Group participated in Shanghai Baoshan International Folk Arts Festival
The Flames have placed sixth or higher for three consecutive years
Lindsey Lococo will enter fourth year as Spirit Coordinator and fifth year as head coach of the UIC Dancing Flames. She is a graduate of UIC and received here B.S in Movement Sciences in 2006
Her choreography and dancing experience within the athletics industry includes stints with the Chicago Storm, Storm Chasers Dance Team, Rockford Rampage, Crash Dancers, Rock River Raptors, Dynamites Dancers, McHenry County Pirates and the Swashbuckler Cheerleaders and 3 years with game-day promotions for the Chicago Fire Soccer club (MLS)
Lococo's other professional experiences include appearances on NBC 5, ABC 7, WGN and FOX 32, Chris Brown's Dance Down, and the Sprite Remix tour featuring The Roots & N.E.R.D., while also making several appearances as a featured dancer on "Oprah," including the 24th Season Premiere featuring the "Black Eyed Peas," and the "Country Stars Show" featuring Carrie Underwood and Kenny Chesney.
She was previously seen performing with Beyoncé for the Oprah Farewell Spectacular, opening for Carly Rae Jepson and industrials for Discover Financial Services. She is a former dancer and captain of the UIC Dancing Flames, Hip Hop Connxion-Elite and dancer Design Dance Company and Work In Progress. Lindsey is a former UDA staff member and judge for the organization. Her choreography has won awards locally and nationally with Starpower Nationals, UDA-High School and College Nationals TDI and IDTA. She is currently an dance official for IHSA dance and a regional representative for the ISOA.
She has been married to her husband Joseph for three years. They currently reside in Aurora and have a Boxer named Roscoe.