From: New York, NY
Lindsay Turkel was born in New York City and trained at The School of American Ballet (SAB) for 10 years with Kay Mazzo, Susane Pilarre, and Suki Schorer, among others. As a child, Lindsay performed with New York City Ballet in various Balanchine productions including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Coppelia, and The Nutcracker, Peter Martins' Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty, and Christopher Wheeldon's Scènes de Ballet. In December 2010, Lindsay was a featured guest artist as the Snow Queen in the Wilmington Ballet's Nutcracker at the Dupont Theatre in Delaware. In the 2011 annual SAB Workshop Performance and Gala, Lindsay performed the lead in My One and Only variation and the Embraceable You pas de deux in Balanchine's Who Cares?. Ms. Turkel joined Carolina Ballet as trainee in 2011 and was promoted to a member of the corps de ballet in 2012.
Featured roles with Carolina Ballet
By Robert Weiss:
Princess Florine in Sleeping Beauty
Gypsy in Romeo & Juliet
Snow Queen and Lead Ribbon Candy in The Nutcracker
By George Balanchine