One of New York City's up and coming flamenco artists, Lia is an accomplished soloist, choreographer and director with a strong background in theatre. She is the co-founder of FLAMENCO: Inside/Out and has performed and toured the US with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana (including performances at the Joyce Theatre), Andrea del Conte Danza Espana, Pasion y Arte, M'Oro Flamenco and Oscar Valero's Fuerza. Acting credits include Naranja in Buicks (Paragon Theatre Company), Masha in The Seagull (Norton Theatre), Photo by Gilles Larrain Ariel in The Tempest (Durando Sheakespeare Festival), and a cameo appearance dancing in the film Pink Panther 2 with Steve Martin. She co-produced and performed in Flamenco: Plugged and Unplugged, a collaborative multimedia flamenco expereince at Monkey Town in Brooklyn and again at Bleecker Street Theatre. Lia is a two-time recipient of a Jacob's Pillow Scholarship, first to study with Noche Flamenca, and second to participate in the Choreographer's Lab under Big Dance Theatre.
An avid educator and teaching srtist, Lia conducts master classes, workshops and in-school residencies around the US, teaching students from 5 years to adults.
Lia has become a staple in the NYC flamenco scene, and can be seen regularly in local tablaos such as Pipa, Alegrias, El Circulo Espanol and Tapas Espana, among others.
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