Lisa Horner

Actor, Director
1812, Halfway There, Jenny's House of Joy

Lisa was proud to be a part of the inaugural season of The Foster Festival, honoring one of Canada’s treasured playwrights, Norm Foster. She is thrilled to be directing Norm’s greatest hit, Jenny’s House of Joy, for the Festival’s 2023 Season.


Past acting credits include:

  • Come From Away, Mirvish Productions
  • Kinky Boots, Mirvish Productions
  • Les Miserables – Mme Thenardier, Mirvish Productions
  • The Wizard of Oz – Wicked Witch, Mirvish Productions
  • My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding – Claire, Mirvish Productions
  • Grey Gardens – Edith/Little Edie, Acting Upstage
  • The Wild Party, Acting Upstage
  • Therefore Choose Life, Harold Green Jewish Theatre
  • Les Belles Seours the Musical – World Premiere, NAC
  • Assassins, The Theatre Centre


Five seasons with the Shaw Festival, two seasons with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Various productions with Drayton Entertainment, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Aquarius, Neptune Theatre, The Grand Theatre, Stage West Mississauga.


Lisa is perhaps best known for her work in the Ikea Winter Sale – Start the Car!


Lisa has has received two Dora Awards (theatre) for her work in The Wizard of Oz and Grey Gardens.