Lisa Stevens

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Lisa Stevens | Director | Choreographer | Intimacy Coordinator

Lisa Stevens is an international Emmy Award-nominated choreographer with credits spanning the globe. She was the Artistic Director for the National Artists Program during the Canada Winter Games, choreographer for the Victory Ceremonies at the 2010 Winter Olympics, and penned and produced two Bollywood shorts Tauba Tauba and Shakalaka Bombay. Lisa was recently honoured with an induction into UNESCO’S CID (Conseil International de la Danse) the official umbrella organisation which recognises prominent federations, organisations and selected individuals in all forms dance worldwide.

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Lisa Stevens | Director | Choreographer | Intimacy Coordinator

Lisa Stevens is an international Emmy Award-nominated choreographer with credits spanning the globe. She was the Artistic Director for the National Artists Program during the Canada Winter Games, choreographer for the Victory Ceremonies at the 2010 Winter Olympics, and penned and produced two Bollywood shorts Tauba Tauba and Shakalaka Bombay. Lisa was recently honoured with an induction into UNESCO’S CID (Conseil International de la Danse) the official umbrella organisation which recognises prominent federations, organisations and selected individuals in all forms dance worldwide.

Choreography includes: Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the Musical (Savoy Theatre, West End); Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the Musical (UK Tour); Disney’s High School Musical Live (US, UK and Australia Tour); the world premiere of Disney’s High School Musical 2 Live (UK Tour); Bombay Dreams (US Tour); Broadway Bares 2018 Game Night “Parcheesi” (Hammerstein Ballroom, New York); Coriolanus (Bard on the Beach, Vancouver); 9 to 5 The Musical (US and UK Tour); West Side Story (Drayton Entertainment, Canada) The Witches of Eastwick (The Ogunquit Playhouse, USA); the world premiere of The Little Prince (Theatre Calgary); Prom Queen the Musical (Grand Theatre, Canada); Cutman: A Boxing Musical (Goodspeed Opera House, USA); Mary Poppins (Theatre Calgary, Canada); Mamma Mia (The New Theatre, Kansas City/The Grand Theatre, Canada/The Confederation Centre Canada); Diary of A Wimpy Kid 2; and an Emmy Award nominated musical doc film – Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (CBC/BBC 4).

Work as director/choreographer includes: Guys & Dolls (Axelrod Theatre, NJ); Executive Decision (Hudson Guild Theater, New York); Grease! (Toronto Elgin Winter Garden); Footloose (Randolph Theater, Toronto); The Fabulous Lipitones, Mamma Mia (The New Theatre, Kansas City) and In The Heights (Vancouver Arts Club).

Awards and nominations include: recognition from the Broadway World Awards for Excellence in Original Choreography for West Side Story (Drayton Entertainment, Canada), The Witches of Eastwick (The Ogunquit Playhouse, USA), Mary Poppins (Theatre Calgary, Canada) and Mamma Mia (The New Theatre, Kansas City); Theatre Critic Awards for Best Choreography and 9 Sterling Award nominations for Mary Poppins (Theatre Calgary, Canada); Betty Mitchell Award for Best Choreography for Anne of Green Gables (Theatre Calgary, Canada); Betty Mitchell Award Nomination in Outstanding Original Choreography for Cats (Theatre Calgary, Canada). Most recently Lisa was nominated for an International Emmy Award in Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (CBC/BBC 4).

Intimacy Coordinator

“Chemistry is rooted in vulnerability between two harmonious minds. Giving actors the freedom to explore that authentic, intimate expression in a safe, consensual, and diverse space is my role.”
– Lisa Stevens

Lisa brings over 30 years of professional experience to her role as an Intimacy Co-ordinator.

Lisa has learned a range of skills through IC courses and mentorship from IC professionals such as Lizzy Talbot (IDC), Chelsea Pace and Laura Rikard (TIE), and Amy Schachter (HBO), in order to expand and hone new and ever-changing skills as well as practice what’s intrinsic.

She is a LGBTQIA+ ally and is certified in Psychological First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, and Workplace Diversity and Inclusion.

Lisa maintains a holistic consideration of the human experience in all performance spaces, working with industry leaders to promote diversity, respect and safety for actors and artists.

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