Please help us welcome Amanda Lisman to our Teaching Faculty at Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People!
A graduate of the University of Victoria (BA in Anthropology), the University of Alberta (BFA in Acting), The Citadel/Banff Theatre Program and The Stratford Festival’s Birmingham Conservatory, Amanda works across Canada, including three seasons at the Stratford Festival (Titus Andronicus, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Tempest, Zastrozzi, The Grapes of Wrath, Macbeth), Alberta Theatre Projects (Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Performance for Venus in Fur), The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (It’s a Wonderful Life, and a Winnipeg Theatre Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in 23.5 Hours), The Segal Centre (What’s in a Name, Othello, and a Montreal English Theatre Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Performance in Noises Off), and many more performances with Theatre Aquarius, The Arts Club, The Citadel and others. Born and raised in Victoria, Amanda loves working on the island with Theatre SKAM, Giggling Iguana, Pacific Opera Victoria, The Belfry (A Christmas Carol) and Blue Bridge (Arms in the Man, Uncle Vanya, Private Lives, The Master Builder and My Fair Lady (for which she received Critic’s Choice and M Awards). Her work in comedy and improv includes training with The Second City in Toronto and performing locally with Sin City Improv and Atomic Vaudeville. Her film and TV credits include Suits, iZombie, Reign, Taken, Carter, Bajillionaires, The Listener, Arrow, Supernatural, Copper, The L.A. Complex, Psych, A Veteran’s Christmas, and Private Eyes. Amanda is delighted to be teaching with Kaleidoscope Theatre after joyful experiences on stage in their productions of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. and Silverwing.
Welcome to the team.