About Lisel

Over 20 years of experience acting, directing, writing and producing.

Lisel Forst

Nelson, BC, Canada

I have over 20 years of experience acting, directing, writing and producing.

Stand up comedy and Emcee (Selected)

Amateur Comedy Night


Finleys Bar & Grill

Lisel Forst Can’t Sit Down

Solo Show

Forstmedia / Torchlight Brewery/The Front Room

The Breeding Hut Book Launch

Comedy Show

Forstmedia / Spirit Bar

The Entertainment Show

Singing / Comedy

Forstmedia / The Front Room

Backyard Booty

Guest Comedy

Kootenay Mountain Culture/Capitol

Kootenay Burlesque Festival


Vesper Valentine / Capitol Theatre

Burlesque Marathong


Vesper Valentine / Finleys Bar & Grill

Nelson international Mural Festival


NDAC / City of Nelson B.C.

Revelstoke Garlic Festival


Track Street Growers / Revelstoke

Kootenay Music Awards


KMA / Spirit Bar

Kootenay Pride


Kootenay Pride / Spirit Bar

Market Fest Nelson


City of Nelson / Eco Society

SIPs Talk

Guest Speaker

Canadian Federation of University Women

Actor (Selected)


Steel Magnolias

Black Productions

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Capitol Theatre

Skidney and Sleezle

Comedy Duo

Various events

Fraulien Kost


Black Productions


Dangerous Liaisons

Cedar Street Productions



Silverking Theatre


Shakespeare Shorts

Shakespeare Shorts

Director (Selected)

The First Dance

(in post production)


Amy Ferguson Institute / Forstmedia / Black Productions


Black Productions

Rock of Ages

Black Productions


Black Productions

Into the Woods

Amy Ferguson Institute / MRS.L Productions

Songs For A New World

MRS.L Productions


Cedar Street Productions

Writer (Selected)


Feature Film

The Breeding Hut (With Jeff Forst)

Novel and Comedy Show / Forstmedia

Lisel Forst Can’t Sit Down

Stand Up Comedy / Forstmedia

Bedtime Rhymes Pantomime

Pantomime / Capitol Theatre


Solo Show / Cedar Street Productions

Fore-Play (With Jeff Forst)

Play / Cedar Street Productions

Nothing Fails

Madonna Musical / Cedar Street Productions


University Of Victoria

Theatre Arts

Studio 58 – Langara College


Scott Swan

Acting Workshop

Mind Of a Snail

Puppetry Workshop

Special Skills
I sing and I can keep up pretty good to some choreography!
I play clarinet, piano, Ukulele and read music.
Improvisation, skiing, valid drivers license, physical comedy, Shakespeare, script analysis

Lisel’s Posts

Be Here Now

Be Here Now

My brain is a jumble but also a void all at once. I thought I would be more inspired to write and create while I was down here. That hasn't really happened. Perhaps I am out of practice with all the newness and the lack of a real routine. When we first got here...

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Time Flies in the Tropics

Time Flies in the Tropics

I have this distant memory of what January used to feel like for me. Days in the winter would seem to take days. The nights even though they were on a trajectory to get less long still seemed to take years. Time was expansive and it felt liked January would never end....

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