(Bio as of December 2021)
Lisa Gaye Dixon (Aunt Ester) returns to the Goodman, where she appeared in A Christmas Carol (2014, 2015 and 2017). Chicago and regional credits include for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf (Steppenwolf); Richard III, A Winter’s Tale, Measure For Measure, As You Like It, (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), The Tempest (Milwaukee Shakespeare), An Evening With Dorothy Parker (Attic Theatre), Getting Out, Riff’s: A Theatre and Blues Cabaret (Performance Network), Having Our Say (Lost Nation Theatre), Black Pearl Sings! (Kitchen Theatre, GEVA Center), Slaughter City (Royal Shakespeare Company), The Masque Of Heaven, Damon and Pythias (New Globe Theatre), Film credits include The Trouble with Men and Women, Leading Ladies, USING, Ruby Love. Dixon is Professor of Acting and Producer for University of Illinois Theatre.