Liesl is a graduate of the Royal Ballet School. Whilst training she performed with the Royal Ballet Company in The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and Don Quixote at the Royal Opera House.
Liesl danced professionally for twenty years appearing in musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera, On Your Toes and Finian’s Rainbow performing in the West End and on UK and International tours. Liesl was a featured dancer in the 2004 The Phantom of the Opera Film and also performed in the 25th Anniversary performance of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall.
In 2015 Liesl graduated from the Royal Academy of Dance with the Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma (PDTD). She currently teaches at the Central School of Ballet Junior’s Programme, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the Guildford School of Acting, Ballet Boost Associates and the Associate students at the Roshe School.
Liesl has taught for West London School of Dance, English National Ballet School Juniors and has taught on various Summer Schools and Intensive training days for Trinity Laban and Central School of Ballet. Liesl is also a Level 3 certified Progressing Ballet Technique teacher.