The Leadership Team
Community Engagement Manager
Lindsey Flax is a disability rights leader, and an Atlanta native determined to support arts accessibility in communities. Her career started as a graduate of Beacon College, where she earned her degree in Psychology and a minor in Studio Art. Beacon College is the first accredited college to award Bachelor's degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities.
Living with Learning Disability and 22q Deletion Syndrome, genetic deletion of Chromosome 22, Lindsey has produced work focused on accessibility in the arts with national and local education organizations around the east coast. Her positions have been with: The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, John F Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, The Children's Museum of Atlanta, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in Atlanta, The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, and International Association of Accessibility Professionals.
As the Full Radius Dance Community Engagement Manager, Lindsey believes that access to the arts is a human right. Communities deserve to be involved in the arts, and by joining Full Radius Dance, Lindsey is excited about managing plus expanding the Education and Partnerships programming at the organization.
Founder & Artistic Director
Earning a B.F.A. in Performing Arts at Western Kentucky University, Douglas Scott moved to Atlanta after graduation to spend several seasons with the Ruth Mitchell Dance Company where he performed works by Ruth Mitchell, Ron Cunningham, Monica Levy, and Sal Aiello. In 1991, Douglas founded Dance Force, Inc. and co-founded E=Motion, with Ardath Prendergast, in 1995. In 1998, the companies merged to form Full Radius Dance.
Douglas is also the founder of the Modern Atlanta Dance (MAD) Festival which showcases the best modern and contemporary dance companies and artists in the southeast. The festival has been produced annually since 1995 to critical and popular acclaim.
As the primary choreographic voice for Full Radius Dance, Douglas has created numerous dance works that have been premiered by the company.
His work Tapestry (2018) was celebrated as a masterpiece by ArtsAtl and was filmed for inclusion in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library.
In 2014, Douglas was honored with a Governor’s Award for the Arts & Humanities. Presented by the Office of the Governor in partnership with Georgia Council for the Arts and the Georgia Humanities Council, the Governor’s Awards pay tribute to the most distinguished citizens and organizations that have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to work in the arts and humanities in Georgia. Douglas was cited as “a respected leader” and for expanding “the definition and reach of modern dance.”
In 2023, Douglas received the Dance/USA's Champion Award, honoring his achievements, leadership, and support in significantly advanced dance in the local community.
A respected teacher for over thirty years, Douglas Scott has extensive experience in teaching classes and workshops in modern and modern-based physically integrated dance for numerous schools, organizations, and conferences.
Photo by Bubba Carr.