Lauren Twomley (she/her)

Lauren Twomley, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Purchase with a BFA in Dance and a minor in Arts Management. She began her professional training at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. She joined the Martha Graham School in their performance of Panorama at Lincoln Center in 2011. During her Purchase career she worked with a variety of choreographers such as Doug Varone, Sidra Bell, Dylan Crossman, Kevin Wynn and Ana Maria Lucaciu, and has performed their work both inside and outside of Purchase. She has also performed in masterworks by choreographers Martha Graham, José Limón and Merce Cunningham. Lauren is the 2018 recipient of the SUNY Purchase President’s Award for Achievement in Dance. In fall of 2016, she was afforded the opportunity to study abroad in Rotterdam, Holland at Codarts Dans Acadamie where she explored the repertoire of Jiri Kylian and Joost Vrouenraets while performing in small projects around the city of Rotterdam. Companies she has danced for include Crossman Dan(s)ce, A-Y Dancers, and Obremski Works. During her time with the Limón Dance Company, she has performed in Limón’s classics and has worked with contemporary choreographers Chafin Seymour, Francesca Harper, Kate Weare, Raul Tamez and Olivier Tarpoga. Lauren currently works with Soluq Dance Theater, acts as a dancer, rehearsal coordinator and social media manager for Peter Stathas Dance, and is a teaching artist for the José Limón Dance Foundation. She joined the Limon Dance Company in 2019.

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