A native Londoner, Lisa boasts a number of performance credits both on the West End and Broadway. After training at the London Studio Centre, she went on to study at the prestigious Conservatoire de Paris with jazz luminary Matt Mattox, known for developing his own technique within the jazz vernacular. On the West End, she performed in shows such as The Producers, Crazy For You, and My Fair Lady; she was also showcased in the role of Velma Kelly in Chicago.
After heading state-side, Lisa made her way to New York City to study at the Martha Graham studios. Her Broadway and touring credits include Mary Poppins, Sweet Charity (which she also performed in London!), Cats, and 42nd St.
As an instructor, Lisa has taught at a number of internationally-acclaimed studios, schools, and programs. She has spent 7 years on faculty at the Joffrey Ballet School, teaching at programs based in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. She's also known internationally, and has shared her knowledge in London at Millennium Performing Arts, AMTA and Urdang Academy. Currently based in Southern California, Lisa is on faculty at Dmitri Kulev Ballet Academy, and has also been an instructor at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at University of California, Irvine.
Lisa founded and is currently the creative director and producer of LDR Creative, where she devotes her time, energy, and resources to give artists and creatives a space to develop new projects. Once an idea - anything from films, musicals, plays, readings, art exhibits, or dance pieces - is presented, Lisa works tirelessly to ensure that it becomes a reality.