For her undergraduate degree, Lisa Risch studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. While there, she realised that her passion lies in theatre and went on to earn a Masters degree in Drama and Performance Studies from University College Dublin in Ireland. After a semester as a teaching assistant she returned to her home near Augsburg, Germany.
Since August 2020, she works and lives in Munich. There, she is a freelancer in the independent theatre and dance scene. She assists at Rat&Tat Kulturbüro and takes on her own projects as a freelance productions manager.