Teaching Artist

Since 2019

Alisa Rosenthal is an actor, musician, and teaching artist originally from Evanston, IL. An addition to Lookingglass Theatre, teaching artist credits include music and drama at the Old Town School of Folk Music. She facilitates outreach in the Chicago Public Schools, as well as programming and workshops for parks, libraries, and summer camps across the Chicagoland area. Chicago theatre includes Trust Us/Screw You (The Neo-Futurists) and as the emcee for the Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers (Sideshow Theatre Company). She hosts a weekly closed-circuit game show for Lurie Children’s Hospital, and performs as her vaudeville alter-ego Plucky Rosenthal in local cabarets and festivals nationwide.

Bio as of 2019

“...daffy and sweetly outlandish...”

Chicago Tribune


BA of Theatre Arts w/honors & English from University of Iowa
Certificate in Eccentric Performing from Celebration Barn, South Paris, ME