Lisa is the founder and manager of Theater 29, a home for five theatre companies and collectives established and run by Colorado playwrights, founder of The Lulubird Project: Theatre, Slightly Absurd, and a founding member of Denver's award winning playwrights collective, DIRTYFISH Theater. She has been a featured playwright at Denver Center for the Performing Arts Local Playwright Slam and a guest artist at the Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive.
Her full-length play The Mrs. Wheatland Pageant, a semi- finalist for both the PlayPenn New Play Development Conference and the Landing Theatre’s New American Voices series, will be produced by The Lulubird Project at Theater 29 in March of 2019 . The Mrs. Wheatland Pageant has been developed in Edge Theatre’s On Your Feet play development series and has received staged readings at Mercury Cafe and Lesley University’s Marran Theater.
Lisa's play Step On Me, produced in California and Boston, and touted by the Boston Globe as "a hilarious short play . . . that toys with one woman’s obsession with her bathroom scale," was a regional winner in the Kennedy Center’s American College Theater Festival and received a staged reading at the Estrogenius Extended Festival in New York City..
Other plays include Do It For Francine (DIRTYFISH Theater, And Toto too Theatre Company), Unframed, We’re Perfect For Each Other (And Toto too Theatre Company), Respect? (Denver Day Plays), But I’m A Witch (10 X 10 In The Triangle: Semi Finalist, Playwrights of the Western Region: Staged Reading), Two Women No Mascara (Acoma Center, Mercury Cafe), Blue Light District (Shop Theater), and Ed’s Dead (Denver Heat: Staged Reading).
Lisa received an MFA in Creative Writing for Stage and Screen from Lesley University where she studied with Kate Snodgrass and Jami Brandli. She teaches playwriting at Community College of Denver and is a facilitator for Denver Salon, a multi-genre writing collective.