Lisandra Ramos


Lisandra Ramos was born and raised in New York City. She has worked in the arts as an educator (most recently, KIPP Star and KIPP Academy), a consultant (UNESCO, Ford Foundation), and a program director (El Puente Leadership Center), and is one of the Co-Founders and Co-Directors of Fulana, a Latina video and satire collective. Lisandra also worked for many years in the educational theater scene as an actor, writer and director. An alumna of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, Lisandra branched out into digital media, creating several shorts, graphic design projects and animation for the internet. She has been a youth theatre director producing and writing numerous plays for young audiences in New York and Washington DC. Her play “Mariposa” was produced at Aaron Davis Hall in NYC by the drama department at City University of New York. She has also been a contributing writer to Urban Latino magazine and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. A generative artist and teacher, Lisandra is constantly creating work, using imagination, physicality, movement, text, images, reflection, and collaboration. She holds a degree in Africana, Latin American & Caribbean Studies and Theater from Union College and am MA in Popular Theater from New York University’s Gallatin School.