Lisa Bohn


Assistant Professor of Theatre

907 Parr St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
United States


lisabohn@mac.com
lbohn@astate.edu


Biography:

Lisa Bohn is a theatre educator whose specialties include teaching Acting, Movement, and Voice in addition to serving as a dialect, vocal, and text coach.  Also an actor, she has worked professionally with such companies as Triad Stage (Virginia Kincaid in the world premiere of Debunked and Woman on the Balcony in Our Town), the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival (Ursula in Much Ado About Nothing and 3rd Witch in Macbeth), The Cherry Orchard Theatre (Varya in The Cherry Orchard), Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (Beehive and Mrs. Medlock in The Secret Garden), and Playmakers Repertory Company (Fleance u.s. in Macbeth and Kitty u.s. in Charley’s Aunt).  Other favorite roles include Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show, Carnelle in The Miss Firecracker Contest, Madamoiselle in The Provoked Wife (Irene Ryan Acting Competition nominee), and Kate in Dancing at Lughnasa.  Her dialect, vocal, and text coaching credits include The Threepenny Opera, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Birthday Party, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (winner, Faculty Merit Award, ACTF), Cabaret, A Chorus Line, Arcadia, Dark of the Moon (winner, Faculty Merit Award, ACTF), West Side Story, Absent Friends, Crimes of the Heart, Voice of the Prairie, The Taming of the Shrew, Boeing Boeing, Dracula, 1959 Pink Thunderbird, and more. As a playwright, Lisa has had four short plays produced at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and continues work on several pieces including a full-length play about her grandmother’s experiences growing up in Scotland during WWII.  She has her MFA in Acting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her BA in Dramatic Arts and English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



Movement Specialties:

Alexander Technique

Alignment/Release Work

Anatomy/Injury Prevention

Chekhov Training

Choreography

Contact Improvisation

Creativity/Focus

Healing/Subtle Energies

Improvisation/Theatre Games

Laban/Bartenieff

Meditation

Movement for the Actor

Musical Theatre

Period Styles: Acting

Physical Characterization

Stage Combat

Stretching, Strength, and Relaxation

Viewpoints

Yoga



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