Welcome to Lindsay Ritter Dance (LRD)

Toronto’s #1 Commercial Dance Company

“LRD is a fresh & innovative Commercial Dance Company! We offer a variety of services which include unique training programs, classes, workshops, high-energy performances, events, and more!”

Artistic Director:


Lindsay Ritter is a talented teacher, choreographer and director with more than 20 years experience working with dancers of all ages.  She is extremely passionate about dance and creating opportunities for dancers in Toronto, Canada and abroad.

Lindsay attended The Randolph Performance Academy in Toronto where she trained in dance, drama and vocal. Some of Lindsay’s performance credits include:  Fame-The Musical, Legends Tribute Show, MuchMusic, City TV, The Comedy Network, Paramount Canada’s Wonderland, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.

Lindsay is the founder of SMASH Entertainment, which provides a unique roster of professional dancers, models and musicians in customized productions for corporate events, television, live theatre and more.   She is also the Artistic Director for the elite commercial dance company, Toronto Dance Project, which caters to both pre-professional and professional dancers ready to launch their careers in the entertainment industry.  Lindsay is the proud owner and creator for DancingTots, an exciting program for babies and toddlers to learn about music and movement in a fun filled environment.

Lindsay is always open to explore new and fresh opportunities within the dance realm, and will continue to build her brands and her presence within the dance community.

Lindsay’s rapport with her students, clients and colleagues is reflected in her confidence and professional relationships she has built over the years. With the combination of training and work experience, Lindsay has been able to transform her love for dance into a successful and rewarding career.