Lauren is from St. Louis Park, MN and holds a BFA in Dance and a minor in Mass Communications from the University of Minnesota, where she performed in works by José Limón, Joe Chvala and Max Pollak. In 2009, Lauren performed José Limón’s Missa Brevis with the Limón Dance Company at the Northrop Auditorium. She joined BLM in 2011. Lauren also dances with Shapiro & Smith Dance. In addition to her professional dance career, Lauren is a talented dance instructor, choreographer, and portrait photographer. Visit www.laurenbakerarts.com for more information.