Elizabeth Laidlaw has worked in Chicago professionally since 1993, appearing at Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Writers Theatre, Goodman and many, many others. Previous appearances at Court include The Adventures of Augie March, Life’s A Dream, Phèdre, and Thyestes. Regional credits include Indiana Repertory Theatre, Irish Classical Theatre Company, and American Repertory Theatre. Film: the features Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party, Into The Wake, Eastern College, Dimension, and Three Days. Television: Chicago PD and Crisis (NBC), Betrayal (ABC), Boss (Starz), and The Chicago Code (FOX). She co-produces and stars in the dramedy web-series The Haven, available on Open TV (weareotv.com). Most recently, she starred as Officer Vic Renna in The Red Line on CBS. She serves as adjunct faculty at Tribeca Flashpoint Film Academy, teaching acting and directing; she also teaches acting for the camera at Vagabond Studios. Ms. Laidlaw is the founding artistic director of Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre. She received her BFA from Illinois Wesleyan University and completed post-graduate Shakespeare studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art of London, UK.
bio as of 2/2021