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A native of Utah, Linda began her career in dance at the age of four with Virginia Tanner’s Children’s Dance Theatre. In 1966 she become a founding member of Repertory Dance Theatre where she ful- filled her dream of becoming a performer, teacher, choreographer, writer, producer and eventually, in 1983, the Artistic Director for the company. Her pur- suits have led to the development of the Rose Wag- ner Performing Arts Center, to the establishment of the RDT Community School, to providing commis- sions for established and emerging choreographers, and to the creation of multi-disciplinary activities that focus on the dance history, the environment, so- cial issues, multi-ethnic history, sustainability and community. Linda’s performing experience spans over 90 works. She has taught in over 1000 schools bringing the magic of dance to students and teachers with her unique demonstrations, lectures, classes and professional development workshops.
Linda has dedicated her life to finding ways to make the arts relevant and to communicating the value of dance in the life of a community. . She is most at home encouraging audiences of all ages to imagine, create and communicate with the language of move- ment.