Lydia Zimmer, a native to Nova Scotia, Canada, graduated from Walnut Hill School in ‘07 and joined the Boston Conservatory Dance Division where she received her B.F.A. ’11 Magna Cum Laude on The Conservatory Scholarship. Lydia has trained at programs in Canada such as Canada’s National Ballet School, Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Springboard Danse Montreal, and Halifax Dance Association. She has also trained extensively at American programs such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Jacob’s Pillow Contemporary Traditions, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Northwest Dance Project, Boston Ballet, North Carolina School of the Arts, and The Movement Invention Project. Lydia has taught at world renowned schools such as Walnut Hill School of the Arts, and teaches ballet and improvisation at Talent Lab Dance and Aerial Arts and California Dance Theater, CA.