Nina Lesiga is an artist, a storyteller. ukulelist and globe trekker. Her passion is creating and facilitating immersive, uplifting experiences for learning, building connections and fuller living.
Four years ago she stepped out of a thirty year career as a chemist into a full time career as an artist. Nina performs, facilitates, creates and innovates.
In progress - Feb 22, 2019 10:15 - 11:45 AM Beginner Ukulele - Osher Waterbury at UCONN (fee) 8 weeks
In progress Beginning Mar 11, 2019, 1:10PM - 2:50 PM "Beginner Ukulele " Lifetime Learners Institute, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT (Fee)
Beginning Mar 13, 2019,, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Beginner Adult Ukulele (6 weeks) Stratford Continuing Adult Education at Wooster Middle School), 150 Lincoln Street , Stratford, CT
Mar 27, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM "Personal Stories, Personal Happiness", Madison Happiness Club, Hubley Hall, First Congregational Church, 26 Meeting House Lane, Madison, CT
March 30, 2019, Northeast Storytelling workshop 'The Power of PechaKucha" co-presented with Bill Derry Plymouth, MA (conference fee)
March 30, 2019 7:15 PM - 9:00 PM Northeast Storytelling Sharing the Fire Olio Concert, Plymouth, Mass (fee).
Beginning, April 22nd, 4:15 - 5:99 PM Youth Afterschool Ukulele, Sterling House Community Center , Stratford, CT
April 27, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Pros(e) of Pie, "Thrive Thene"Hudson Valley Writers Centerm Sleepy Hollow, NY $20
June 5, 2019, 7 PM - 9:99 PM "So What Happened Was", Hosted by Asher Novek, Freddy's Bar, 627 5th Ave Bklyn, NY
June 27, 2019, Grackle, A Night of Storytelling in Brooklyn = theme "I Want to Break Free", Bluebird Brooklyn at The Nest.
504 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Sept 13, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM - OLLI Cafe - "Untold Stories"- Lend Me Your Ear" UConn Waterbury Campus OLLI Cafe Lunch & Learn
"Nina's energy and high spirit were exciting and entertaining. Great ukulele teacher" - Student LLI at Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT
"Lots of learning, lots of fun. Who knew it could be so rewarding to move outside one;s comfort zone. Great experience" Adult Learner at Osher UCONN Waterbury
"You were so much fun and such a vibrant spirit!" - Ryan Kristafer, host CT Style TV program
"Delightful, unexpected presentation straight from the heart" - Stamford Positive Living Forum member.
"Nina's storytelling class is outstanding" - Workshop participant, Fairfield County Adult Continuing Education