Play(s) in the PYA Catalog
Lisa D’Amour is a playwright and multidisciplinary artist who often creates site-specific work with her close collaborator, Katie Pearl. Recent projects include STANLEY (2006), a solo performance she created for her brother Todd to perform (HERE Arts Center, 2006), The Cataract, a play directed by Katie Pearl at the Women’s Project, LandMARK: 24 Hours at the Stone Arch Bridge, a 24-hour collaborative performance on the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis; and Nita & Zita, which received a 2003 OBIE Award and toured in 2005 to the Contemporary Arts Center (New Orleans) the Walker Arts Center (Minnneapolis) and HERE Arts Center (NYC). Lisa has received fellowships from the Jerome and McKnight Foundations, and grants from the Multi Arts Production Fund and the Minnesota State Arts Board to create her work. She is the recipient of a 2005-6 Playwrights’ Residency from Theater Communications Group to write Hide Town, which premiered at Infernal Bridegroom Productions (Houston) in 2006. Lisa received her M.F.A. in playwriting from UT Austin. She is a core member of the Playwrights’ Center, a resident artist at HERE and a recent alumna of New Dramatists.