About Me

A born and bred New Yorker Lisa has always been drawn to the arts . She has loved the theater since she was a girl and spent a semester of her senior year year in high school interning with an off-Broadway theater and arts center. She has studied art from drawing to painting, continues to take dance classes and recently returned to singing, her first love. Favorite roles include Sarah in Company and Emma Goldman in Ragtime. She loves ensemble work and improvisation and has been enjoying doing more on-camera work.

Lisa is passionate about advocating for all kids having creative arts experiences. She is the founder/executive director of Interactive Drama for Education and Awareness in the Schools (I.D.E.A.S.) which brings improvisation-based programs to youth with disabilities and disadvantaged youth. www.IDEASDrama.org Lisa also firmly believes that the child inside of all of us should live long and play forever.

A certified American Sign Language interpreter, between performances, readings and workshops Lisa continues to interpret in a variety of settings  and often works with Deaf youth. In her spare time she enjoys baking,white water rafting and cycling to raise money for charities. She lives with her husband and cat Squeak Pea.