Lauren Beale – Dance Teacher
Lauren is a performing artist, choreographer, contemplative teacher, yoga instructor and active mama. She holds an MFA in Dance from The University of Colorado Boulder with an emphasis in somatic based teaching and collaborative, interdisciplinary performance art. Lauren has performed nationally and internationally with Colorado based dance companies Helander Dance Theater, 3rd Law Dance/Theatre, David Capps/Dances, Interweave Dance Theater, Kim Olson/Sweet Edge and artists Jerri Davis and Len Barron, as well as New York City companies Curt Haworth and Dancers, Ellis Wood Dance and Peter Sciscioli. Lauren has co-created and collaborated on interdisciplinary performances with Brooke Gessay, Mark McCoin, Jessica Hendricks and Jimmy Lusero. Her collaborations have been presented at Patch, D.U.M.B.O. and Cool NYC performing arts festivals, and New York University in New York City and the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop, NeXus, Atlas Blackbox Theater, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, and the Mercury Cafe in Colorado, the American College Dance Festival, Mexico and Costa Rica. Lauren has taught dance and yoga for kids extensively in the Denver/Boulder area including Alexander Dawson School, Logan School for Creative Learning, the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop and Running River School K-8. She is currently on faculty in the Theatre and Dance Department at CU-Boulder.