Lisa Renee Pitts


Lisa Renee Pitts is thrilled to be returning to Syracuse Stage after making her professional acting debut right here as Emily Webb in Our Town. She was also seen on this very stage in From the Mississippi Delta as well as in Tintypes. Since that time Lisa has gone on to become an award-winning actress in theatre, television, and film, as well as an accomplished audiobook narrator and producer. She has been seen Off-Broadway, in Europe, and in regional theatres across the country, performing leading roles in: A Raisin in the Sun, Doubt (Portland Critics Circle Award), Intimate Apparel (San Diego Critics Circle Award) and Proposals just to name a few. Selected television appearances include Law & Order, General Hospital, and a recurring role on the hit ABC Family drama Lincoln Heights. Lisa adds several national commercials to her credit including Geico, Liberty Mutual, and Denny’s. Behind the microphone, Lisa has narrated some 40+ audiobook titles spanning all genres, from children’s novels to sci-fi and everything in between; notably Pushkin and the Queen of Spades by Alice Randall and Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody, which both received the AudioFile Earphone Award for excellence in narration. Most recently Lisa was seen on the big screen as “The Letter Writer”, in the Oscar-nominated film HER directed by Oscar-winner Spike Jonze. Currently, she is a 2014 Audie Award Nominee (the Oscars of Audiobook narration) and up next Lisa will complete filming of a feature film distributed by Universal Pictures. A graduate of Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, Lisa holds her BFA degree in Theatre Arts and now resides in Los Angeles, CA.


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