Based in Portland, Maine, Lindsey Bourassa is a contemporary flamenco dancer, choreographer, creative writer, and the founding-director of Bourassa Dance Studio of Portland, Maine, where she teaches Flamenco Arts. Lindsey is NEST eligible through the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA). See her Creative Grounds profile here: Bourassa Dance
Lindsey received her BA in Cultural Dance Studies and Creative Writing from Goddard College in 2009, with a specialization in flamenco and salsa. Prior to this, she received her certification as a Kripalu Yoga Teacher from the Kripalu Institute in 2006. She completed her Certificate of Professionalization in Flamenco Arts in Sevilla, Spain in 2012 at El Centro de Arte y Flamenco de Sevilla. She has dedicated herself to the study of flamenco since 2004, studying in Spain, France, Canada, and the United States with flamencos such as Miguel Vargas, Esperanza and Curro Fernandez, Carmen Ledesma, Francis Núñez Cabello, La Choni, Jorge Perez, Ursula Lopez and Soledad Cuesta among many others. She has performed and taught in both Spain and the United States.