Born and raised in Chicago, Lisa Joyce received her BFA in Acting from the Theater School at DePaul University. She received a Joseph Jefferson nomination for her performance in Adam Rapp's "Red Light Winter", which premiered at the Steppenwolf Theater Company before transferring off-Broadway and being named a finalist for The Pulitzer Prize.
Lisa made her West End/Broadway debut in "La Bete", starring Mark Rylance and David Hyde Pierce, and toured nationally, alongside Cherry Jones in the Tony Award-winning production of "Doubt".
Some of her favorite off-Broadway credits include: Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's beloved production of "Love, Loss and What I Wore" and Soho Rep.'s "The Ugly One", for which she earned a Drama Desk nomination. Lisa has also appeared in productions at The Public, New York Theater Workshop, The Signature, Classic Stage Company, Rattlestick, Transport Group, StageFARM, Williamstown and The Studio Theater in D.C., where she received a Helen Hayes Award for her role in "Blackbird". Lisa is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company.