Theatrical Dance Director Lisa Noroña has studied and danced for over 30 years. She began her professional career in Tokyo Disneyland as a featured character and then toured Europe in musicals such as Evita and Rock Carmen, after which she toured 48 of the 50 United States as both an ensemble member and lead in Jesus Christ Superstar and West Side Story. Lisa’s New York debut found her on a magic carpet in Radio City Music Hall as the first performer outside Disneyland to play Jasmine in Aladdin. Lisa has appeared in numerous commercials and starred in several movies, including Cinderella (starring Whitney Houston) and Annie (starring Audra McDonald and Kristin Chenoweth.)
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE/LIFE VERSE?
Psalm 25: Lead me by your truth and teach me for you are the God of my salvation on you I wait all the day. I also love the parable of the talents in Matthew 25. It is not about who has the most, but rather what you do with what you have been given.
HOW DO YOU HEAR FROM GOD?
I hear God through worship, His word, and in times of silence where I just wait on Him. I’m a wife and a mom of 4, so He also likes to speak with me while I vacuum.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE ACTOR/DANCER?
Barinshnkov is my favorite dancer because of the passion he exudes when he performs and his ability to go beyond the natural. Bernadette Peters for her power and vocal range.
FAVORITE BROADWAY SHOW?
West Side Story, Song and Dance and Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE?
Pride and Prejudice and Iron Man.
FAVORITE BETHEL BOOK/RESOURCE?
Culture of Honor by Danny Silk changed my life and my family. Most recently, Christ In You by Eric Johnson. I love this quote: “Arrogance is motivated by what it can gain and confidence is aimed at what it can give