Lisa D'Amour
Affiliated Writer
New Orleans, LA
Biography

Lisa D'Amour is a multidisciplinary performance maker who lives in Brooklyn and New Orleans. Recent projects include Swimming Cities of Switchback Sea (a performance for seven handcrafted boats floating down the Hudson River) Flight (a collaborative multidisciplinary performance designed by sculptor Jeff Becker and produced by ArtSpot Productions in New Orleans). Bird Eye Blue Print (created with her close collaborator, Katie Pearl, for a vacant office in the World Financial Center, NYC) and The Night Sky (a play about dreamlife and gentrification in New York, commissioned by Playwrights' Horizons and developed at The Lark, New Dramatists and the Playwrights' Center), Stanley (2006) (created with her brother, performer Todd D'Amour, and videographer Tara Webb at HERE Arts Center, NYC), Hide Town (a play written for Infernal Bridegroom Productions, Houston, NEA/TCG Playwrights' Residency) and productions of her play Anna Bella Eema in Montreal (Theater L'Opsis) and San Francisco (Crowded Fire Theater).

Successes

Finalists for the 2014-15 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize include Lisa D'Amour for AIRLINE HIGHWAY. More info HERE.