Lindsay Purrington

Lindsay Purrington began her dance training with Ann Vorus at age 10 at The Raleigh School of Ballet, and went on to study with Richard Rein and Elizabeth Connell at St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH, as well as at The Juilliard School in New York City.  She joined Carolina Ballet as a founding member in 1998, rising to Soloist ranking in 2003 before leaving to join Fugate/Bahiri Ballet NY in the fall of 2004. From 2006-2009, Ms. Purrington was a member of Pennsylvania Ballet. She returned to Carolina Ballet where she continues to dance as a soloist.  In her 15 year career she has had the opportunity to perform in several ballets by choreographer George Balanchine including the roles of “Helena” in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, “Calliope” in Apollo and as a principal dancer in Who Cares. She has been featured in many ballets choreographed by Robert Weiss and has had the opportunity to work with noted choreographers Toni Pimble and Lynn Taylor Corbett.