Lynda trained in Classical Ballet with Joan Boler and Rhyll Kennel, former dancers with the Australian Ballet, moving into Contemporary Dance first at Victoria College,Rusden, then continuing her studies in Paris.

She has many years of dance teaching experience, having taught Ballet, Contemporary and Creative Dance in Ballet Schools, Primary and Secondary Schools throughout Melbourne, and in Ballarat and Castlemaine.

Lynda holds a Bachelor of Education in Dance and Drama from Victoria College Rusden and an Associate Diploma in Ballet Teaching from The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.

Lynda’s performance history includes choreographing and performing in Contemporary Dance works for the Melbourne Fringe and Independent Dance Seasons.Finding ways to extend dance movement lead Lynda to acquire trapeze skills and explore ‘Improvisational Dance and Trapeze’ with Mandy Pickett. Utilising her dance skills in a new way, Lynda has moved into Street Theatre, performing as Living Statue throughout Australia and France.

Lynda has been teaching at Inside Out Dance since 2008.

Lynda Gent

Ballet & Creative Dance Teacher

Lynda Gents

“For me, dance is being in the body, in the moment, flowing.”