Lindsley Allen is an accomplished artist who began her 25 year career in the entertainment industry as a professional dancer and has found tremendous success as a creative producer, artistic 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 and Adam Shankman.
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…Around The World in a Day Tour, VH 1 Honors, American Music Awards and various performances at Paisley Park.
Lindsley’s most recent venture is being Creator, Artistic Director, Choreographer of the live staged-show Cherry Boom Boom, which ran in Los Angeles for 18 months and was featured in LA Times for it’s combination of great story-telling thru theater and dance. In 2016, CBB opened at the iconic Tropicana in Las Vegas and ran for six weeks with great reviews. “An interactive show with a fresh and masterful mix of amplified choreography .” – Vegas View www.cherryboomboom
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.
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.
Lindsley’s dance credits for Film and TV include: Married With Children, General Hospital, Scrubs, Friends, Hart of Dixie, Life in Pieces, Wish I Was Here, 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 others.
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 and the creator of StrutFit, a yoga/dance workout program which is offered in every city on HC for our teachers, parents and studio owners. www.strutfit.com
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.
See more at www.lindsleyallen.com