BA, Bowdoin College
Lisa grew up in Southern California and graduated from Bowdoin College majoring in literature and studying theater and film in New York and London. In addition to being a classically trained ballet dancer, for the last 17 years Lisa has directed, produced and written over 30 TV series which include the popular ABC juggernaut The Bachelor, Work of Art on Bravo and the Emmy winning My 1st Time documentary series on NBC.
Before her involvement with the prolific reality television business, Lucas was immersed in several documentary film projects including a 1999 film, And The Body Calls The Spirit, for the National Dance Institute about Native American youth in Northern New Mexico which won best documentary short at the New York International Film & Video Festival. Most recently, she was a producer on the feature documentary, A 1000 Voices, which is hitting the film festival circuit this year. Her Santa Fe based production company, Noel Jehuda Productions, launched in 2014 and will create shorts, documentaries, feature films, scripted TV and web series.
Courses Taught: Advanced Producing and Financing
Contact Information: Lisa.Lucas@santafeuniversity.edu