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Company One

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Company One

539 Tremont St.

Boston, Massachusetts 02116

United States

Company Description

Since its inception in 1998, Company One Theatre has become nationally known for providing the most progressive, racially and socially provocative programming in Boston. Recently called one of the ten "most inspiring and innovative theatre companies on ou ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Program Manager

Massachusetts Cultural Council

TCOF

Massachusetts Production Coalition

Director of Communications

Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

Affiliations

Advisory Member
Press Pass TV and Company One

Founding Member
Alliance for Independent Motion Media

Board Member
Mass Humanities

Board Member
Clark University

Member of the Community Advisory Board
WGBH

Board Member
Filmmakers Collaborative

Board Member
The League of Women for Community Service

President
The Color

Active Member
League of Women..

Member
Women

Education

MA degree

television and video production

Emerson College

Web References (177 Total References)


Staff & Board - Company One Theatre

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Lisa Simmons

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Lisa Simmons Ms. Simmons is the founder and president of, The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. (TCOF), an organization of actors, producers, directors and others with an interest in creating and supporting positive images of people of color in film, theater, and other media. The Color of Film Collaborative co-produces the Roxbury Film Festival, a festival that celebrates the vision and the voice of independent filmmakers of color. Ms. Simmons has been producing independent film and theater in the Boston area for over 10 years and serves on the Board the Massachusetts Production Coalition, and The League of Women for Community Service, is an Advisory Member of Press Pass TV and Company One and is a founding member of The Alliance for Independent Motion Media. Ms. Simmons has received an Image Award from Women in Film New England, the Diversity award from Our Place Theater Project and a leadership award from the Urban League Guild of Eastern Massachusetts. Currently Ms. Simmons spends her time behind the camera producing, mentoring and creating more and better opportunities for filmmakers of color. In addition to supporting and producing filmmakers' work, Ms. Simmons is also an independent producer and is currently producing and writing a documentary on the history of Boston's Black theatre during the WPA. In addition to her filmmaking and theater activities, Ms. Simmons serves as the Communications Director for the State Office of Travel and Tourism.


Company One [ C1 ] — The Resident Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts — Changing the Face of Boston Theatre

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Lisa Simmons*

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Advisory Board Member: Lisa Simmons
Ms. Simmons is the founder and president of, The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. (TCOF), an organization of actors, producers, directors and others with an interest in creating and supporting positive images of people of color in film, theater, and other media. The Color of Film Collaborative co-produces the Roxbury Film Festival, a festival that celebrates the vision and the voice of independent filmmakers of color. Ms. Simmons has been producing independent film and theater in the Boston area for over 10 years and serves on the Board the Massachusetts Production Coalition, and The League of Women for Community Service, is an Advisory Member of Press Pass TV and Company One and is a founding member of The Alliance for Independent Motion Media. Ms. Simmons has received an Image Award from Women in Film New England, the Diversity award from Our Place Theater Project and a leadership award from the Urban League Guild of Eastern Massachusetts. Currently Ms. Simmons spends her time behind the camera producing, mentoring and creating more and better opportunities for filmmakers of color. In addition to supporting and producing filmmakers' work, Ms. Simmons is also an independent producer and is currently producing and writing a documentary on the history of Boston's Black theatre during the WPA. In addition to her filmmaking and theater activities, Ms. Simmons serves as the Communications Director for the State Office of Travel and Tourism.


Company One [ C1 ] — The Resident Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts — Changing the Face of Boston Theatre

www.companyone.org [cached]

Board Member: Lisa Simmons

Ms. Simmons is the founder and president of, The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. (TCOF), an organization of actors, producers, directors and others with an interest in creating and supporting positive images of people of color in film, theater, and other media. The Color of Film Collaborative co-produces the Roxbury Film Festival, a festival that celebrates the vision and the voice of independent filmmakers of color. Ms. Simmons has been producing independent film and theater in the Boston area for over 10 years and serves on the Board the Massachusetts Production Coalition, and The League of Women for Community Service, is an Advisory Member of Press Pass TV and Company One and is a founding member of The Alliance for Independent Motion Media. Ms. Simmons has received an Image Award from Women in Film New England, the Diversity award from Our Place Theater Project and a leadership award from the Urban League Guild of Eastern Massachusetts. Currently Ms. Simmons spends her time behind the camera producing, mentoring and creating more and better opportunities for filmmakers of color. In addition to supporting and producing filmmakers' work, Ms. Simmons is also an independent producer and is currently producing and writing a documentary on the history of Boston's Black theatre during the WPA. In addition to her filmmaking and theater activities, Ms. Simmons serves as the Communications Director for the State Office of Travel and Tourism.


Staff Bios

www.roxburyfilmfestival.com [cached]

Lisa Simmons, Producer

Ms. Simmons is the founder and president of The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. (TCOF), an organization of actors, producers, directors and others with an interest in creating and supporting positive images of people of color in film, theater, and other media. The Color of Film Collaborative co-produces the Roxbury International Film Festival, an annual event that celebrates independent films and filmmakers of color, and is a co-publisher of the Kay Bourne Arts Report, a multicultural arts newsletter. For the past six years, Ms. Simmons has Serendipity Productions-an independent film company that focuses on historic and contemporary multicultural video production-and has produced work for the Roxbury Cultural Network, Shirley Eustis House, Verna Meyers Consulting Group and the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
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Ms. Simmons currently serves as the Director of PR and Communications for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.
Ms. Simmons has received an Image Award from New England Film and Video Foundation, a Diversity Award from Our Place Theater Project and a Leadership Award from the Urban League Guild of Boston. She currently serves as an advisory member of Company One, a member of the Community Advisory Board for WGBH-TV, and is an active member of the League of Women in Community Services and the LINKS organization.


Staff Bios

www.roxburyfilmfestival.org [cached]

Lisa Simmons, Producer

Ms. Simmons is the founder and president of The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. (TCOF), an organization of actors, producers, directors and others with an interest in creating and supporting positive images of people of color in film, theater, and other media. The Color of Film Collaborative co-produces the Roxbury International Film Festival, an annual event that celebrates independent films and filmmakers of color, and is a co-publisher of the Kay Bourne Arts Report, a multicultural arts newsletter. For the past six years, Ms. Simmons has Serendipity Productions-an independent film company that focuses on historic and contemporary multicultural video production-and has produced work for the Roxbury Cultural Network, Shirley Eustis House, Verna Meyers Consulting Group and the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
...
Ms. Simmons currently serves as the Director of PR and Communications for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.
Ms. Simmons has received an Image Award from New England Film and Video Foundation, a Diversity Award from Our Place Theater Project and a Leadership Award from the Urban League Guild of Boston. She currently serves as an advisory member of Company One, a member of the Community Advisory Board for WGBH-TV, and is an active member of the League of Women in Community Services and the LINKS organization.

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