Lisa is a dance performer / instructor, and event host specializing in Country (Line Dancing, the Two-Step, Barn dances and Country Swing) and Latin dances (Salsa, Bachata and Merengue), as well as other partner dances. Most recently, she provided the concert pre-show entertainment for Grammy award-winning country artists Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay and Florida Georgia Line, as well as for CMA award-winning Jon Pardi. She teaches at festivals, corporate events, concerts, teaches private lessons and also produces and hosts events, collaborating with bands and venues from California to North Carolina...in between, and beyond.
Lisa performs on and off-screen, and can be seen as a principle dancer featured line dancing in the Grammy nominated music video for the longest running #1 Billboard song of all time, Lil Nas X' "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, as well as Diplo and Chris Rock.
She produces and dances in her live show, The Good Vibrations Cabaret, and is also a guest singer on an upcoming episode of a nationally televised Emmy award-winning show by Mark Burnett. Lisa has modeled in print and online media and can be seen in films such as The History Channel's Vampire Secrets and in commercials (e.g. Blue Shield).
Images of Lisa dancing have been in articles and in books, such as the third edition of Distinguished Chair Fulbright Scholar Dr. Stan Breckenridge's, Popular Music in America: Forging the American Spirit. She has also been featured on the Autry Museum's website for their Sizzling Salsa Nights. Lisa's writing - much of which centers around music and dance - can be found in publications such as the Huffington Post and San Francisco's 7x7 Magazine.
When Lisa is not in front of an audience, she is likely behind a camera and managing her freelance media production business, Vérité Creative. She specializes in shooting music photography/video, commercial content and publicity stills. Lisa has graciously worked with a wide array of Grammy, Oscar and Emmy award-winning and other talented artists.
With a curiosity for the world and passion for connecting with people through a variety of avenues, Lisa has studied, worked and lived in Europe and South America, and enjoyed interactions with people in over 20 countries around the world. She loves being outdoors, and takes her dancing to the beach when rollerskating on the bike path in her current home city of Hermosa Beach. Lisa Konczal grew up in North Carolina and studied at N.C. State University, Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies and l'Université Catholique de Lille in France.