Biography

 

Lisa holds a Ballet Diploma from the Grande Ecole de Danse in Bern, Switzerland and a BFA and MFA Degree from the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles, CA. Here in Atlanta, she serves as an Assistant Professor of Dance at Kennesaw State University.

As a solo artist and choreographer Lisa has performed extensively throughout Los Angeles as well as nationally and internationally. She was a recipient of an Individual Excellence Award by the Ohio Arts Council for her solo work, has been honored with a Lester Horton Award for outstanding achievement in choreography in Los Angeles, as well as voted best female dancer of the year 2004 by the Beverly Hills Outlook in Los Angeles.

Lisa has free lanced with many dance companies, starting with the Swiss Chamber Ballet in Basel, Switzerland,  Hysterica Dance Company, the Francisco Martinez  Dance Theater, Kin Dance Company, and many more in L.A. She also has worked with Opera Cleveland, both as a performer and choreographer, and NYC based Phantom Limbs, as a dancer and puppeteer.

Furthermore, as a choreographer, Lisa has created original works for Georgia Ballet, Full Radius Dance here in Atlanta. For San Jose. CA based filmmaker John T. Williams. In Cleveland, OH she choreographed for Dancing Wheels, Verb Ballets, and the former Cleveland Contemporary Dance Theater. She also produced several evening length solo concerts, both in L.A. and Cleveland, OH.