Tampa Bay Performing Arts Academy
Where performance is always our focus

Meet Director Lisa Nicole

Lisa Nicole Cane brings years of experience to Musical Production and Creation.  Since 2000 Lisa has been developing and directing show in the Tampa Bay area. She has directed over 30 musical productions, and choreographed over 180 dances. She began her career in musical production in 2000, co-founding Teens for Charitable Causes and directing, performing, script writing, and leading musical production for the group. Since then she has directed many musicals including Beauty & The Beast JR, Once on This Island JR, The Little Mermaid JR, and many more.

In addition to directing, Lisa is is an accomplished performer, recording artist, and songwriter.  Lisa has performed for the President and First Lady of the United States, did a Pre-Show for Kelly Clarkson's Independence Tour & was a featured act at an official  Superbowl XXXV event.  Her albums, Uncertain Dreams and Merry Christmas with Love, are available worldwide on i-Tunes.  Merry Christmas with Love was considered for a 2015 GRAMMY nomination.  She is a BMI songwriter and music publisher, a voting member of the GRAMMYs , 18-year member of NARAS (Grammy.com), a member of the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame, and member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

Mrs. Cane has  served as: Musical Theater Director for Calvary Christian High School,  Children's Choir Director for North Bay Community Church, and Music Director for Young Days Preschool in Palm Harbor.

Lisa holds degrees in Music Theory and Creative Writing, and has 16 years of vocal training, including some at the professional level. 

Lisa is President of Nicola Productions Inc, & Lisa Nicola Music Publishing. 

Lisa is married and has four children.

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