Lindsey Bell is originally from Maryland and began her training at White Marsh Ballet Academy under the instruction of Sandra Harris and Shari Bickel. While dancing with White Marsh, Lindsey also attended summer programs at Point Park University, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, South Carolina Summer Dance Conservatory, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. Upon graduating high school, Lindsey studied at the University of Oklahoma School of Dance where she was mentored by Mary Margaret Holt, Jeremy Lindberg, Clara Cravey, Steve Brule, and Ilya Kozadayev. At OU, Lindsey performed in ballets including La Bayadere, Raymonda, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Pulcinella. While at OU, Lindsey also had the opportunity to perform in the musical, On The Town, and the opera, Don Giovanni, as well as choreograph for the Young Choreographer's Showcase on her fellow peers.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2015, Lindsey joined the Ballet Theatre of Maryland as an apprentice. She was promoted to soloist in 2017 and is now a Principal with the company as of 2019. With BTM, she has performed as the Diamond Fairy in Dianna Cuatto's The Sleeping Beauty, Hippolyta in Cuatto's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Gerda in Cuatto's The Snow Queen, the Evil Queen Regina in Cuatto's Snow White, the Spanish Princess, and a Big Swan in Swan Lake, and the title role in Cuatto's An American Southwest Carmen, Melusine in Cuatto’s The Little Mermaid, Myrtha in Giselle, and Swanhilda in Coppelia. Lindsey has choreographed on the company dancers and premiered her works Mudita and Sanctuary in Chaos in BTM’s Momentum performances in 2021 and 2022. Lindsey is now in her eighth season and is excited for what is in store this year!