Lindsley Allen is an accomplished artist who began her 25 year career in the entertainment industry as a professional dancer and is now a creative producer, director, choreographer, actor and dance educator as well. She has blended her commercial success and artistic depth into a wide range of work in film, television, music videos, tours, theater and stage.
Growing up in small town Pennsylvania, Lindsley studied classical training in ballet, modern and jazz at an early age. She graduated with a BFA from The Philadelphia University of the Arts and won a Joe Tremaine Dance Scholarship that transplanted her to Los Angeles. Lindsley’s career is vast, having worked with masters like Michael Peters, Vince Patterson, Kenny Ortega, Marguerite Derricks and Adam Shankman.
Lindsley is most known for her work as Co-Artistic Director, Associate Choreographer and founding member of The Pussycat Dolls. As an original dancer, Lindsley collaborated for 7 years alongside creator, Robin Antin, building the foundation that launched PCD to international pop success.
Lindsley’s most recent venture is being Creator of CHERRY BOOM BOOM: A live dance show that is currently a smash hit in Los Angeles. CBB has had residencies in Hollywood, Long Beach, Tropicana Vegas, highlighted on Dancing With The Stars and featured in LA Times. “It hasn’t been since the wild success of the original PCD show that there has been a level of performance matching that of a Broadway show featuring Burlesque.” – LadyGunn For show dates, check out: www.cherryboomboom.com
A career highlight for Lindsley was working with the legendary PRINCE and his NPG dance company for 5 years, directed by Jamie King with choreography by Desmond Richardson. Credits include: Around The World in a Day Tour, VH 1 Honors, American Music Awards and various performances at Paisley Park.
As a choreographer, some credits include Dancing With The Stars, Hot in Cleveland, Carnivale on HBO, Germany’s Next Top Model, World Premiere of Evil Knievel Rock Opera (nominated for LA’s Best Musical), Kate Hudson’s Fabletics LookBooks, Free Ride, Shell Black Magic and Associate Choreographer on Charlie’s Angels 2, Carmen Electras’ Workout DVD, Guys Choice Awards with Carla Kama and music videos for Smashmouth and Barenaked Ladies along with dozen of stage productions as an actress and choreographer for Tim Robbins’ theater company, The Actors Gang. One of Lindsley’s other specialties is celebrity coaching with the likes of Pamela Anderson, Christina Applegate, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, Drew Barrymore, Susan Sarandon, Valerie Bertinelli, Gwyenth Paltrow, Anna Paquin, William H. Macy and David Hye Pierce.
Dance credits include, but not limited to: Film and TV: Married With Children, General Hospital, Scrubs, Friends, Hart of Dixie, Life in Pieces, Wish I Was Here, Disjointed, George of The Jungle, Inspector Gadget, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Showgirls, The Wedding Planner, That Thing You Do, Lucky Numbers and A View From the Top. Plus national commercials for Doritios, Pringles, Mattel’s Barbie, McDonalds, RadioShack, Pepsi and more…
With Hollywood Connection, Lindsley teaches Commercial Jazz to hundreds of kids all over the country – a fun and inspiring class that combines classic technique and passionate performance. And for dancers 14+ Lindsley teaches the art of dancing in Heels – sharing the skills it takes to bridge the gap from studio student to professional dancer.
Lindsley is also a registered 200 RYT Yoga Instructor. She teaches in Los Angeles, Co-Creator of Inspired Women’s Retreats and offers Yoga for Parents at HC conventions.
Lindsley is unique in her passion, talent, experience and golden collaborations but more than anything she is inspired by the creative process and is a constant in creating and developing new projects with style and flair. www.lindsleyallen.com
Stay Connected on IG: @LindsleyAllen @CherryBoomBoomRocks