Teaching Faculty

Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri

Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri is a director, actor, writer, arts facilitator, and arts collaborator based in Columbia, Missouri. She is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of GreenHouse Theatre Project. Her work focuses on physical theatre in site-specific spaces, devising new projects, adapting and reviving classic work, and collaborating with artists in all mediums to create visceral, innovative performances. Her work has taken her across the globe from her home base in Missouri with the True/False Film Festival to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and beyond. She has taught and directed at Stephens College, Westminster College, Missouri Valley College, and travels internationally teaching masterclasses for the ‘Physical Actor’. For her artistic and entrepreneurial spirit, she was awarded a Columbia Business Times award in 2015. She holds a degree in Theatre from St. Olaf College.

  • July 8 - July 11
    • Movement
    • Theater


      Holden Village is a community where your questions are valued and encouraged. Most programs led by visiting teaching faculty occur during the summer months. However, Holden also invites faculty to teach sessions for special events and retreats throughout the rest of the year.
      Check out a list of the 2024 Summer Faculty.