Lauren Langlois is a dancer, actor and choreographer based in Melbourne. Starting dance at a young age Lauren went on to train classical ballet at the Marie Walton-Mahon Dance Academy and also studied contemporary dance at the New Zealand School of Dance.
Upon graduating Lauren danced for Australian Dance Theatre from 2008. In 2011, Lauren joined Sydney Dance Company, performing in LANDforms, 6 Breaths, We Unfold, The Land of Yes and The Land of No choreographed by Rafael Bonachela. She also collaborated with Jacopo Godani, performing in his work Raw Models.
In 2012 she joined Chunky Move to collaborate with choreographer Antony Hamilton on his work Keep Everything (receiving nominations for Helpmann, Green Room and Australian Dance Awards), before performing in Anouk van Dijk’s An Act of Now (2012), 247 Days (2013), Complexity of Belonging (2014) and Lucid (2016). For Complexity of Belonging she won the 2015 Green Room Award for Best Female Dancer. Lauren was also the recipient of the 2017 Tanja Liedtke Fellowship.
She has worked with Lina Limosani on The Tighter you Squeeze, Antony Hamilton on RGB and NYX, Larissa McGowan on Slack, Zero-Sum, Skeleton and Scrap, Prue Lang on SPACEPROJECT and YONI, Stephanie Lake on A Small Prometheus.
In 2017, Lauren toured throughout Europe with Lucy Guerin Inc. performing in Motion Picture. In January, she performed in the world premiere of Force Majeure’s You Animal, You, which premiered at Sydney Festival.
Lauren is about to open Nether, a work that she has choregraphed with James Vu Anh Pham. Opening as part of Chunky Move’s Next Move Season, Nether is an absurd vision of a future that is hurtling towards us. Find out more and to buy tickets here.
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