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Chicago’s 2016 Equity Jeff Awards Nominees Announced

I am honored to be among such amazing talent in this year’s nominees for the Equity Jeff Awards. Special shout our category filled with my Black Ensemble Theatre family and cast mate PETER KIM! See Full list of nominees HERE LB   Lisa is a actor, writer, and comedian from Gary, IN. She currently performing […]

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Lisa Beasley’s Non-Negotiable Request for Reparations

Dear United States Government, How you doing? Don’t care. Look, I came across this article and not that you care, but here’s a list of how I’d like to be repaid for hundreds and hundreds of years of torture, the lynching of my ancestors, systemic oppression, subtle racism, overt racism, unwarranted police brutality, the tossing […]

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Lisa Beasley’s Directorial Debut for Chicago Artistic Collective, SoChi Voices

This project is very special to me.  Every since I was a little girl, I would listen to music and imagine what that music video would look like. Creating this video helped me through extremely sad circumstances. When you witness youth taken from this earth too soon, it’s a very jarring experience and sometimes you find […]

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Lisa Among Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater 2016

Every year, Chris Jones, columnists and theatre critic comes up with a list. This list is made up of acting professionals who have been working in Chicago and killing the theatre scene in Chicago. Check out full list and bios HERE.   Here’s my timeline of some of the work I’ve done in Chicago.  

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Lisa Beasley’s Non-Negotiable Request for Reparations

Dear United States Government, How you doing? Don’t care. Look, I came across this article and not that you care, but here’s a list of how I’d like to be repaid for hundreds and hundreds of years of torture, the lynching of my ancestors, systemic oppression, subtle racism, overt racism, unwarranted police brutality, the tossing […]

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Triggered and Traumatized: Business As Usual with Lisa Beasley

You know what, I’m just gonna mentally sit this one out. That can work right? I’m gonna go to this cute K24 and sip on some white tears. Hold up, AM I SITTING AT BREAKFAST WITH MY FRIEND CARRYING ON A CONVERSATION ABOUT WORK AND LIFE WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY GRIEVING IN A STATE OF SHOCK AND HOPELESSNESS?  WHY […]

joanna

Lisa Beasley’s Directorial Debut for Chicago Artistic Collective, SoChi Voices

This project is very special to me.  Every since I was a little girl, I would listen to music and imagine what that music video would look like. Creating this video helped me through extremely sad circumstances. When you witness youth taken from this earth too soon, it’s a very jarring experience and sometimes you find […]