Lindsey Parker, Studio West

Lindsey ParkerLindsey began her dance instruction at the age of seven in Gilbert, Arizona.  She grew up performing in parades, at basketball halftime shows, and also competing nationally in dance competitions.  In high school, Lindsey began choreographing and staging pieces and was featured in concerts each semester.  Her dance education continued at The University of Arizona, focusing on modern dance technique, while obtaining a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.  Lindsey has also performed in musical productions including “Guys and Dolls,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Wizard of Oz,” and “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.”

In 2013, Lindsey was hired as an original cast member in “Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation” at Sea World San Diego.   She has since been promoted to dance captain and is integral to the training of new dancers for the show.  Additionally, Lindsey was selected to perform at the “2014 Golden Ticket Awards,” an international awards event for the entertainment and theme park industries.  Recently, she was awarded a Beyond Excellence Award at Sea World for these and other invaluable contributions to the talent department.  Lindsey is excited to be teaching at JRP and to pass on her love of dance!