Theatre - Musical Theatre - Film - TV - Voice-Over - Animation - Commercials - Radio-Drama
Unions - ACTRA, CAEA, UDA, SOCAN
Citizenship - Canadian & American
Bilingual - English & French
Lise Cormier is a Toronto-based bilingual actor, voice actor, singer, dancer, and writer who hails from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Lise began to pursue a career in the arts when she was five years old, performing on stage and in the recording studio for RAZZMATAZZ FOR KIDS. She continued working throughout her childhood, and her teen credits include being a cast member at the renowned Neptune Theatre, and multiple movies of the week. After a career as a child actor, Lise continued her studies and graduated with honours from Sheridan College’s Music Theatre Performance Program.
She is best known for her performance as Misty Simmons in the award-winning CBC radio drama BACKBENCHER, as well as for her role as Madame Bellview in Netflix’s THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY.
She is a two time Dora Award nominee for her performances as Lise in TALE OF A T-SHIRT with Fixt Point, as well as Diablanc in ZINSPIRÉS 3D with Théâtre français de Toronto. She also played Sancho in the Dora-nominated production of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at Soulpepper.
Lise was selected as an actor for the Women in the Director’s Chair program at the Banff Centre for the Arts. She is a member of The Voice of Women for Peace and has sung for them at various events. For the official citizenship ceremony for new Canadian citizens, she performed the national anthem, as well as the Acadian national anthem, honouring Lise's Acadian roots. Lise is currently reconnecting with her Jewish roots, and is an active participant at Jewish events in Toronto.
Lise wrote, directed and starred in the short film entitled SEXIST MICROAGGRESSIONS.
Lise Cormier and her husband Kenton Blythe appeared in Season 2 of Canada's Got Talent, as KENTON AND LISE. This duo is producing a brand new musical for teens at the Toronto Fringe Festival, called CURIOUS K EXPLORES THE PALEOZOIC, which runs July 6 to 15, 2023 at the Toronto Fringe Festival. Lise is the choreographer and vocal arranger.
Lise is performing in THE MISER in Ottawa July 27 to August 20, 2023 with Odyssey Theatre at Strathcona Park.
Lise is currently co-writing a feature film with Kenton Blythe and Katie Uhlmann.