Lindsay Fischer, Principal Company Teacher
Lindsay Fischer joins The Sarasota Ballet from The National Ballet of Canada where he served as Artistic Director of YOU Dance, the company’s flag ship Education and Community Outreach program, since 2007. He was also Principal Ballet Master. Additionally, he operated as Program Head of The Banff Centre’s Professional Summer Dance Program in Banff, Canada, for eight years. During his tenure at The National Ballet of Canada, Fischer designed and implemented the company’s Apprentice Program. Over and above his work in Canada, Fischer worked with companies like San Francisco Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, and Bavarian National Ballet as a Stager and Guest Teacher. During his onstage career, Fischer danced with both New York City Ballet and Dutch National Ballet as a Principal Dancer, and his International guesting credits include performances with Merrill Ashley, Margaret Barbieri, Cynthia Gregory, and Evelyn Hart.