Lia Karagianopoulos is a Baltimore-born artist who graduated Cum Laude from Towson University in with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography and a specialization in Pre-Physical Therapy studies. In 2012, she graduated as a dance magnet student with top honors from Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts and was awarded Maryland All-State Dancer.
Lia is currently a company member dancing with Dallas-based company, ZION Dance Project, under Vincent and Abigail Hardy, since their 2018 Summer Series as a principal artist. She previously has performed with Interlaced Productions for the State Fair of Texas Show, “Illumination Sensation”, and was a company member with Deep Vision Dance Company. Lia has had the privilege of training under scholarship with contemporary companies such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Houston METdance, and Ririe-Woodbury, and she has worked with incredible artists such as Darrell Grand Moultrie, Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Runqiao Du, and Kim Bears-Bailey.
Lia loves ballet, and wants to share her passion for dance, fitness and health with anyone who has an open mind. She enjoys freelancing and is teaching at Park Cities Studios, as well as Rogue Athletics, and is thrilled to be a part of The Ballet Burn family!