Linda Celeste Sims
Ballet, Modern, Stretch & Conditioning
LINDA CELESTE SIMS (Bronx, NY) began training at Ballet Hispanico School of Dance and graduated from LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. Ms. Sims received the 2016 Inspiracion Award from Ballet Hispanico and won Outstanding Performance at the 2014 New York Dance and Performance Award ("The Bessies"). Most recently, Ms. Sims has received the 2017 Dance Magazine Award. Ms. Sims has been featured on the cover of Dance Magazine and seen on So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Mo'Nique Show, Live with Kelly and Michael, and the Today Show. Ms. Sims has appeared at the White House Series, Youth America Grand Prix, Vail International Dance Festival, and galas in Budapest and Vienna and originated featured roles by Judith Jamison, Donald Byrd, Alonso King, Dwight Rhoden, Ronald K. Brown, Mauro Bigonzetti, Jennifer Muller, Karole Armitage, Lynn Taylor Corbett, Rennie Harris, Christopher L. Huggins and Azure Barton. She teaches at Marymount College and has taught master classes worldwide and is a certified Zena-Rommett Floor-Barre instructor. Ms. Sims joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Company in 1996-2020 and was the assistant to the rehearsal director.