Lyndsey Thomas

Lyndsey began dancing aged four in her hometown of Blackpool. She was a Royal Ballet Senior Associate and member of National Youth Ballet before going on to train at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance 1999-2002.

Lyndsey worked with National Dance Company Wales (formerly Diversions, from 2003-2006. She was part of the cast of Practice Paradise (Stijn Celis), filmed for S4C and performed in the Wales Millennium Centre Opening Gala. Following this, Lyndsey toured with DanceXchange, Errol White Dance (now White & Givan) and Off Kilter, for which she worked with choreographer Ashley Page to create Paisley Patter. In 2011 she returned to NDCWales to perform Roy Campbell-Moore’s Cracked at the Wales Dance Platform. Most recently, Lyndsey performed in Upon Awakening with Fallen Angels Dance Theatre, directed by fellow CAT teacher Paul Bayes Kitcher. 

Throughout her performing career, Lyndsey gained extensive teaching experience; delivering dance workshops to people of all ages - tots to the elderly, leading company class and auditions and teaching young company associates. A Dance Artist for Dance United, Lyndsey worked on the Christopher Bruce project and was appointed Rehearsal Director for the Ballet Boyz Rite of Passage project at the Lilian Bayliss in 2011. She returned as RD for Dam Van Huynh's Marsquake the following year. Lyndsey has also taught for Dance Base, Earthfall, Bigfoot Arts Education and The Education Group.

Currently, Lyndsey teaches Contemporary, Ballet and Pointe Work for The Lowry CAT. She is an associate tutor at Edge Hill University and teaches at the Centre Pointe Vocational College. Lyndsey is also a Rambert Animateur, delivering workshops on behalf of the company. She continues to take on other artistic projects, working with visual artist Angela Davies on Weaving Narratives, shortlisted for the Lumen Prize and with the BBC on Ten Pieces.

Lyndsey completed a PCE in Post- Compulsory Education in 2013. She qualified as a Pilates teacher (Body Control Pilates: Matwork Level 3 RPS) in Summer 2015 and teaches for Energy Flow Fitness and Alderley Pilates.