Lauren Langlois is a performer, teacher and emerging choreographer currently based in Melbourne, Australia. She has performed for major companies and independent artists across Australasia to critical acclaim.
Lauren worked with the Australian Dance Theatre from 2008-2010, performing and touring in two of the company’s major works G and Be Your Self. During her time with the company, she also worked with Lina Limosani on The Tighter you Squeeze, Antony Hamilton on RGB, Larissa McGowan on Slack, Zero-Sum and Scrap and performed several times with ADT on Channel 10’s hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance.
In 2011, Langlois joined the Sydney Dance Company and worked with choreographer Rafael Bonachela, performing in LANDforms, 6 Breaths, We Unfold, The Land of Yes and The Land of No. She also collaborated with Jacopo Godani, now Artistic Director of the Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company, performing in his work Raw Models.
In 2012, Lauren relocated to Melbourne to join groundbreaking Australian contemporary dance company Chunky Move to collaborate with Antony Hamilton on his work Keep Everything, commissioned by the Next Move program. For her performance in Keep Everything she has been nominated for Helpmann, Green Room and Australian Dance Awards. And since her arrival at Chunky Move, Lauren has collaborated with former Artistic Director Anouk van Dijk intensively, performing in An Act of Now (2012), 247 Days (2013), Complexity of Belonging (2014) and LUCID (2016). For her work in Complexity of Belonging, Lauren received the 2015 Green Room Award for Best Female Dancer.
Lauren is also highly sought after as an independent artist and has worked with some of Australia and New Zealand’s leading choreographers, theatre directors and companies including Force Majeure, Lucy Guerin Inc, Stephanie Lake Company, Antony Hamilton, Prue Lang, Lina Limosani, Larissa McGowan, Samara Hersch, Chamber Made and Ross McCormack (Muscle Mouth).
In 2016, Lauren became a certified Countertechnique teacher and enjoys teaching students and professional dancers in Melbourne and at various training institutions across Australia and New Zealand.
Lauren was the recipient of the 2017 Tanja Liedtke Fellowship. She has choreographed works for the New Zealand School of Dance, Transit Dance, Footnote Dance Company and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She was commissioned by Chunky Move in 2018 to choreograph Nether, a short work which premiered as part of the Next Move 11 program.