Julie Lisnet, M.A.


Julie Arnold Lisnet is an actor, director and educator. She teaches Fundamentals of Acting at UMaine. She received her BA in Theatre and her MA in Acting from UMaine and has worked for Penobscot Theatre Co., Maine Theatre, Theatre of the Enchanted Forest, The Assembled Players, Marsh Island Stage, Maine Shakespeare Festival and Northern Lights Theatre. She is a founding member and actor/director for Ten Bucks Theatre Co. and has directed their productions of The Bald Soprano, Terra Nova, The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (co-directed), The Tempest, Death of a Salesman, The Comedy of Errors, and The Merry Wives of Windsor. For U Maine she directed 2015’s tour show: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. She has directed The Odd Couple and Arsenic and Old Lace for The Grand in Ellsworth, as well. Favorite roles include Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Sister Mary in Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Nat in Rabbit Hole, Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, Sybil in Fawlty Towers, Louise in Always…Patsy Cline, Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, Van Helming in Dracula, Mrs. Webb in Our Town, Mattie Fae in August Osage County, and Annie in Calendar Girls. Julie lives in Bangor with her husband Ron and their daughter, Natalie Acadia.