Lynsie Jo Ogden is originally from Thornton, Colorado where she trained with the Academy of Colorado Ballet and the Schiff Dance Collective. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ballet Performance and a minor in Anthropology. While at the University of Utah, she trained with both the Modern and Ballet departments. Lynsie was a member of Utah Ballet, performing numerous roles, most notably; Rissig choreographed by Rick Tjia, Ziji choreographed by Edgar Zendejas, and Differences Culturelles choreographed by Eddy Toussaint. After graduation Lynsie served as the Stage Manager for the William Christensen Theatre in the Marriott Center for Dance for two years, while continuing to pursue her dance career. Lynsie comes to Ballet Arkansas after dancing with Montgomery Ballet as well as the Fort Wayne Ballet. While with the Montgomery Ballet she performed the roles of Bridesmaid in Don Quixote, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Meg in the Phantom of the Opera, and Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker. While with the Fort Wayne Ballet Lynsie performed the Yellow girl in Gerald Arpino’s Confetti, Satanella Pas de Deux, Arabian Princess, Snow Queen, Flames of Paris Pas de Duex, and Kitri’s friends in Don Quixote. Lynsie was also able to be a part of many original works by emerging choreographer David Ingram. Lynsie performed in the works of se kommatia, Kotiaio, and Arson; and will forever be grateful for being a part of Mr. Ingram’s process. Lynsie performed many roles in her first season with Ballet Arkansas. Most recently she has performed Group Therapy, (e)motions, Memoryhaus, and Under the Lights. Lynsie is thrilled to be with Ballet Arkansas for her second season.