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Lauren started dancing with Dance Arts of Chelsea in Michigan and later began performing with Ballet Chelsea, under the direction of Wendi DuBois in their Pre-Professional Training Program. With Ballet Chelsea ensembles, she participated for three years at Michigan Youth Arts Festival.
She joined Ballet Arkansas in 2019, performing in the premiere of Michael Fothergill’s “Sleepy Hollow” and “Cinderella”, as well as Meredith Loy’s “Connect Four” and Paul Tillman’s, “Umbra”. Prior to Ballet Arkansas, Lauren danced with Grand Rapids Ballet as a trainee. During her time in Grand Rapids, Lauren worked with many choreographers including Val Caniparoli, Penny Saunders, Brian Enos, Attila Mosolygo, and Olivier Wevers.
Lauren furthered her training by attending summer programs at Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and Cecchetti Council of America. She also attended Ballet West’s Choreographic Workshop where she worked with choreographer Quinn Wharton.