Lisa Engelken was born in Denver, Colorado where she began her training at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. She received her B.A. from Metropolitan State University of Denver in Social Action Through the Arts. Ms. Engelken has performed with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, BlackListed Dance Collaborative, Visaversa Dance (Buenos Aires) and with Rennie Harris Grassroots Project. She has also performed as with Alonzo King LINES summer program and as a scholarship student at the American Dance Festival. She has been a guest instructor at Denver School of the Arts, Hudson Valley Conservatory and Peridance Center in New York City. Currently, Ms. Engelken is the Horton instructor for Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble and an emerging choreographer with interests in conceptual Hip-Hop and contemporary c!ollaborations. !