Lissa began her dance training in Miami, Florida. She graduated from New World School of the Arts High School and attended The Boston Conservatory. Lissa danced in summer programs at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Jacob’s Pillow, The Juilliard School, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, Martha Graham, The Joffrey Ballet and The Joffrey Midwest Workshop. She has performed works by Martha Graham, José Limon, Gregory Dawson, Hofesh Shecter, Thang Dao, Peter London, Alwin Nikolais, and Uri Sands. In 2009, Lissa won the “Arts For Life!” dance scholarship presented by Florida’s Former First Lady Columba Bush and in 2012 Lissa was awarded the Martha Hill Young Professional Award. Lissa joined Hubbard Street 2 as an apprentice in August 2011 and was made a full member of HS2 in August 2012.
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