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Lisa Kenner Grissom

Lisa Kenner Grissom is a LA-based playwright/producer whose work explores complex social truths through intimate relationships. Her award-winning short film Tattoo You is based on her one-act, Tattoo You (Winner, Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival). Full-length plays include Four Chambers (Winner, Jean Kennedy Smith Award), Motherland, Building The Perfect Chair and Shelter. She has been a finalist for the Ashland New Play Festival, O’Neill National Playwright Conference, The Lark, Playwrights' Center, Princess Grace Playwriting Fellowship and Heideman Award. Short plays are published by Smith & Kraus. Lisa twice attended the O'Neill Playwrights Conference as a Kennedy Center Fellow. Her work has been presented/developed at The Kennedy Center, Antaeus Company, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Chalk Rep, Clurman Theater, Inkwell, Moving Arts, Manhattan Theatre Source and Road Theatre Company. Originally from Boston, Lisa is an adjunct professor at Lesley University and a proud member of the Playwrights Union, Dramatist Guild, Antaeus Playwrights Lab and Chalk Rep Writers Lab. www.lisakennergrissom.com

Aligning Artistic Practice with “Healthstyle”

Aligning Artistic Practice with “Healthstyle”

14 March 2018

For the fourth installment of the Chronic Theatremaker series, Sara Brookner interviews playwright Lisa Kenner Grissom about living with lupus and learning to balance her health practice with her writing practice.