She attended University of Toledo and was Ms. Toledo Ohio. She has a passion for all children/teens and enjoy bringing the best out of every child. She has worked as a vocal coach and acting coach for many major productions. She is also a gospel play writer, director and producer. Lisa directed the movie “What Now Mama” which was nominated in Glendale
Film Festival and shown in MGM Five Star Cinema in Glendale. With regards to her singing career, she sang with Stevie Wonder, Shirley Murdock, Vickie
Winnans, Shirley Caesar just to name a few. Lisa has been in theater for over 30 years. Her motto is “When someone says you can’t you show them you can” She has her own production company which is called Le/Mel Productions. She will always cherish the time she worked with Chaparral and Badgers student.
I am the dance teacher
for the From the Heart Performing
Arts Center in Moreno Valley. I am
also the color guard caption head
at Ramona High School in
Riverside CA and I have been
teaching the sport of the arts there
for about 3 years. I first got
involved when I was in 8th grade
and I have been doing it ever
since. In High School we were
State Champions and we even got
to go to World Champions in Ohio
CA. My goal is to educate on the
different styles of dance in a fun
and exciting way and also to
incorporate the fun and unique
aspects of color guard to my daily
Math major from UCR with a background in music history, mainly rock and roll. I have been playing music for sixteen years. Both my parents are musicians and I grew up hearing the sounds of R&B and rock from the late fifties to current music. I have been teaching music for 3 years on instruments including drums, guitar, bass, piano, and vocals with others added in every now and again. I play in a band called Altering The Deal in my free time and produce my own music
whenever I get the chance.
I have been a theater instructor with the Salvation Army Camp for three years. I have experience as a performer as well. I have been in Beauty in the Beast, The Wiz, Annie get your Gun and Midsummer Jersey. My background is also in charge of the house theater and lobby. I have built stage sets for many stage production. I have been working with students for five years teaching students theater. I love working with students and I will continue to educate students in theater.
Contemporary artist working across mediums, exploring the issue of man vs nature. The Riverside native has pursued the practice and study of fine art since early childhood. In 2015, she graduated Cum Laude, earning her BA at University California Riverside with minors in Art History and Education. She has shown in several group and student shows, including the UCR 2015 Senior Exhibition, and the Riverside City College 2013 Student Exhibit.
I love working with children, I love seeing how they can be so creative when it comes to art.