Lauren Serrano

WDC Teams Director

Lauren Serrano is originally from Orange County where she trained at many local studios
and attended Orange County High School for the Performing Arts for classical and
commercial dance. She graduated from University of California Santa Barbara with a
B.F.A. in dance, and in addition to her Masters in Dance Education from the Arnhold
Graduate Dance Education Program at Hunter College in 2015.

In New York City, Lauren had the opportunity to work with choreographers such as Jennifer Muller, Young Soon Kim, Toni Renee Johnson, Pedro Ruiz, and Mike Esperanza. Lauren moved back to Santa Barbara to teach and direct the youth competitive teams at Santa Barbara Dance Arts while dancing with Santa Barbara Dance Theater and as a soloist for Nebula Dance Lab. While dancing with SBDT she performed works by Andrea Schermolly, Yusha Sorzano, Christopher Pilafian, Jennifer Muller, Stephanie Miracle, Brandon Whited,
Edgar Zendejas, and Weslie Ching.

She has won numerous choreography awards for her work with the competitive team as well as recognition for her professional choreography at national dance conferences. Lauren recently graduated from Sam Houston State University with her M.F.A. She is currently based in Houston, Texas and dances with NobleMotion Dance directed by Andy and Dionne Noble and co-directs NobleMotion Dance 2.