Victoria Ann Lewis is the founder and former Director of Other Voices, a play and community development program for artists with disabilities. Housed at the Mark Taper Forum since 1981, the program has provided national leadership for the disabled arts community through writers’ residencies, reading and performance series, master workshops and cultural conversations. In 1998 Ms. Lewis chaired the Careers in the Arts Forum, jointly convened by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Department of Education. An accomplished solo performer in her own right, Ms. Lewis began her career as a writer and performer with the San Francisco-based Lilith Women’s Theatre.
* Victoria Ann is now with the University of Redland’s Department of Theatre Arts.