Lisa Suarez

  • Theatre (non-musical)
  • San Antonio, TX

Lisa Suárez is a San Anto’ “teatrista” and longtime company member. She is an actress, singer, dancer and stilt-walker known for her portrayal of her own mother in I’ll Remember for You: An Alzheimer’s Story which she wrote and premiered at Jump-Start in 2010. She appeared and collaborated in many Jump-Start productions including High Yello Rose, La Frontera, Finding Love in Wartime, and Sandra Cisneros’ House on Mango Street. She was also in other local productions including Real Women Have Curves, Heroes and Saints, and Las Nuevas Tamaleras. She played Lydia Mendoza in Lydia Mendoza: La Gloria de Tejas. Suárez has toured and performed with other theater companies including the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, El Centro Su Teatro (Denver, CO), Mixed Blood Theatre Company (Minneapolis, MN) and Cara Mia (Dallas, TX). She has appeared in television and films including HBO’s The Leftovers, PBS’s Latino Americans series, From Dusk Till Dawn (the TV series), Lonestar, and From Mexico With Love. She is a graduate of Incarnate Word College (now known as the University of Incarnate Word) earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. She is a NALAC Leadership program graduate. Lisa currently teaches various group fitness classes including aqua fitness and Zumba and is a transcendental meditator.