Lauren Frederick comes to Louisville from Albuquerque, NM where she was a core faculty teacher at Keshet Dance, leading classes for all ages and levels in contemporary, jazz, creative movement, and adaptive dance. Lauren has loved teaching dance for over a decade and has presented over twenty original pieces of choreography in both the academic and concert settings.
She is a graduate of Indiana University where she studied Contemporary Dance and Theatre. After graduation, Lauren moved to Nebraska where she choreographed and performed with the Omaha Modern Dance Collective. She also had the opportunity to dance with the Los Angeles based dance company, Diavolo, on their Nebraska Project. Performing works in both Omaha and Lincoln, the project culminated in the creation of a film documentary.
After returning to Indiana, Lauren taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced modern dance as an adjunct faculty member with the Indiana University Contemporary Dance Program. While at IU, she also functioned as the dance assistant to Professor Iris Rosa and the African American Dance Company. Since relocating to Louisville in 2016, Lauren has performed with the Moving Collective where she shared the stage with the company in their first evening length production, ID. Lauren teaches at The Louisville Ballet School in the Complementary Program and mind. body. balance. Program.