Chris Lingner began his career joining the 2009 National Tour of Twyla Tharp’s Moving Out, dancing the principal roles of Eddie and James, making him one of the youngest performers to ever dance these roles. Lingner has been a featured guest artist with Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, Indianapolis School of Ballet and in the Young Stars of Ballet Gala, presented by Indianapolis City Ballet. In 2012, Sonya Tayeh created a new work on him for an NFL Super Bowl-sponsored benefit. Lingner has attended summer workshops at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Nederlands Dans Theatre. Linger studied ballet in the Jacob’s School of Music at Indiana University. Lingner joined Cincinnati Ballet in the 13-14 50th Anniversary Season in the Corps de Ballet. He choreographed a world premiere piece for the 2015 Inaugural Choreography Workshop entitled Love Dream.