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Lauren is a graduate from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a Dance Studio Management certification. At WMU, Lauren was selected to be a part of Western Dance Project, a touring dance company under the direction of Whitney Moncrief, for the 2018/2019 season. While attending WMU, she performed in works by Mike Esperanza, Kate Skarpetowska, Melanie George, Monique Haley, Kelsey Paschich and more. Lauren teaches and choreographs for several studios in the Chicagoland area and is the Assistant Varsity Coach for Oswego East High School's dance team. She is also going into her sixth season as an assistant teacher with Dupree Dance Convention. Lauren performed at the Sibenik Dance Festival in Croatia this summer with The Kate Jablonski Statement and was an ensemble dancer & Youth Company Director for Inaside Chicago Dance. She is looking forward to performing in her second show with Movementum Dance Project. 

LAUREN DESMEDT