Lisa Townsend, Program Director for Dance – The Next Generation
Lisa Townsend graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from The Juilliard School. As a member of the Juilliard Dance Ensemble, she performed in works by Antony Tudor, Anna Sokolow, José Limon and others. She appeared with the Fort Smith Civic Ballet in her hometown in Arkansas as a guest artist, teacher and choreographer as well as performed as a member of the Tulsa Ballet in Oklahoma and The Way International Dancers in Ohio. She is presently Director of Sarasota Ballet’s Dance — The Next Generation program.