Lindsay Purrington

Soloist

Founding Member

From

Raleigh, NC

Joined

1998 as apprentice
2009 as Soloist

Promotions

Corps de Ballet in 1999
Soloist in 2003

Favorite Role

Principal in Zalman Raffael's The Book of Contradictions and Christopher Stowell's Rite of Spring

About

Lindsay Purrington began her dance training with Ann Vorus at age ten 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.  With BalletNY, Miss Purrington toured extensively throughout the United States, performing The Man I Love in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen in Nutcracker, and principal roles in works by Stanton Welch, Jodie Gates, Toni Pimble, and Helen Heineman.    From 2006-2009, Ms. Purrington was a member of Pennsylvania Ballet, where she performed such featured roles as Lead Spanish in Balanchine’s Nutcracker, Another You in Paul Taylor’s Company B, and featured roles in Matthew Neenan’s As It’s Going and Carmina Burana.