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Lisa Hammond

Lisa Hammond

Phoenix, Arizona

Lisa grew up dancing in Phoenix dancing at Tempe Dance Academy under the direction of Tammy Manville Booth, Wanda Manville and Lauri Silvestri. She received her BFA in Dance from the University of Arizona where she trained with Susan Quinn, Michael Williams, Amy Ernst, Melissa Lowe, Sherry Zunker and Sam Watson. She has danced for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and is currently a featured dancer with Scorpius Dance Theatre where she has performed in Scotland and England, as well as across the US. She has performed in several industrials and music videos.

Lisa has taught at several studios around the valley such as Tempe Dance Academy, Yen Li Chen Ballet School, Bridget McCarter Dance Academy, Centerpointe Dance Academy as well as Highland High School, Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Mesa Community College. She is currently the Dance Department director at New School for the Arts and Academics as well as the Co-Artistic Director for Desert Star Dance Academy.