Lisa Leone began her training in Tacoma, WA under Jan Collum. After graduating from high school, she danced with the Atlanta Ballet and Ballet Rotaru, touring Romania and performing at the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest. She later danced with Oregon Ballet Theatre. Leone is co-director of the Charlotte City Ballet Company and on faculty at Dance Davidson, Bonita’s School of Ballet, and Steps N Motion. Leone has been a guest choreographer for the Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra, the Charlotte Civic Orchestra, and the Union County Youth Ballet.