Lesley Thompson, is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She has trained in various styles of dance including ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary and modern dance. She has trained at top studios throughout the country including The Edge Performing Arts Center, Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles, Broadway Dance Center in New York, The Rock Center for Dance in Las Vegas, and The Studios in Seattle, WA.
Lesley worked in Las Vegas performing throughout the city and with Las Vegas agencies doing runway, print, and dance/fitness modeling. Recently Lesley lived in Seattle, WA where she performed with L.A. dancer and choreographer Tammy Gibson.
As a dance educator for over 15 years, Lesley has shared her love of dance with students throughout the country. She has had students continue on to become professional dancers in L.A, New York, and Las Vegas, pro NFL Cheerleaders, and become directors of their own companies. She has had the privilege of being on faculty at dance studios throughout the Boise area, The Dance Zone in Las Vegas, NV, and Allegro Performing Arts Academy in Seattle, WA. Continued education is important to Lesley as a dancer and instructor, she attended the Dance Teacher Summit in Long Beach, CA in 2017. In addition to dance, Lesley received her BA in Psychology from Boise State University. She also is a certified 200 hr Yoga instructor in vinyasa and yin styles of yoga received in Seattle, WA. She has a barre certification through Barre Bohemian, and teaches aerial yoga and yoga plus.
Lesley is excited to be back in the Boise area where she started her career with local companies Idaho Dance Theatre, Off Center Dance, and Drop Dance Collective. She is thrilled to continue to spread her love of dance and movement to the community.