Lise Maher is a lyric soprano, actor, and playwright from Toronto, Ontario. Since graduating from George Brown Theatre School, in 2007, Lise has spent the last 5 seasons working with Toronto Operetta Theatre and Opera in Concert, under the direction of Guillermo Silva-Marin, while continuing to study opera privately with Yoriko Tanno. Lise has been involved in many collective creations of new Canadian works with the Gairbraid Theatre Company in Goderich, Ontario as well as “Pippi and Mum’s Extravaganza”, with Little Black Dress Theatre, of which she is Co-Founder. Favourite roles include: Juliet in Romeo & Juliet (Gairbraid Theatre Company), Edith in Pirates of Penzance (Toronto Operetta Theatre), and Lady Helena in The Gut Girls (George Brown Theatre School). Lise is looking forward to playing Anne Boleyn, in “Ladies in Waiting”, Little Black Dress Theatre’s upcoming summer production, premiering at the Toronto Fringe Festival, which she co-wrote with Kate Kudelka.