Owner/Class Leader – Lisa is very proud to be the only Music for Aardvarks licensee in Long Island, starting here in March of 2009, teaching 1 class with 6 mommys and their babies. Before becoming a business owner, Lisa made her living as a performer, teacher and director (and a waitress!). Lisa is originally from Long Island and spent 7 years teaching Music for Aardvarks in Westchester, NY, where she lives with her French hubby and her own Aardvarks – Juliette and Cosette.
Lisa has taught musical theater and acting to kids all over Westchester and New Jersey. She is currently directing an annual 70+ kid production at the Mamaroneck Ave. School in Westchester, starting with productions of Annie and Shrek. In the summer of 2011, Lisa was the music and drama instructor at the Great Neck Estates Camp, teaching some of her Aardvarks’ alumni. In the past Lisa directed the Youth Theatre Program at Temple Israel Center in White Plains, NY for 4 years, directing “Children’s Letters to God”, “Seussical the Musical”, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “Oliver”. Before that, she was touring the west coast performing in “A Christmas Carol”, and the east coast performing children’s theater, and has performed Off Broadway at the York Theatre and Second Stage Theatre. She has her MFA in Acting from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.