Lesa Rogers Broadhead

Lesa Rogers Broadhead

 Lesa Rogers Broadhead, MFA, returned to her hometown of Wilmington, NC in 2010 after being away for 30 years. She has taught classical ballet and contemporary dance at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, where she received her MFA; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (coordinator of ballet); Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL (coordinator of dance); and the University of Akron, Akron, OH (adjunct dance faculty). Mrs. Broadhead’s choreography includes reconstructing classical ballet favorites and contemporary works with themes on historical and societal issues, such as the Holocaust. In 1999 she presented three of her Holocaust related dance works at The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. cosponsored by the museum and the Embassy of Israel. In addition, she was artist-in-residence at De Montfort University, Bedford, England choreographing her first international dance work. Professionally she has performed with The Cleveland Opera and the Atlanta Ballet. Presently she teaches at Wilmington Conservatory of Fine Arts, DREAMS of Wilmington, and at Brunswick Community College where she teaches Dance Appreciation seated and online. Mrs. Broadhead also serves as a Board Member for The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra.