Miss Lisa began her dance training at the age of 5. She is trained in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, acro/contortion and pointe. Miss Lisa has had the opportunity to train with many renowned instructors including the late Frank Hatchett of Broadway Dance Center and Garth Fagan; the choreographer of Broadway's Lion King- to name a few. She holds many duo and solo titles such as Jr. Miss Sophisticated Productions and Miss American Stardom. In 1999 she was one of only twenty soloists selected to tour with StarPowers prestigious "Power Pak" and was the recipient of the Broadway Dance Center Scholarship at the John Long Talent Expo.
Miss Lisa has been instructing and choreographing competitive dance teams as well as teaching Master workshops all over the United States for the last 16 years. Since opening Elite Dance Co. in 2011, her dances have received recognition for Outstanding Choreography and Ultimate Technique. She has choreographed three perfect scoring pieces; a jazz routine "Single Ladies" and two contemporary routines "Grace" and "Angels and Demons". Her dancers have won numerous regional and national titles such as International Princess and Queen of Central NY and Atlantic City; Petite, Junior and Senior Miss Acrobat as well as Petite, Junior, Teen and Senior Miss Dance of Central NY. Many of Miss Lisa's dancers have been selected as members of the United States Dance Team which tours all over the country. Miss Lisa spends a few weekends per year judging dance competitions across the East Coast. She is committed to nurturing talent and passion for the arts in all of her dancers.