Lets Pretend
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Alyssa Davis is so excited to return for another year with Let's Pretend! Originally from Las Vegas, she studied acting and film at UNLV while also serving as choreographer for children's theaters around the city. Since moving down south, she has performed and choreographed for several productions around Atlanta. She has been lucky enough to teach kids and adults of all ages, but the ones at Let's Pretend are some of her favorites. Let's make this the best year yet!

State Bridge Crossing, Lake Windward, Heards Ferry, Wilson Creek—404.889.3161 alyssa@letspretenddrama.com
Dionna D. Davis is an actor and stage manager excited to continue her partnership with Let's Pretend! She began her career in 2012 after receiving a Bachelor's degree in French & Theatre at Georgia Southern University. She has also received training in drama from the University of Arts in Philadelphia. Dionna has worked onstage and backstage in many productions around Metro Atlanta, most recently as an actor at the Alliance Theatre, a stage manager at the Academy Theatre, and a choreographer for the MJCCA. She dreams of someday owning and operating a youth theatre academy for the orphaned and underprivileged.

Findley Oaks, Crabapple Crossing, Manning Oaks—404.987.0842 dionna@letspretenddrama.com
Nancy Riggs has been teaching drama for over two decades, including many years with Let’s Pretend. She has also taught at Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Stage Door Players and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. She received her BFA in Acting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and trained at the National Shakespeare Conservatory. She has acted and directed on many stages around Atlanta including the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Legacy Theatre, the Shakespeare Tavern, Stage Door Players and more. After two national tours with the Center for Puppetry Arts, Nancy began performing with Piccadilly Puppets. She is now the Artistic Director. Nancy is also a competitive figure skater with several National titles in theatrical skating.

Garden Hills—404.636.0022 nancy@letspretenddrama.com
Lisa Johnson, the founder and director of Let's Pretend, holds a Master of Arts degree in theatre and has worked in the Atlanta area for decades as an actress, director and award-winning playwright. As a playwright, Ms. Johnson has had her plays produced both in various theatres in Atlanta and in New York City. Ms. Johnson was the founding artistic director of the Devereux Center Theatre, a program which earned both statewide recognition and national acclaim. Directing credits include Fiddler on the Roof, The Wiz, Little Abner, Guys and Dolls, The Music Man, South Pacific, The King and I, My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The Diary of Anne Frank and The Miracle Worker among others. Ms. Johnson has been involved in educational theatre, playwriting and improvisation workshops around Atlanta  and has also done freelance directing at both public and private schools including The Marist School, Milton High School and King's Ridge Academy.

Birmingham Falls—770.664.8739 lisa@letspretenddrama.com