Faculty Profile Leigh Lijoi

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    Leigh Lijoi

    Leigh Lijoi

    Ballet // Certificate Program Faculty

    Biography:

    Leigh is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she trained under Alexei Kremnev, Anna Reznik and the Otto M. Budig Academy of Cincinnati Ballet. In 2005, she began her professional career with Cincinnati Ballet and continued on to dance for Ballet Memphis, the Cincinnati Opera, and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. She has been a member of the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company since 2012. Leigh has been fortunate to perform works by Val Caniparoli, George Balanchine, Viktor Kabaniaev, Twyla Tharp, Julia Adam, Mark Godden, Camille A. Brown, and Igal Perry among others. In addition, Leigh has served on the faculty at Cincinnati Ballet, NVS Dance, and Ballet Memphis.