Photo by Steve Korn 

Lisa Kwak is a Seattle-based dance artist. She is a company member of The Three Yells and The Guild Dance Company and has worked with artists such as Rachael Lincoln, Zoe Scofield | Juniper Shuey, Leslie Kraus, and Christopher Montoya, among others. Lisa holds a BA with majors in dance and international studies from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. There, she was awarded the Dean's Medal for the College of Arts & Sciences. She was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa,  on the Annual Dean's List, and awarded with the George and Barbara Akers Scholarship (2017), Dance Program Scholarship Award (2017), and the Purple and Gold Scholarship (2014 - 2018).  Lisa believes that dance has the power to inspire positive change, and is a tool of resilience for individuals and communities. She works to create art that will celebrate the human condition in all its pain, joy, and beauty.