Lisa LeGrande has her Bachelor of Science Degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and brings over 39 years of teaching experience. She has taught all levels of Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Lyrical and most recently, Lisa was the Company Director and Operations Manager for a large dance studio in Dallas. Prior, she taught and choreographed for studios in Kansas City, Atlanta and Denver. Lisa is the Founder of the North Texas Youth Ballet, a non-profit organization established to aid dancers who are entering college with scholarship opportunities. The NTYB's mission is to provide performance opportunities for those dancers wishing to pursue professional dance careers beyond studio and college life. Lisa has won several Choreography awards, Excellence in Training awards and was a Top 10 finisher in the Miss Texas Pageants. She choreographed and performed with the Dallas Summer Musicals for 10 seasons and was a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.