Lauren Allan has been studying dance for over 20 years. She has trained extensively in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, and hip-hop. She is a University of New Hampshire graduate with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Dance. While at UNH she studied ballet, pointe, jazz, and aerial dance under the direction of Gay Nardone, Assaf Benchetrit, Susan Endrizzi, and Mary Beth Marino. Lauren was also a member of the UNH Dance Company, where she performed in many classical and contemporary works including principal roles in Don Quixote (Kitri), Le Corsaire (Odalisque), and The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy). She began teaching at various schools and summer intensives around the seacoast area, and has recently brought her training and expertise back to the southern NH area. Lauren has been dancing with Ballet Misha since 2016.