Conductor, Music Director, Musician
Elizabeth Baird is a three-time Dora Mavor Moore nominee for Outstanding Musical Direction for Seussical A Musical (Young People’s Theatre, Toronto ON), God Almighty’s Second Class Saloon – A Brecht/Weill Cabaret (Factory Theatre, Toronto ON) and for Kinky Boots (Mirvish Productions, Toronto ON). She also received nominations for the Betty Mitchell Outstanding Musical Direction Award for the Theatre Calgary productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Anne of Green Gables and The Little Prince.
Elizabeth’s work in television and film music production includes several live-to-tape television series for which she developed innovative compositional and performance techniques involving computer sequence and sample loop playback with live improvisation to underscore scenes and improvised vocals.
Elizabeth is a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music and the Humber College Music Program.
Theatre credits as Musical Director include:
Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, CATS, Anne of Green Gables, Grumpy Old Men, Hairspray, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Full Monty, Little Shop of Horrors, Seussical — A Musical, The Second City National Touring Company. Television credits as Music Consultant include: So You Think You Can Dance Canada, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Over The Rainbow Canada. Music Director/Composer: Improv Heaven & Hell (TCN); Not to Be Repeated (CTV); It’s Alive, PJ Katie’s Farm (YTV); Killerwhale & Crocodile (BRAVO!); The Bittles, System Crash (YTV); HBO Family 411, Who Knew? (HBO).