Lisa is a writer & lyricist & comedian based in Manhattan. She is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and a contributing writer for Reductress and HelloGiggles

She recently collaborated with composer Jaime Lozano on his new song-cycle A Never-Ending Line, which premiered in Paris in March 2017 and will be performed in Off-Broadway at The Players Theater later this year. Her and composer Joanna Burns' piece "The Watson's Rumpus Room" was featured in the BMI Workshop Showcase in May 2017.  She co-wrote and produced the feminist holiday parody album B*tch Carols in 2016. Her two-woman sketch comedy show The Longest Con ran at Chicago' Public House Theatre in 2014. She has performed in stand-up, sketch, and improv shows in venues throughout Chicago and New York, including Second City's de Maat and Skybox stages, the Playground Theater, Stage 773, the PIT, Subculture, and a plethora of bars. 

Lisa learned her crafts at the College of William & Mary, the Second City Conservatory, Upright Citizens Brigade, and Sackett Street Writers Workshop. 

Email: lisa[dot]mongillo[at]gmail[dot]com