Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
LisaMarie Leake

Teaching, performing, choreographing dance (ballet to African),then marketing dance/music productions. African drumming & singing, jazz singing and contemporary compositions, with "proprietary" music and dance innovations. K-12, college, community classes as laboratories for movement & music education and exploration. Collaborator with music, theater, visual arts. Licensed K-12 educator, Master's Degree in Education, Master's Degree in Business Admin. Partner Jerry Leake is jazz and world music percussionist. We perform World dance, drumming, singing, and world/rock/jazz music, nationally. I also book other artists. For Booking: http://www.musicdancepromo.com; or email: onpointbusiness@comcast.net

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Additional Links: 
Agbekor Drum & Dance Society, @ Tufts University "Kiniwe" performances, December 2011, directed by Prof Nani Agbeli, Artistic Director (founded by Prof David Locke)
Dancing with Berklee greats Randy Felts, Ralph Rosen and Mr. Monzon, with synthephone whirling the many splendid sounds and images
Dancing in the Light project led by Randy Felts, Berklee
Ghanaian warrior dance led by master drummer Jerry Leake; accompanied by Jeremy Cohen
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Contact Information

First Name: 
LIsa
Mailing Address: 
PO BOX 184
BOSTON, MA 02123
Physical Address: 
PO Box 184
Boston, MA 02123
Last Name: 
Leake
Phone: 
781-608-6084

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Jazz
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - Ballet
Dance - Ethnic
Dance - Jazz
Music - Ethnic / World
Music - Jazz
Populations Served: 
Adults
Elders
Families
Immigrant Populations
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Languages Available: 
Hindi
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Awards: 
Berlin Music Award (vocals); European-wide Theatre (thespian) and Dance First Place Award; Grant recipient for non-profit marketing/development since 1993

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
I have authentic drums and instruments, a mic and P.A. system, lots of costumes - ballet to jazz and African; jazz trained/vocals/transcribed music/sheet music for musicians. NEED: raised wooden or marly floors for dance & lighting/sound technician
Fee Range Minimum: 
$50
Fee Range Maximum: 
$500
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
5

I am a Teaching Artist

Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Health
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Ages Served: 
Pre-Kindergarten-age
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults