Lisa Price has been with Young Dance Academy for the past 30 years. She extensively trained in jazz, tap and ballet under the direction of Sandy Young. Throughout her years as a competitive dancer, she won Top Honor Awards for her group, trio, duet and solo performances. She won numerous scholarship awards at dance conventions. Lisa performed in the opening number of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1996. Lisa has choreographed and performed in a New Year's Eve concert with Milwaukee's very own "Love Monkeys" in 2001 and for the National Association of Catering Executives Annual Gala in 2010. Lisa works with the Technique Intensive and competitive dancers in our program. Over the last 18 seasons her dances have won many Top Honor awards at the regional and national levels including both the top senior and junior small group awards at Showstopper Finals in Myrtle Beach in July 2003. Her dances have appeared many times on the Showstopper National television show on CBS. She was awarded the Mini Critics Choice Award in Chicago in February 2011. Her dances continue to win choreography awards at both the regional and national levels and she most recently received 2 choreography awards at the Hall of Fame regional competition in Chicago in April 2014. She recently choreographed for Danny Gokey's album release concert in June 2014. Lisa also teaches jazz and lyrical workshop classes and choreographs for the performance company at Misty's Dance Unlimited in Onalaska. Lisa has an excellent "choreographic eye" and is passionate about instilling a fire within her dance students to bring out their very best! Her innovative style makes her classes exciting and fun! Lisa is also our costume coordinator for the entire school and competitive program putting her sense of fashion to good use. Lisa has been teaching at the studio since 1993.