Lisa has over twenty years of dance training and performing experience. She began dancing at the age of three in Michigan at a small local studio. Raised in multiple cites, she expanded her dance education at schools throughout the country, attending schools in Albuquerque, Kansas City, Chicago and eventually Colorado Springs.
In Colorado Springs she began her pre-professional training as a member of the Springs City Ballet Senior Ballet Company and later the Colorado Classical Youth Ballet, performing title roles in Le Corsaire Pas de Deux and Paquita. She attended classes taught by nationally acclaimed teachers such as; Kurt Peterson and Sascha Radetsky of the American Ballet Theater, Lindsay Fisher and Eva Draw of the National Ballet of Canada, and Leslie Peck of the University of California.
She was also accepted into multiple prestigious performing art schools throughout the country such as; Tulsa Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet School, Interlochen School of the Arts, and American Academy of Ballet.
She continued to dance through her college years, adding new styles her traditional repertoire and obtaining professional training from BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio and Ballet Austin in Texas. Recently she has performed with and contributed choreography to local dance companies The Bridge Dance Project of Colorado Springs and the Avatar Movement Dance Company of Denver.
She also shares her knowledge of dance with students throughout the Denver and Colorado Springs area.