LAUREN MARIE JAEGER (she/her) is a magna cum laude graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a BFA in Dance Performance and a concentration in Ballet. She has performed extensively both nationally and internationally as a member of Buglisi Dance Theatre, MOMIX, Michael Mao Dance, SPDance, and Catapult. Lauren appears in two solo dance films with SPDance: Descent and Emerge, and has also performed with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Ballet Ambassadors, was a founding member of Alison Cook Beatty Dance, and Alma Dance, and performed as a guest artist with Eva Dean Dance. Lauren has been a member of Buglisi Dance Theatre since 2005 and is a Rehearsal Director for Buglisi’s Table of Silence Project. In addition to her performance work, Lauren is an adjunct ballet professor at Marymount Manhattan College. She has been a guest artist and master teacher for Buglisi Dance Theatre, MOMIX, the Festival Della Danza, Citta` Di Adelfia, and the Fini Dance Festival in Southern Italy. Lauren also teaches for several schools in the tri-state area including The Joffrey Ballet School, and Peridance Capezio Center.