Assistant Teaching Professor and Ballet Teacher and Choreographer
Lisa Carter began her classical ballet training in Cape Town, South Africa, under the tutelage of Elisabeth Millington. She also studied at the University of Cape Town, South Africa before attending Cape Town’s School of Music where she completed a BMus in Piano. As well as a degree in music, Lisa holds a teaching diploma from the Royal Academy of Dance, London, UK and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Lisa has attended and been invited to teach at international summer schools, winter schools, dance festivals, national and international workshops, and ballet examiner conferences around the world. She also attended many workshops led by master teachers including the late David Howard at Vassar in New York and San Diego, Brian Loftus and Alex Ursuliak as well as studying Balanchine technique with Suki Schorer at the School of American Ballet. In 2006, Lisa was invited to become an examiner for the Royal Academy of Dance and traveled the world extensively examining students and teachers.
Lisa has taught at a variety of schools including the School of Dance, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Italia Conti School of Performing Arts, London, England; Central School of Ballet, London, England; Urdang Academy, London, England; Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska; and Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia.
Lisa’s choreography has been presented in Hong Kong, China, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and New Zealand. She has published two books as well as a DVD on ballet conditioning.
MA Liberal Arts
Columbus State University