This weeks Dancer/Choreographer shout out goes to Lindsay Ritter. Lindsay began dancing at a very
young age continuing dance throughout her teens and early twenties. She attended The Randolph Performance Academy in Toronto, training in dance, drama and vocal. With this training she went on to perform in Fame-The Musical, Legends Tribute Show, Various Cruise Lines, Music Video’s, Television and Film in Canada, USA and Europe. Over time Lindsay found it difficult to make a living as a Dancer and decided to take some time off performing. She used this time to gain knowledge and experience in online marketing and business management. Always knowing she wanted to make a living in Dance she used her strong business background and her passion for Dance and made the transition into teacher, choreographer and director. LR Productions was created 4 years ago providing professional dancers and packaged dance productions for corporate events, shows and entertainment. Her current roster stands at 50 with 40 females and 10 males, auditions are held twice a year. LR Productions gave Lindsay a way to turn her love for dance into a rewarding career. Being the first Dance Company in Toronto to Offer Drop in Commercial Jazz Classes and Master Classes with Top Choreographers. All of LR Productions classes take place at Canada’s National Ballet School check the link for scheduling Classes Schedule Lindsay recently teamed up with Vancouver native and Founder of Nuvo Burlesque Carla Catherwood. Together they created the Nuvo Burlesque training and performance group. These sessions are geared towards women looking to develop their feminine style. *Note must audition as this is a 4 week program click the link for more details Training and Performance Group
Lindsay continues to expand LR Productions providing clients with Quality Dancers and Performances as well as providing dancers with quality physical and performance training. Get to know Lindsay in this weeks shout out here’s what she had to say…..
Bio written by Nikki
Nikki: Do you remember the first time you started dancing?
Lindsay: I was about 4 or 5 and my mom put me in ballet. I didn’t like it because it was too slow for me!
Nikki: Do you remember the first song you choreographed to? (Or your earliest memory)