Our Instructors: Lisa Nicks

Lisa Nicks was a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Doug Elkins Dance Company in New York and she currently dances professionally with Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company here in Austin. She has been teaching for 35 years and dancing professionally since 1978. Lisa holds a BA in Dance from Sam Houston State University. Lisa is truly inspiring to her students while maintaining a positive, genuine demeanor that children gravitate towards. She believes studying dance can provide a practical understanding, that most of what is deeply fulfilling in life takes commitment, effort, time, and regular practice.