Liezl Austria was born in Manila, Philipines. She studied ballet with her mentor, Augusta Moore and performed for more than 19 years. She has danced in the Netherlands, Aruba, and Germany. Over the years, she danced with Anne Bluethenthal and Dancers, American Repertory Theater Ballet, Pacific Dance Theater, BalletMindDance, Avenue Project, Mark Foehringer Dance Project, and Robert Henry Johnson Dance Company. She also worked with choreographers, Todd Courage, Vincent Cowart, WIlliam Kirkpatrick, Dean Loumbas, Arlene Newhouse and Robert Sund. In July 2006 and 2007, Ms. Austria studied Pedagogue of the Vaganova Syllabus with John White in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.