Lisa BostwickMs. Bostwick is a native of upstate New York. Ms. Bostwick began her ballet training at the age of twelve at a small school in Western New York and continued her formal training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and BalletMet. Lisa then chose to attend Butler University from which she received a B.S in Arts Administration with a Concentration in Dance, graduating with Highest Honors. During this time Ms. Bostwick had the honor of training and performing with the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg Russia. Lisa performed with the Alabama Ballet for seven years and was seen in soloist and principal roles in classical ballets such as The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Swan Lake and George Balanchine's Divertimento #15. Ms. Bostwick has also performed in contemporary and modern works by choreographers such as Margi Cole, Craig Patterson, Robert Battle, Johan Renval and Teri Weksler, the director of Birmingham's resident modern dance company Southern Dancerworks, with which she performed for nine years. Having taught for many years in New York, Indianapolis, and in Birmingham Ms. Bostwick believes that it important to recognize students as individuals with unique strengths, needs, goals, and personalities who deserve quality training that is appropriate for their age and ability level. Ms. Bostwick currently resides in New York City where she continues to dance and teach.