elisedewsberry.com