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Lauren is the founder of Resonant Dance Collective, and has choreographed over 30 works. She has performed and taught in Chicago, Minneapolis, La Paz (Bolivia) and now NYC where her pieces are often performed on or near bodies of water. She is an independent consultant, most recently researching water quality for the Columbia Water Center (Earth Institute, Columbia University) focusing on data analysis of water contamination from mining, and citizen science on the coast of Peru. She also teaches movement classes to scientists and speaks and writes about the power of dance to advance science and create sustainable development.


Originally from Chicago, Lauren holds an M.S. in Earth and Environmental Engineering from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Dance and B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. She has been a scholarship student with Jennifer Muller/The Works and was previously a company member with ArteMóvida and the Ray Terrill Dance Group. She has performed in works by Molissa Fenley, Carl Flink, Max Pollak, Billy Siegenfeld and Noreen Guzman de Rojas in venues ranging from New York Live Arts to the open-air salt flats of Bolivia.  

2010 - present

Publication links and more:
Dance and Performance for Scientific Understanding and Environmental Respect, in The Consilience Journal of Sustainable Development (2018)

2010 - present

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