Born in 1994, Liza grew up in the Netherlands and started doing circus at a very young age. She joined the youth circus in her home town and from that moment on she fell in love with the circus. She studied at Codarts Circus Arts at the University of Arts in Rotterdam. In these 4 intense years Liza started to combine two of her favorite disciplines, object manipulation and acro-dance. With this she created a unique juggling research based on movement and physicality. 


Since June 2017 Liza is graduated from Codarts Circus Arts and she had the honor to perform at many different events all over the world. Her solo “Ain’t no easy way out” got nominated for the BNG Circus Price in 2017. With this solo she has been performing at many different festivals all over the world (Berlin Circus Festival, ATOLL Festival Karlsruhe, Festival UP Brussel, Turbofest Quebec and more). 


From 2017 till 2021 she has been working with Gandini Juggling. In 2019 Liza started working with Benjamin Kuitenbrouwer on two creations, Being Benjamin and JACK. Her most recent work is with Zirkus Fahraway with the production BALLETT. Which has been touring since 2021. Besides working with different compagnies Liza also creates her own work. Her most recent work is GALOP, a circus bike tour through the Netherlands. As part of maker of a year with TENT, house for contemporary circus. 

Liza also started a collaboration in 2024 with Circusstad Festival Rotterdam. Setting up a new program in which people with mental disabilities are able to explore circus together with circus artists. The aim is to create a more inclusive environment through circus in which everyone has the opportunity to discover his or her talents and be on a stage. 



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