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Lauren DeSmedt

Ensemble Dancer

Lauren DeSmedt received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance and a Dance Studio Management certification at Western Michigan University in May of 2021. Lauren performed with Western Dance Project, a touring dance ensemble, under the direction of Whitney Moncrief, and in works by Mike Esperanza, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Melanie George, Kelsey Paschich, Alyssa Brutlag, and Monique Haley. She performed at the American College Dance Association’s East Central Conference in 2019 and 2020. Lauren also collaborated choreographically with faculty member Jeremy Blair for WMU’s 2021 Winter Gala Dance Concert. She also served as the President of Orchesis Dance Society, a student organization through the department of dance.  Lauren is currently a lead assistant with Dupree Dance Convention and Assistant Varsity Coach for Oswego East High School’s dance team. 

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