About Lisa

Lisa Anne Porter has performed with numerous repertory companies and Shakespeare festivals throughout the country including the American Conservatory Theatre, California Shakespeare Theatre, Aurora Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company, the Magic Theatre, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare/Santa Cruz, Shakespeare Festival/LA, Center Repertory Theatre, SF Playhouse, BRAVA Theatre Center, Shakespeare & Company, Syracuse Stage, Sacramento Theatre Company, GeVa Theatre Company, and Boston Theatreworks. Most recently she workshopped and originated the role of Suzanne in Eureka Day, Theresa in The Eva Trilogy and performed the role of Erica in the West Coast premiere of A Bright Half Life. 

Her directing credits include A Will of One’s Own for Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company, Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Syracuse University, Proof, Picasso at the  Lapin Agile and It’s a Wonderful Life for Town Hall Theatre and numerous projects in the MFA program at the American Conservatory Theatre.

She has coached voice and dialect in over seventy productions nationwide, including the SF production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. She is currently the Head of Acting and Dialects for the MFA program at the American Conservatory Theatre. She has served on the faculties of Syracuse University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Stanford University, San Francisco State University, Shakespeare & Company, The Tepper Center in NYC, Naropa University, California Shakespeare Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Academy of Art University. She has a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theatre and is a certified Linklater voice teacher.

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Lisa is currently finishing the never-to-be-forgotten pandemic year of Zoom teaching and creating theatre as Head of Acting and Dialects at the American Conservatory Theatre.


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Lisa is currently finishing the never-to-be-forgotten pandemic year of Zoom teaching and creating theatre as Head of Acting and Dialects at the American Conservatory Theatre.


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Lisa is currently finishing the never-to-be-forgotten pandemic year of Zoom teaching and creating theatre as Head of Acting and Dialects at the American Conservatory Theatre.


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