Martin Lindinger was born in Munich, Germany. He trained at the Royal Ballet School in London, England and in 1998, joined the City Ballet of London as a soloist. In January 2000 Martin joined Rambert Dance Company where he had exposure to some of the worlds finest choreographers including: Christopher Bruce CBE, Jiri Kylian, Glen Tetley, Merce Cunningham, Mats Ek, Twyla Tharp and Hans Van Manen amongst others. The highlight of which was being chosen to perform the lead in Glen Tetley’s ‘Pierrot Lunaire’, which lead to critical acclaim.
In January 2003 he won the Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Male Artist (modern) and in November 2004 he joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (USA) under the directorship of Jim Vincent where he performed work by Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe, Lar Lubovitch and Nacho Duato.
In October 2007 Martin joined the National Ballet of Canada and was instrumental in the creation of new works by many choreographers including Crystal Pite.
Since June 2009 he has been freelance and was a guest principal artist with Ballet BC in Vancouver, ProArteDanza in Toronto and David Hughes Dance in Edinburgh.
Martin has worked as guest repetiteur at the Croatian National Ballet for the re-staging of Ashley Page’s full-length ballet ‘Alice’, as Assistant Choreographer on ‘Orfeo ed Eurydice’ at Scottish Opera and also as Assistant Choreographer on ‘Krol Roger’ at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden.
Martin’s teaching credits include: Ballet BC (Vancouver), Scottish Ballet and Ballet Ireland. He is currently a guest lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.