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Lisa "Lili" Medford

Originally from Seattle Wa, Lili began her dance career training with the Evergreen City Ballet Academy. Here she built a technical core from which she extended into study of Jazz, Modern, and Hip-Hop. Lili performed various corps and principal roles in full length ballets such as the Nutcracker, Giselle, and Swan Lake. Following her ballet training, she performed with Seattle's leading Hip-Hop dance crews, including Boogiezone BREED, and 'Rated' alumni crew of America's Best Dance Crew's 'RNG'. Since moving to LA in 2008, Lili toured China professionally dancing for Jay Choe,  (Zhou Jie Lun, 周杰伦)  and upon return began training in Early Childhood Education. Additionally, Lili has studied with the Alvin Ailey School in New York City. In 2012 Lili formed the Specific Ocean Crew for Kids in North Hollywood who have become performers and family of the Pretenders Studio, where teen students have been selected to form the newest lementine crew: Dyna-Steeze. Some of LiLi’s recent adventures include dancing with Black Light Society, a dance artist collective directed by Tony Tzar, andrecently making her television debut in the Steve Aoki music video “Rage the night away” ft. Waka Flocka. Lili lives for the moments when she can demonstrate to her students that anything is possible!