SUZANNE "NEO" LYNCH is a former competition dancer from Alexandria, VA where she studied jazz, ballet, tap, pointe, lyrical, gymnastics, contemporary and hip hop for 15 years. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University studying Criminal Justice, then pursued a career as a professional dancer upon moving to Atlanta in 2006.
There she quickly excelled as a top industry dancer and performed with Beyonce, Ciara, P. Diddy, Nelly, Bow Wow, Keri Hilson, The Dream, and Cherish, to name a few. She has graced the stages of the MTV VMA’s, BET Awards, BET HipHop Awards, MTV's Sweet 16, MTV Japan, and Good Morning America, in addition to being a principal dancer in dozens of national and international music videos. She has toured with Ciara, Mary J Blidge, Jay-Z, New Kids on the Block, Chris Brown, and the International Raggs Kids Club Tour. Neo has been featured in commercials for Dunkin Donuts, Tyler Perry and Verizon Wireless, and was recently a hip-hop Coach on MTV’s hit series “Made.” She has worked with Frank Gatson, Fatima Robinson, JaQuel Knight, Jamaica Craft, Marty Kudelka, Jamie Parrish, and Laurieann Gibson. Her creativity,warm spirit, and certification as a personal trainer has landed her opportunities to serve as specialty choreography consultant/trainer to music videos for R&B artists
Ciara, Keri Hilson, Tami Chynn and Cherish.
In addition to dancing professionally, Neo served as the Artistic Director at Dancensations Dance Center, one of most prestigious competition studios in the South East Region. Gaining top rankings in the country, her accomplishments were recognized at The Federation of Dance Competitions Gala honoring the top 70 dance studio owners and directors in the United States. Two of her routines were invited to the World Dance Championship Series, an invite only competition for the Top 100 Highest Scoring competition routines in the country. She has served as a judge for Kids Artistic Review's National Championships in Las Vegas, and continues to teach master classes, workshops, and choreograph for competition dance studios along the East Coast where her pieces continue to win Choreography, Entertainment and Overall Top Score Awards. Of all of her professional experiences, her proudest achievements have been of sharing her passion for dance with students.