Photos with Lisa Durupt
Born in Winnipeg MB, Canada, Lisa was raised playing hockey and fishing. When shoulder surgery postponed her plans to play hockey for an American college, she took classes at the University of Winnipeg for the year. While taking a theatre course, a class report required an outing to her first musical: 'A Chorus Line'. Within the week, she gave up her scholarship and signed up for her very first singing and dancing lessons. She was recruited by her stage combat professor, who happened to be the local stunt coordinator for all of Manitoba's T.V. and Film Productions. Read more... & screens, and eventually caught the eye of Canada's funny man, Mark Mckinney, in a routine casting call for the HBO Canada/Audience Network Series 'LESS THAN KIND'. She went on to be nominated for a Gemini for Best Comedy Performance by an Individual in a Comedy Series.