2009 - Resident Artist at Mabou Mines Theatre in New York City. Creative work: Outpost, a performance piece about her experiences in Lesotho, southern Africa as theatre director, teacher, foreigner.
2008 - Jerome Foundation grant administered by Cornucopia Art Center in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Lissard created an installation piece, Mostly Water, with flood survivors, school children and environmental activists in the Root River Valley.
2007 - Art Matters individual artist grant for her ongoing theatre work in Africa. Lissard’s work as playwright and performer has been seen at NYC venues, including: Dixon Place, HERE, The Arclight, and NYU’s Experimental Theatre Wing; throughout Lesotho; and at the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
2005 - Fulbright for teaching in Lesotho in the National University’s Theatre Unit, directing plays, and researching the theatrical response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
June 2006 - Launch of Winter/Summer Institute (WSI) in Lesotho, of which she is Artistic Director (www.maketheatre.org). WSI brings together performers and directors, students and teachers, from three continents to create collaborative theatre in Lesotho about HIV/AIDS.
Her most recent pre-Africa play, The Law of Falling Bodies, was part of the 3rd Millennium Festival.
Katt is a two-time MacDowell Colony Fellow; a visiting writer in Long Island University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program; and a frequent project collaborator at the State University of New York’s Empire State College in Manhattan.