Lisa Hopkins Biography

 
Birth Place:
Canada
Bio:
Lisa is Producing Creative Director of New York Stage Originals, (www.nystage.com) a theatrical production company she co-founded with composer Philip Stern. She has been part of the creative and producing team from inception to production, including shows that have appeared Off-Broadway and toured ... (read more)
 

Birth Place: Canada

Bio:
Lisa is Producing Creative Director of New York Stage Originals, (www.nystage.com) a theatrical production company she co-founded with composer Philip Stern. She has been part of the creative and producing team from inception to production, including shows that have appeared Off-Broadway and toured ... (read more)

Lisa is Producing Creative Director of New York Stage Originals, (www.nystage.com) a theatrical production company she co-founded with composer Philip Stern. She has been part of the creative and producing team from inception to production, including shows that have appeared Off-Broadway and toured nationally and internationally. She co-conceived, directed and choreographed the internationally acclaimed “TAP KIDS” (5-star review at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival), and “Scrooge” which played Off-Broadway at The Lambs Theater and at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre and directed and choreographed the US tour of the musical ”Dream” , “Talkies” at the Century Center in NYC, and “Murder They Danced" at Toronto’s Premiere Dance Theatre. Lisa co-conceived “SING!” , a concept show in development about the reasons why we sing, and is currently on the writing team of “Young Dr. Jekyll” a new musical that is being presented in concert at Feinstein's/54below in NYC.



Lisa received a Scenie Award and a Los Angeles Theatre Ovation nomination for her choreography on “Dames at Sea” at The Colony Theatre in Burbank where she also choreographed the world premiere of Emmy Award winner Mark Saltzman’s new musical “Falling For Make Believe”. She created original choreography for “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at San Diego Music Theatre and “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” at The Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and “Girl Crazy” for MTG at The Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA. Lisa created choreography for two films, “The Fantastic Clown Club” and “Temptation of Vanity”. Lisa assisted choreographer Kathleen Marshall on the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Follies” where she also acted as dance coach for leading man Treat Williams.