Photo by Brian Guilliaux
Lea is originally from Northern New Jersey. She has had most of her ballet training from Master Gabriella Darvash, as well as the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. Her career has had her dancing with various classical and contemporary ballet companies such as Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet, Metropolitan Classical Ballet, Ballet Concerto, Dayton Ballet, Roxey Ballet, and Repertory Dance Theatre. Some of her favorite repertory include principal and leading roles in Scheherazade, Paquita, Bolero, Gaite Parisienne, Le Train Bleu, Walpurgisnacht, Les Sylphides, Christopher Fleming’s The Three Musketeers, Septime Webre’s Peter Pan, as well as versions of Dracula, Othello, and too many Nutcrackers to mention. Lea is a founding member of Ballet Dallas since it’s launch in 2018. In this time has had the joy of being part of the revival of George Skabine’s Romantic Encounters. Lea has danced in Carter Alexander’s Oratorio, Petit Danses en noir et blanc, Deux Poems, plus Haley Von Schlehenried’s Subconscious Motion. She is excited to be part of the future with this company.