Lia Karagianopoulos

Performing Art – Dallas, TX

Lia Karagianopoulos is a Baltimore-born artist who recently moved to Dallas, Texas to dance professionally with Zion Dance Project, under the direction of Vincent and Abigail Hardy. Lia previously performed professionally with Interlaced Productions for the 2018 State Fair of Texas Show, “Illumination Sensation”, and was a three year company member with Deep Vision Dance Company, under the direction of Nicole A. Martinell. In addition, Lia has had the privilege of training under scholarship with contemporary companies such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Houston METdance, and Ririe-Woodbury, and worked with incredible artists such as Darrell Grand Moultrie, Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Runqiao Du, Kim Bears-Bailey, and Vincent Thomas amongst many. Lia graduated December 2017 with Cum Laude honors from Towson University in with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography and a specialization in Pre-Physical Therapy studies. She created many works there, including “Tethered” which was selected for adjudication at the American College Dance Association in 2018. Lia began to seriously study dance when she entered Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts, where she graduated top 4 in the Class of 2012 and was awarded Maryland All-State Dancer. In addition to her studies, Lia was a member of Baltimore County All-Honors Dance Ensemble from 2009-2012, under the direction of Stephanie Powell, and was one of four selected from the ensemble to be a dance ambassador representing Baltimore County Public Schools while on tour in England, during June 2012 . Lia enjoys dancing all styles, but has a passion for contemporary and ballet, and loves improvisational movement and partnering. Delving into deeper waters and crafting a creative light have been Lia’s motivations this past year. In addition to performing, she teaches dance at Park Cities Studios / The Dallas Conservatory and Rogue Athletics, as well as fitness instructs classes at The Ballet Burn. Lia is ecstatic to continue her artistic journey in the Dallas area and is eager to explore all of the arts DFW has to offer! ...more

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Showcasing in Dallas, TX
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