Alisa Belflower joined the Korff School of Music’s faculty and the Carson School of Theatre and Film’s faculty at the University of Nebraska’s flagship campus in Lincoln in 2000. She was honored with emerita faculty status in 2022. As an independent artist, she continues to teach voice and acting as well as serving as coach or staging director for staged productions. Belflower also works as an associate producer in development with the Lied Center for Performing Arts. As an advocate of new works, she has produced and directed developmental staged readings with over two dozen different celebrated guest composers-in-residence and is a resident stage director in ASCAP’s New Musical Theatre Workshop. Having presented her research and performed internationally, Belflower is currently the NATS National Vice President for Auditions. Her students have won international awards for their performances of opera, art song, and musical theatre including national awards won in NATS student and young artist competitions among others. Her former students have performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, the West End, on television, in film, in national tours, on cruise ships, as commercial recording artists, and with other professional opera and theatre companies. An award-winning professor and director, Belflower holds bachelor’s degrees in music and French from Furman University. After an opera apprenticeship in Paris, France, she completed her master's degree and doctoral studies at the University of South Carolina.