Lisa Johnson, a native Minnesotan, received her BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota and her Masters in Art Education from Penn State. She has been a member of The Sherry Greenspan Ensemble and The Pennsylvania Dance Theatre, also performing for several independent choreographers in Minneapolis and New York.
Lisa has studied dance with Lynn Simonson, Mark Morris and Doug Varone, in addition to Humphrey-Limon technique under Carla Maxwell, Carlos Orta, and Risa Steinberg.
Lisa formerly instructed dance for the School of Theatre at Penn State and continues to teach at Stage Coach Theatre Arts-Greenwich Village and SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Lisa is delighted to be part of Discovery Programs teaching toddler art and dance.