Katt Lissard

Writer, Director, and Performer



Playwriting and Theater


Katt Lissard, a writer, director, and performer, has taught theatre and playwriting at SUNY, Long Island University, Smith College and the National University of Lesotho (southern Africa) where she spent two years (2005; 2012) as a Fulbright professor in the Theatre Unit.  Since 2006 she’s been artistic director of The Winter/Summer Institute, an international HIV/AIDS & Theatre for Social Change project based in New York and Lesotho (wsimaketheatre.org).  She currently teaches in the Graduate Institute at Goddard College.  Her most recent work in Africa, Memory of a Drowning Landscape, is an experiment in performance, resistance and environmental justice.

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