Katt Lissard

Bio

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Photo of Katt Lissard, courtesy of Katt Lissard

 

Katt Lissard is a writer, director and performer, has taught theatre and playwriting at SUNY, Long Island University, Smith College and the National University of Lesotho (southern Africa) where she spent two years (2005; 2012) as a Fulbright professor in the Theatre Unit.  Since 2006 she’s been artistic director of The Winter/Summer Institute, an international HIV/AIDS & Theatre for Social Change project based in New York and Lesotho (wsimaketheatre.org). She currently teaches in the Graduate Institute at Goddard College.  Katt’s MAP project in Lesotho, Split the Village, began through a second Fulbright at the National University from March - November 2012; and will continue there this March - April of 2013, and in New York in May at the IRT Theater. Her most recent work in Africa, Memory of a Drowning Landscape, is an experiment in performance, resistance and environmental justice.

 

Participate! Send images, text, sound and other expressions of place to include in the installation/performance archive to info@makeartwithpurpose.net

 

Websites: www.kattlissard.org and www.maketheatre.org

E-mail: kattliss@gmail.com