Lia is a Baltimore-born artist who graduated Cum Laude from Towson University in with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography and a specialization in Pre-Physical Therapy studies. In 2012, she graduated as a dance magnet student with top honors from Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts and was awarded Maryland All-State Dancer amongst few. Lia is currently a company member dancing with Dallas-based company, ZION Dance Project, under Vincent and Abigail Hardy, since their 2018 Summer Series as a principle artist. She previously has performed with Interlaced Productions for the State Fair of Texas Show, “Illumination Sensation”, and was a company member with Deep Vision Dance Company.
Lia has had the privilege of training under scholarship with contemporary companies such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Houston METdance, and Ririe-Woodbury, and she has worked with incredible artists such as Darrell Grand Moultrie, Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Runqiao Du, and Kim Bears-Bailey.
Lia wants to share her passion for dance, fitness and health with anyone who has an open mind, and is an instructor at The Ballet Burn. She enjoys teaching a variety of styles and aims to create a fun, safe environment that fosters improvement, creativity and artistry!