Elizabeth Sophia Strauss is an author, activist, producer, publisher, professor, emcee, and realtor residing in New York. ES is the Founder, CEO, and Producer of the Broadway Brokers Network and the Broadway Stage Management Symposium. Creator of the poetry style Pankus. Known as the spoken word artist “Deadpan Lizzie: The Beanie God”, she has been featured with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and around the world. A Broadway Artist for over a decade, working on several Tony Award winning productions. And, has taught theatre studies at NYU, the University of Rhode Island, Deutsche POP in Austria and Germany. Educating through mini-series, ES has created and produced, available as podcasts, real estate, theatre, and art mini-series. University of Rhode Island, cum laude.