LISA SLAGLE began her professional dancing career at the age of 11 when she appeared as a solo dancer in the Elvis Presley movie, Clambake. She performed as a soloist and principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet in New York in the 1970’s. In the 1980’s she performed as a soloist with the Ballet du Grande Theatre de Geneve, and as a principal dancer with Tulsa Ballet Theatre. She has studied with world-renowned teachers in the Russian, Cecchetti, and Bournonville techniques. She is on the Advisory Board for American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum, and has been a Master Teacher in American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensives nationally for 8 years. She was a Master Teacher at the International Ballet Competition School in Jackson, MS, and at the Regional Dance Festival in 2016. In the Spring of 2018 she had the honor of being the Adjudicator for the RDA/NE Festival. Her choreography has been commissioned by such notable national schools as Orlando Ballet School and Washington Ballet.