Stacy Boeddeker resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has dedicated the past 15 years to inspiring and educating the younger generation in the art of movement. In her early years she trained at Larkin Dance Studio, Minnesota Dance Theater, Joffrey Ballet and Edge Performing Arts Center. Stacybegan working in the dance industry at the age of 9, doing commercials and performances with The Joffrey Ballet. She’s had the privilege to dance alongside Paula Abdul, Gloria Estefan, Amy Grant, the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs, and Paramore, to name a few. She has been featured in The Virgin America Airlines dance safety video, Microsoft Surface Commercial, Popeye's Commercial, Target Commercials,The Teen Choice Awards, numerous NFL Super Bowl events, and The T.V show Fake Off. She co-choreographed along side Dee Caspary, Stacey Tookey and Chris Scott for the hit T.V show So You Think You Can Dance. For the past 10 years, she has been master teaching contemporary and improvisation for conventions and intensives, freelance choreographing and master teacher for numerous dance studios across the country. She is also on faculty at The Jazowego Dance Intensive in Poland. She directed her own pre-professional dance school; Poetry In Motion Dance Company, and most recently accepted the roll of director for In10sity Dance Competition. Stacy will continue to mentor and inspire the next generation of dancers both inside and outside of the dance studio
Lindsay was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. She started Tap at the age of 4 at a rec center. Her parents quickly discovered they needed to get her to a dance studio for she did not enjoy “time off” from dancing. Universal Dance Academy is where she was exposed to multiple styles of dance. Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Musical Theater and Competitive dance. She also performed in the Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company’s, The Nutcracker for 4 years. Lindsay headed west for college in pursuit of a Nursing degree but quickly found herself auditioning for the schools’ dance company. Studying under Director Jan Ellis and Donna Flournoy, Mesa College became her home for the next 6 years. At Mesa, she learned other styles of dance such as Afro Caribbean, Latin Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary. Lindsay also minored in Injury Prevention and Nutrition for dancers. Lindsay was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to study at the Dance Life Retreat Center under Rhee Gold. She got to take herself back to the basics and freshen up on new techniques of ways to teach. There she learned of a non-profit organization called Y.P.A.D. Youth Protection Advocates in Dance. This is an organization dedicated to building empowered dance communities and keeping kids healthy and safe in all dance environments. Lindsay is currently working toward her certification. Lindsay has been teaching around the metro for 8 years and has been with Elevé from the beginning. Lindsay hopes to continue teaching her love for dance for many years to come.