Paramount Theatre Dancing Like the Stars

15 - Kirsten Lindhurst & Ed Godby Schwab

Celebrity Dancer

Celebrity: Kirsten Lindhurst 

Kirsten Lindhurst grew up in Columbus, Ohio and participated in dance and show choir. After high school, Kirsten attended Heidelberg University and graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education degree and a German minor. She began teaching in Northwest Ohio and after three years, moved to Indiana to begin teaching as the Head Choral Director at Anderson High School. She teaches five concert choirs and two competitive show choirs. Kirsten currently lives in Fishers, Indiana. When she is not teaching or performing, she enjoys traveling the world, being around animals, and spending time with friends and family. Kirsten is excited to be performing at The Paramount Theatre and having the chance to help support the upkeep of the venue. She wishes everyone performing tonight to have fun and leave it all on the stage!! 

Instructor: Ed Godby-Schwab

Ed has over 40 years of dance experience in several styles of dance, including ballroom, jazz, ballet, and modern. He, together with Diana Miller, form the partnership Let's Dance-Indy. He offers private and group lessons at his own studio, The Dance Center in Lapel; the Fishers YMCA; and various other facilities in Central Indiana. In addition, he also currently teaches ballroom and jazz dancing as an Adjunct Professor at IUPUI.

In his tenth year participating in the Paramount Theatre's "Dancing Like the Stars" fundraiser, he has won both the Judges' Choice and People's Choice awards with his past partners. Having participated in the Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County "Dancing With Our Stars" event for the past 6 years, he has been a past recipient of both the Judges' Choice and People's Choice Awards. Ed truly enjoys the experience of teaching his celebrity partners and watching them grow in skill and confidence from the first day to the final performance.