Department of Performing Arts
- Lisa is a vocal technician/performer in the “crossover” style of opera and musical theatre. Favorite operatic roles: Hero in Beatrice et Benedict, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Nico Castel of the Metropolitan Opera. National Tours: La Boheme as Musetta, L’elisir d’Amore as Adina. Ohio Light Opera: Margot in The Desert Song, and Gretel Columbus in Christopher Columbus (American premiere). Concert: Indianapolis Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Alabama Symphony, Raleigh Symphony. Lyric Theatre: Young Sally in Follies, Zelda Zanders in Singin’ in the Rain with Tony nominee, Lara Teeter. DC: Kennedy Center: created the role of The Narrator in the world premiere and national tours of The Nightingale, Reyalto in The Emperor’s New Clothes. American Century Theatre: Nina in Dear World. Washington Savoyards: Yum Yum in The Mikado and Valencienne in The Merry Widow. Toby's Dinner Theatre: Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music, and Trina, in the critically acclaimed Falsettos at Ganymede Arts (Helen Hayes Recommendation). Lisa also teaches voice at Montgomery College, where she is a resident stage director, and is the director of ensembles at the newly merged Adventure Theatre MTC.
DegreesBM in Musical Theatre, MME with an emphasis in vocal performance education. Post graduate: Artist in Residence (3 seasons), North Carolina School of the Arts Fletcher Opera Institute (Formerly National Opera Company)
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