L.K. (Lisa) Thayer is an actor/photographer and poet. She became a member of The Actor’s Studio, one of it’s youngest members ever, at the age of 22, with Lee Strasberg accepting her on her first audition. Lisa went on to do many plays in LA and NYC winning her first DramaLogue Award for the Russian farce, “The Suicide” directed by Florinel Fatulescu. She won her 2nd DramaLogue Award for “Balm in Gilead” in the role of “Ann” a prostitute, directed by Sal Romeo. L. K. is currently studying ‘Method Writing’ with Jack Grapes in Los Angeles, her poem “Ticker Tape Charade” will appear in the poetry edition of ONTHEBUS, published by Bomb Shelter Press. She has read her poetry at with Eve Brandstein’s “Poetry In Motion” at  Beyond Baroque in Santa Monica and The Hotel Cafe in Hollywood with Tongue & Groove and at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. She is also part of the “Waiting For Jack” (Kerouac) ensemble that tours Los Angeles. L.K. has 5 ‘Chapbooks’ of poetry, Cat’s Cradle, Melancholy Stew, Rapture & Rust, On The Edge Of Anywhere and Praises From A Tenor Sax. She wrote and sang on the CD Mouth2Mouth with Brian BecVar and has performed at Ghengis Cohen and the famous Canter’s Kibbitz Room. “Poetry has become one of my closest friends.” Also, photography, my newest passion, take a look at my site” L. K. Thayer’s Foto Fetish! L.K. has also co-produced the event “The Jazz Poets Social Club” at Elderberries Cafe in Hollywood.  She is part of the poet trio “Girls Just Wanna Write Poems” with Susan Hayden & Eve Brandstein. L. K. will also read in the upcoming series “Sparring with the Beatnik Ghosts” at Beyond Baroque & The Stella Adler Theatre.

L. K. is currently studying Method Writing with Jack Grapes & is releasing her book of collected poems titled “whores don’t kiss” is available on Amazon.com

Thank you for all for making THE JUICE BAR your main squeeze! :)

28 Responses to ABOUT L. K. THAYER

  1. calliopespen says:

    **applauds!!** Fabulous site, fabulous story, surely more great things to come for you. Thanks for sharing with the world.:)

  2. lkthayer says:

    Thank you my dear, and kudos back to you and your site, I’m so happy to stumble onto each other…the poems must be squeezed! :)

  3. L.K.,

    I took Kalli’s advice and visited and glad I did. Very nice site and glad you are successful and so talented. I look forward to reading throughout and will add you to my “Appetizers” (links).

    Write On, Hen

  4. Tooty Nolan says:

    Thank you for dropping into my slightly off-world site, and for the invite – which I’m happy to accept. What does it entail? The last time I was invited to someone’s site – it was for erotica. I made my bow and disappeared stage left. Checked out your MySpace site, by the way: Can’t help thinking that you’d do a fabulous version of Carole Bayer-Sager’s ‘I’d rather leave while I’m in love’. You have the perfect voice for it. Or should that be ‘whilst’ I’m in love?

    • lkthayer says:

      No, we’re not that kind of site…we ‘squeeze’ people in other ways…just email me a poem or piece, (not too long
      that it needs it’s own zip code), and a pic of yourself or of an image to go with it ‘whilst’ your at it.
      And thanks, for the shout out to my vocals…haven’t done that in awhile, my piano player moved to
      Naples…as in Florida. lisakthayer@yahoo.com (don’t forget the ‘k’ or I won’t get it.)


  5. Maxine Kardell says:


    Congrats on making your voice accessible to the global community!
    I marvel at your command of language and ideas. This is an innovative site. Applauding your originality….and your artistry !


    • lkthayer says:

      It’s so rewarding to bring all of these voices, voices that may have never been heard to The Juice Bar, because we all have something to say…we just say it differently.
      We all have the same feelings and we feel the same things. There is one thing I promise, the The Juice Bar will squeeze you! Thank you Maxine. –LK :)

  6. lkthayer says:

    Hi Lisa,
    What you have done with your juice bar is beyond brilliance! Hope you had a Thanksgiving filled with tons of touching squeezes!
    Happy days and tons of real full on squeezes. YOU are so squeezable in a variety of ways! You are so beautiful.
    Love always,
    Judi Kaufman

  7. S. Le says:

    You have a lovely blog. It seems unique and enlightening. I feel smarter already for having visited!

  8. contoveros says:

    Nectar from a goddess.

    Squeezed by hand.

    What more can you ask in life!

    michael j

  9. freedom says:

    “A nice place to visit” and I might find myself living here! Peace.

  10. Nicki Fitz-Gerald says:

    Great to read all these wonderful comments. I am liking your ideas more and more.

  11. paul mckay says:

    very cool website, lisa.

  12. Jaime says:

    love your work, love your mind, love your smile and… love you!

  13. Hi Lisa
    Congratulations and I am happy, you’re a talented woman with a big heart.
    You look amazing insight and women. You’re a miracle that a man can admire. You’re a beautiful woman and you have so many activities and plans. I look forward to your new book. I look forward to you.
    Milos :-)

  14. Greg Gasman says:

    Been a long time since 3of us shared a little apartment in Hollywood

  15. jerry laveroni says:

    How is Shirley Ballard doing

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