Lindsey Poist was born and raised in Palm Springs, California. She trained at CK Dance Company since the age of 4. She trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Lyrical. She performed in many of CK Dance Company’s yearly shows. She had several lead roles in “The Nutcracker” such as Clara, Dew Drop, and Mouse Queen.
With CK Dance Company, Lindsey was on the dance team since the age of 6. She won many awards for group dances and solos. Lindsey also won an award for student choreography at I Love Dance Competition.
Lindsey also was very involved in the dance program at Palm Springs High School. She was on the dance team for 4 years of high school and also was a teacher’s assistant for Mrs. Acker. She taught and directed many dance pieces for the dance 1 P.E. classes and for the dance team. She choreographed many dances for pep rallies and football games.
In 2016 Lindsey traveled with an International Non-profit called Up with People. Up with People is a global education organization which aims to bring the world together through service and music. Up with People is 100 young students from 20 different countries that travels around the world participating in community service and school workshops. At the end of the week they perform a 2-hour professional performance to give back to the communities they are in.
Lindsey’s tour in Up with People included the mid west of the USA, Mexico, Bermuda, Denmark, Sweden, and Belgium. In July 2017 she traveled to Florence, Italy with Up with People to perform with Andrea Bocelli at his annual benefit concert at Teatro Del Silenzio. Also in July she was hired to be apart of the production staff of Up with People. She helped teach the show to the new cast and stage it for the road. Up with People taught her to see the world in a different light. Her dream is to continue that through her life and through dance.