Department Chair and Associate Professor
Program role

Lisa Wymore performed her graduate study at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where she was awarded a Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship, an Outstanding Achievement Award, and a Moe Family Award for her creativity. After graduating with an M.F.A. in Dance in 1998, she moved to Chicago and began her career as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She was a faculty member within the Northwestern University Dance Program from 2000 to 2004, where she worked as the Faculty Advisor for the Northwestern University Dance Ensemble, as the touring and outreach facilitator of the Dance Program, and twice as the Co-Artistic Director for Danceworks, the annual Northwestern University faculty choreographed concert.