Lauren

Top Dance Instructor
Junior Program Coordinator

Ballet, Jazz, Latin, Ballroom, Contemporary

“I want to not only to teach my students the proper technique, but also impart in them the love of dance and the freedom that can be achieved through its discipline and structure.”

LANGUAGES: English

MAJOR AWARDS: Won several merit based scholarships to the Joffrey Ballet School of New York City trainee programs, the Rock School of Ballet trainee program, and the Rock West.

BALLET INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATION: Received her certificate of Dance and Dance Education through the Joffrey Ballet’s teacher training program in 2011.

MY HOBBIES ARE: Playing video games, dancing and baking.

MY FAVORITE QUOTE IS:A dancer, if she is great, can give to the people something that they can carry with them forever. They can never forget it, and it has changed them, though they may never know it.” Isadora Duncan

MY DANCE INSPIRATION IS: My love of the art form and of music. Dance to me is what the music would look like if you were able to see as well as hear it and I find that beautiful.

I AM AT HUDSON DANCE STUDIO… because I wish to bring professional New York training across the river to all the students here.

DANCING CAREER: Lauren began her formal ballet training at the Debra Spark’s Children’s Ballet Company and the Rock School of Ballet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was then accepted into the Joffrey Ballet School’s trainee program in New York City where she trained under the directorship of John Magnus, George de la Penya of American Ballet Theater, and Davis Robertson of Joffrey Ballet.

She worked her way from a teaching assistant to a staff member and rehearsal director for different company rehearsals. In addition to teaching, she has also performed with the Joffrey’s student company. She has been showcased in Le Ballets de l’Opera Chinois de New York’s Chinese New Year Gala and has modeled for Bliss Lau in New York City’s Fashion Week, 2011. Currently, she is performing with and choreographing for the Lost In The Music Dance Company of Bergen County, New Jersey.