The Farm Theater’s Bullpen Sessions

Bullpen Sessions Episode 33: Lisa Ramirez

December 3, 2020

LISA RAMIREZ (playwright/actor) Associate Artistic Director at Oakland Theater Project, Artistic Associate at Cherry Lane Theatre.  Roles include, The Angel in Angels in America at Berkeley Rep, Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Ubuntu Theater Project in Oakland. Lisa has performed extensively at theaters on both the East and West Coast such as the Cherry Lane Theatre, Atlantic Theatre Company, Working Theater, The Foundry, Ubuntu Theater Project, Magic Theatre, Berkeley Rep amongst others. Writing credits include, Exit Cuckoo (nanny in motherland) was first presented Off Broadway by the Working Theater (Colman Domingo- director) and subsequently toured in various theaters throughout the U.S. and Ireland; Art of Memory, a dance theatre piece, commissioned by Company SoGoNo and presented at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater and the 3-Legged Dog in New York (Tanya Calamoneri- director) Invisible Women-Rise, Foundry Theatre & Domestic Workers United; To The Bone, originally a Working Theater commission, was a finalist for the 2012 NPN Smith Prize, the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and the Ellen Stewart Award; All Fall Down was conceived/written in at INTAR during the Maria Irene Fornés Hispanic Playwrights in Residency Lab; Contributing playwright for In Mother Words, presented at the Geffen Playhouse and various regional theatres (Lisa Peterson- director); In 2012/13 Lisa was part of the Mentor Project at the Cherry Lane Theatre where she wrote Pas de Deux (lost my shoe), (Bryan Davidson Blue- director); In September 2015, the Cherry Lane Theatre presented the world premiere of To The Bone (Lisa Peterson- director).

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