Lila began dancing at the age of 5 and soon began training with Marjorie Hassard and Kay Bliss where she did her Cecchetti student exams. She joined the Detroit City Ballet
and after High School taught at some local studios until her love of flying took her to Texas to be a flight Attendant for American Airlines. After 15 years in Texas, Lila moved back to Michigan. The return to Michigan also brought a return to dance where she completed her Cecchetti Teacher’s exams through Grade III working with Laura McCarthy and LeeAnn King. She has also attended various continuing education seminars
as well as the Cecchetti Teacher’s Refresher at Hope College. Lila has taught at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital where she taught a Woman’s Ballet Fitness Class, Dance Arts of Chelsea, and also private ballet classes for dancers, skaters, and seniors. She currently heads up the Pre Ballet Program
at Randazzo Dance.