LISA FISHMAN      323-841-3474        OyItsFish@aol.com

AEA  

HAIR: BLONDE/BROWN   EYES: BLUE/GREEN

 

THEATER – OFF-BROADWAY 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in YIDDISH - GRANDMA TSAYTL/ENSEMB. (u/s GOLDE, YENTE, SHEYNDL) - STAGE 42 (DIR. JOEL GREY)

THE GOLDEN BRIDE - TOYBE (PRINCIPAL) - NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

ON SECOND AVENUE (w/ MIKE BURSTYN) - PRINCIPAL - NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE (NYC) & GINDI THEATRE (LA)

SHPIEL, SHPIEL, SHPIEL! - LADY #1 (PRINCIPAL) - NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

GIMPEL TAM - RIVKA (PRINCIPAL) - NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

 

THEATER - REGIONAL (PARTIAL LIST)

CABARET - SALLY BOWLES - MERRY-GO-ROUND PLAYHOUSE, NY

OLIVER - NANCY - PERFORMANCE RIVERSIDE, CA

BRUCE ADLER, A,B,C… - PRINCIPAL - FLORIDA TOUR (DIR. DAN SIRETTA.)

TINTYPES - EMMA GOLDMAN/FANNY BRICE - RUBICON THEATRE COMPANY - VENTURA, CA

GHETTO CABARET - CHAYA (PRINCIPAL) - LOS ANGELES JEWISH THEATRE

GUYS & DOLLS - ADELAIDE - HIGHLAND COURT THEATRE

GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN - SHEN TE / SHUI TA - KREEGER THEATRE, D.C.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - DESIREE - KREEGER THEATRE, D.C.

SHLEMIEL THE FIRST - YENTA - PEGASUS THEATRE, CHICAGO

SPRING’S AWAKENING - MARTA - KREEGER THEATRE, D.C.

 

PRE-BROADWAY WORKSHOPS

HERE I AM - LADY IN BLUE - C2C ENTERTAINMENT, LA

 

VOCAL PERFORMANCES AND CONCERTS

- MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND – LEAD VOCALIST (YIDDISH, HEBREW, LADINO, & ENGLISH MUSIC) - CARNEGIE HALL, BARBICAN CENTRE (LONDON), VIENER KONZERTHAUS (VIENNA), THE HAGUE. MULTIPLE EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN TOURS, FEATURED ON RECORDINGS

- LISA FISHMAN & HER BAND – SINGER/SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST (FOLK/ROCK/JAZZ/BLUES) - SHOWS THROUGHOUT US, MULTIPLE RECORDING

- SOLO VOCALIST OF YIDDISH MUSIC - CONCERTS THROUGHOUT US AND EUROPE, INCLUDING: TOWN HALL (NYC), DAMROSCH PARK @ LINCOLN CENTER.  PERFORMANCES WITH:  THEODORE BIKEL, BRUCE ADLER, MIKE BURSTYN, PETER YARROW,  ALAN KING, MANDY PATINKIN, FYVUSH FINKEL, CLAIRE BARRY, SEYMOUR RECHZEIT

- DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE - LEAD VOCALIST  w/  “MOSTLY KOSHER” (for “FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAYS”)

- “SOUL TO SOUL” AND “GHETTO TANGO” - TOURING THEATRICAL CONCERTS W/ NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

- “WILD SIDE” – (MOTLEY CRUE TRIBUTE BAND) - LEAD VOCALIST  – CLUBS THROUGHOUT CA

- DEBBIE FRIEDMAN (INT’L JEWISH SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST) - CARNEGIE HALL  - VOCALS

- THE LISA FISHMAN JEWISH EXPERIENCE (ORIGINAL INTERPRETATIONS OF JEWISH MUSIC) - EUROPE, US

 

TELEVISION

RARING TO READ SERIES REGULAR (SINGER/GUITARIST) - WFTY / WASHINGTON, D.C.

WORLD STAGE CHICAGO - FEATURED ARTIST- PBS

 

TRAINING / EDUCATION

EDUCATION: THE AMERICAN UNIV., B.A. IN MUSICAL THEATER STUDIES, & NEW YORK UNIV. – VOCAL PERFORMANCE

LA: VOICE OVER: KALMENSON & KALMENSON (SCOTT HOLST), VOICE: CAROL WEISS, DANCE – EDGE PAC.  NYC: MUSICAL THEATER – SARA LOUISE LAZARUS, ALEX RYBECK, BARRY MOSS, TARA RUBIN, SANDEE CAMPBELL, KEN LUNDI.  IMPROV – SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTER.  CHICAGO: VOICE – LISA SAUNDERSON, FAYE KAISER.  ACTING – STEPPENWOLF THEATRE CO. (STEVE SCOTT, RONDI REED, DAN LEMONNIER).  ON-CAMERA – REBECCA SULLIVAN.  MEISNER TECHNIQUE – VIC D’ALLTORIO, EILEEN VORBACH.  TECHNIQUE & SCENE STUDY – STEVE SCOTT, PETER FORSTER, JANET LAUER.  LABAN TECHNIQUE – JANET LAUER.  DANCE – GUS GIORNANO DANCE STUDIO, LOU CONTE DANCE COMPANY.  D.C.: VOICE: SUSAN HIGHT DENNY, ELIZABETH VRENIOS, ADRIANA HARDY, JEROME BARRY. SHAKESPEARE – WILLIAM.  

SPECIAL SKILLS

VOICE-OVER: CHARACTER VOICES, JINGLES (*DEMO AND RESUME AVAILABLE, UPON REQUEST), VERSATILE VOCALIST: MEZZO SOPRANO WITH HIGH BELT – ALL STYLES, DANCE: TAP, THEATER JAZZ, SWING, PARTNER DANCING, ISRAELI FOLK, INSTRUMENTS: GUITAR (FOLK, ROCK, GOOD FINGER-PICKING), BASIC PIANO, HAND PERCUSSION (DUMBEK, DJEMBE, TAMBOURINE, SHAKERS, CASTANETS), DIALECTS: STANDARD BRITISH, COCKNEY, NEW YORK, MIDWESTERN (CHICAGO, NORTH SHORE), YIDDISH, NEW YORK JEWISH, SPANISH, SPORTS: BICYCLING, HIKING, YOGA, SWIMMING

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