Lisa Jo Epstein, 2012–2013 Artist in Residence
Lisa Jo is a theatre director, educator and community-based artist. Her foray into physical theatre began in Minneapolis at Theatre de la Jeune Lune. She continued her explorations in physical and intercultural theatre and socially-engaged theatre practices at the University of Texas at Austin where she obtained a Master's and Ph.D.
Lisa Jo regularly facilitates interactive, experiential theatre workshops with a variety of populations around issues of identity and empowerment, community and social justice. In Philadelphia, she has taught at Temple University, Arcadia, and University of the Arts, guest artist residency at Towson University’s MFA in performance, and most recently she taught movement for the stage at Rutgers-Camden.