Lesa is a graduate of Drake University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She has choreographed The Music Man, The Sound of Music, Hello Dolly, The Pajama Game, Oklahoma!, Wonderful Town, Bye Bye Birdie, State Fair, Footloose, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Curtains, Hairspray, and Godspell. Lesa regularly clinics and choreographs for several show choirs and dance teams across Iowa, where her work has received several awards. Lesa has choreographed for theme park shows in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Ohio and New York. She spent the summer of 2007 touring as the assistant choreographer for the Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band and was a choreographer for the group in the summer of 2009. Most recently she was the Director of Dance at Iowa Central Community College where she choreographed the Encore Singers show choir, the spring musical, and directed the Iowa Central Dance Team and all-male hip hop crew Team Uneek.
"I am so thankful for this opportunity to be in a new area sharing my passion for dance and theatre with such a humble and dedicated cast!"