Christina Lindhout

Dance Instructor

Christina Lindhout is a professional dancer, choreographer, and director based in Cleveland, Ohio. She has over 25 years of training in classical ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, and tap. She has danced professionally since she was 17 years old and has performed many principal roles both locally and internationally to critical acclaim. Christina performed as a Company Member with Ohio Contemporary Ballet from 2014-2020, joining the company on several national and international tours. She has choreographed for the company several times from 2015-2023, including her newest commission for the company, just a vibe. In addition to performing, teaching, and choreographing across the country, Christina serves as the Director of Community Engagement at the Ohio Contemporary Ballet Center for Dance and teaches at Baldwin Wallace University as a member of the Dance Faculty. In 2020, Christina premiered a full-length choreographic and directorial work, FEAST: a ballet, for which she and the creative team were awarded a Satellite Fund grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation through SPACES gallery. She has also had chorography performed at Playhouse Square and Cleveland Public Theatre. Christina is the recipient of a 2020 Akron Soul Train Fellowship, a 2022 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for Choreography, as well as the Summit Artspace Arts Alive Award as the 2023 Outstanding Artist in Dance.