As a Sauk Prairie native, Lindsey is no stranger to River Arts, Inc. You many have seen her at the River Arts Center in numerous musicals and show choir events over the years as she graduated from Sauk Prairie High School in 2003. Lindsey then attended Viterbo University where she received two Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Music Theatre and Arts Administration (In 2021, Lindsey received Viterbo’s Distinguished Alumni in Professional Development Award). Other highlights of her past include working at Grand Avenue’s Kid’s Club, The Black Hills Playhouse in South Dakota, Chula Vista Resort in the Fabulous Fifties show, and Viterbo University’s presenting and producing theatre in LaCrosse, WI. For 5 years, Giese traveled the world as the lead singer for Holland America and Celebrity Cruises followed by a year and a half living abroad in Argentina. In October, 2012, she happily returned to Sauk Prairie and began working at River Arts, Inc. She continues to sing at house concerts at the gallery and other community events and recently completed six years of touring around the Midwest with the band, The Dang-Its, in a show called “Sweet Dreams and Honky Tonks: The Music and Lives of Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash.” Lindsey also serves on the Sauk Prairie Chamber Board of Directors and the Friends of the Great Sauk State Trail.