Lisa Mitchell leads the Education & Outreach department at Disney Theatrical Group where she engages students, teachers, and communities through Broadway performance and student-driven production. She collaborates with a growing network of performing arts centers and children’s theaters around the world to develop new school theater programs by working with Education Directors, Teaching Artists, and Classroom Teachers from a variety of backgrounds. With the team at DTG, Lisa develops musicals for young performers, curriculum for Broadway and touring shows, and programs to more deeply connect audiences and communities to the work. Lisa is currently on the board of the American Alliance for Theater & Education, and on the Audience Engagement committee at the Broadway League. She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theatre from the City College of New York, and is pursuing a Doctorate of Education at Johns Hopkins University.
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