Lynzy Lab is a Texas based dancer/choreographer and has been a proud member of the resident faculty at The Performing Arts Project since its inception. In 2003, at the early age of 17, Lynzy became the youngest principal dancer to sign with the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company in history, and she performed and taught with the prestigious professional company for seven full seasons. Last year, Lynzy began dancing with Verge Dance Company, a nonprofit Austin-based contemporary company.
Some of her other performance credits include Texas Contemporary Weekend at the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, The Pink Ribbon Project, Liz Lerman’s Hallelujah Project, The Grier School Gala in Pennsylvania, The Commissioner’s Ball for the 2004 Super Bowl, Pink! The Musical, industrials for Walmart, Levi’s Jeans and Paul Mitchell, Fort Worth Dance Festival, Intercoiffure Hair Show at the Waldorf Astoria, and APAP Conference in New York City. Film credits include her appearance as a featured dancer in Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!, and she was the choreographer for the feature film Be Not Afraid, in which she also played the part of “Ballet mistress”.
Shortly after starting her professional dance career, Lynzy began teaching and choreographing for some of Houston’s most notable dance studios, including Houston Metropolitan Dance Center, Houston Academy of Dance, and West University Dance Center. Since her departure from The Met in 2010, Lynzy has left her mark on numerous schools, conventions, intensives, and pre-professional and professional companies all over the nation, including Manhattan Dance Project, Heifetz International Music Institute, Exclamation Dance Company, Houston Met Too, Sole Discretion, Lindsmir Productions, West University’s Performing Company, and International Ballet of Houston where she signed on as Resident Choreographer in 2012 and held the position until the company relocated to Dublin, Ireland. Her choreography has since been performed throughout Europe.
Lynzy is currently Faculty at Texas State, teaching in both the dance and theatre areas of the department. Her TXST choreography credits include the departmental productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ajax in Iraq, Instructions for Dancing, and most recently, Tales of the Lost Formicans.