Lisa Franklin

Lisa is Projects Coordinator for Theatre Absolute and joined the team in 2019. She is a theatre maker, writer, live artist, and producer based in Coventry, and originally from Hull.

Lisa is Producer for Gertrude, a digital theatre company. She is also a Springboard Artist at the Belgrade Theatre and is a Dynamo Poet with Nine Arches Press. Other recent projects include co-facilitating the Young Producers Programme for China Plate and Warwick Arts Centre, working with Leeds Town Hall and Lord Whitney on ’The Wood Beneath the World’ (an immersive theatrical experience), and performing with the Mechanicals (a literary inspired band).

Lisa also delivers workshops to a variety of participants, most recently ‘Theatre Making’ for the British International School and ‘Creative Writing’ for young people as part of City of Culture Trust and Theatre Absolute’s ‘City Voices’ programme.

Lisa is particularly interested in working with site specific, immersive and interactive performance and in connecting people through creativity.