Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Lisa’s credit highlights includes original cast member of SHUFFLE ALONG on Broadway choreographed by Savion Glover and directed by George C. Wolfe. With the cast she performed live at the 70th Annual TONY Awards and with the Maya & Marty show on NBC. Along with the ensemble she was recipient of the Fred Astaire award for “Outstanding Ensemble in a Broadway show” and the A.C.C.A. Actor’s Equity Award for “Outstanding Broadway Chorus”.
On Television Ms. La Touche recently appears as principal stage dancer on episode 6 of Amazon's Original TV series Z- The Beginning of Everything starring Christina Ricci with choreography by John Carrafa. Some of her previous overall performance highlights have also included touring with Savion Glover in his production of STEPZ, and also performing in both New York's Off-Broadway and the North American touring casts of STOMP. She was in the original ensemble of Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards "Sophisticated Ladies" performing weekly at The Cotton Club in Harlem and also a member of Jason Samuel Smith's company A.C.G.I.
Lisa La Touche has performed, choreographed and taught worldwide on various independent projects and was also faculty member of the School of Jacob's pillow under the direction of her mentor Dianne Walker. She is currently guest faculty at Broadway Dance Center and artist in residence at the American Tap Dance Foundation and loves sharing her passion with artists of all ages. She is currently continuing her studies in acting at both Matthew Newton and Susan Batson Studios, and works with vocal coaches Shelton Becton and Susan Eichborn Young. She believes whole heartedly that we are all to trust and follow our inspirations and welcome a journey of unlimited opportunities.
Photographer: Mark Beddington