Gotta Dance - Lisa Auguste

LISA AUGUSTE

Lisa Auguste (pronounced O geest) is a multi-faceted performer working out of Toronto, Ontario.  She has trained extensively in ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, modern, salsa, hiphop, break-dance, and acting, and is an avid teacher, choreographer and student of her craft.

Lisa can be seen in the feature films “Shall We Dance” starring Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez and choreographed by Fatima, Full Out, Silent Hill 2, The Strain, as well as music videos or live performances for Our Lady Peace, Love Inc, C &C music factory, Jully Black, Kreesha Turner, Shawn Desman, Janelle Monae, Katy Perry, Serena Ryder to name a few.  She was a featured dancer on the Toronto One television show as well as the Kiss 92 1st annual award show, and the lead in the reality programs “Style By Jury” and “Match Maker” on the Life Network.

Lisa was fortunate to play the role of the Cheetah in the Mirvish production of “The Lion King”, and was involved in Helix Dance Project’s inaugural show “Integration, Evolve, Verbatium and Unearthed ” choreographed by Linda Garneau.  She has travelled through Europe, South America and the Caribbean as a dancer with both Royal Caribbean and Regal Empress cruiselines.  Lisa was honoured to performed for Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games 2011 & 2015.

Lisa has extensive experience as a dancer and guest choreographer in Toronto’s professional sports dance scene with the Raptors, Argonauts, Blue Jays and Phantoms.  She has also worked for Remax, Mac Cosmetics, Maxim Magazine and Stop Line Productions, Fashion Cares in several live industrial and fashion shows.

Currently Lisa is working as a dancer, teacher, choreographer and adjudicator throughout the GTA, where she is well known for her creative and disciplined style, with a touch of humour!  She is also a member of Toronto’s first top 10 So you think you can dance Canada.