Lauren Langlois is an Australian performer, teacher, and choreographer currently based in Brussels, Belgium. She has performed for major companies and independent artists across Australia and Europe 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, Antony Hamilton, Larissa McGowan and performed several times with ADT on Channel 10’s hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance.
In 2011, Langlois joined 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 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, Chamber Made and Ross McCormack.
In 2016, Lauren became a certified Countertechnique teacher and enjoys teaching students and professional dancers at various training institutions across Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe.
Lauren was the recipient of the 2017 Tanja Liedtke Fellowship. She has been commissioned to choreograph works for the New Zealand School of Dance, Transit Dance, Footnote Dance Company, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Chunky Move and Sydney Dance Company.
Lauren relocated to Brussels in 2020 to join Franck Chartier and Gabriela Carrizo’s dance theatre company Peeping Tom for their work Triptych: The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor.
In January 2023, Lauren joined Franck Chartier’s new creation S 62° 58’, W 60° 39’ as co-creator and performer, premiering the new work in September at the Biennale de la Danse in Lyon.
Lauren studied classical ballet in Sydney at the Marie Walton-Mahon Dance Academy before training in contemporary dance at the New Zealand School of Dance.