Lisa Villegas holds an MFA from UH’s Professional Actor Program and a BA in Dramatic Arts from NYU. Her career spans theatre, film, voice-over, and TV. She teaches at Rice University (acting), UH (theatre); she has also taught Viewpoints as an Alley Theatre Teaching Artist. At MU, she has appeared as Helen of Troy in Cassandra (dir. Melissa Flower) and in Museum of Dysfunction, and has been dialect coach for Foxfinder (dir. Matt Huff) and Drowning Girls (dir. Jon Harvey). Favorite roles include: Jane in Fallen Angels (dir. Claire Hart-Palumbo) at Main Street Theatre; Gabriella in Boeing, Boeing (dir. Carolyn Johnson) at Unity Theatre; Phoebe in As You Like It (dir. James A. Bond) and Julia in The Rivals (dir. Deb Alley) at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival; and Belle/Mrs.Cratchitt/others in A Christmas Carol (dir. Phillip Hays) at Classical Theatre Company – which she’ll be reprising this December. Also, hear her voice in Busythings’ upcoming iPhone Apps for kids in Spanish.