Lisa S.

Three Words that Best Describe Lisa:  Kind, Responsible, Patient

Artistry and Special Skills:  Actress, Singer, Musician and Songwriter

Lisa was born and raised on Long Island. She attended SUNY Binghamton where she received a BA in psychology with a minor in theater. She has always had a love of singing and performing, since the young age of 3, and is now pursuing her dream of becoming a performer on Broadway. She recently returned from 8 months at sea on board a Holland America Cruise Line ship, as a lead vocalist.  Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, whom she is extremely close with. She also loves cooking, yoga, bike riding, roller skating and dogs!  

Childcare Experience:  Lisa loves working with children! She has been an in-home sitter for over 7 years, and a camp counselor at various summer camps across the Tri-State area for over 9 years. She has been performing  community children’s theater since a young age and  has even co-directed several children’s productions with children ages 3-15 at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, N.Y.  Lisa writes her own children’s music  for the guitar and absolutely loves singing/playing her songs for the children she cares for! Additionally, Lisa has experience with special needs children. She spent over 3 months shadowing a 4 year old child  who had behavioral disabilities, at a local summer camp. She was responsible for the safety and well-being of the child, and had to intervene on several occasions when the child would attempt to physically lash out at others. She had to watch him at all times, while fostering a warm camp environment for him and encouraging /promoting his social integration with other campers. Lisa feels extremely grateful to get to work with children. 

Personal Interests:  Lisa enjoys playing various instruments including the piano in her spare time. She also loves outdoor physical activities like bike riding and roller skating. She loves  going to the beach as well, and can spend hours in the ocean!  She is a huge food enthusiast, and loves to try/cook new cuisine. 

Personal quoteRealize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.” – Eckhart Tolle

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