Lauren Cox is a performer, teacher, choreographer, model and adventurer who hails from the San Francisco Bay Area. Lauren was nurtured as a young poet and a little later a competitive Rhythmic Gymnast. She competed around the country from age 6-17 eventually achieving 20th in the nation. From Brazil, Lauren moved to the Harlem neighborhood of New York City to study Jazz under Sheila Barker who is a second generation teacher of Frank Hatchett’s “VOP” style. For the past 9 years Lauren has studied and performed many styles of dance and performance.
Lauren has appeared on Saturday Night Live, Black Girls Rock with Alicia Keyes, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with Gwen Stefani, Google Spotlight with Pharrell, AFC Championships with LLCoolJ, at the Hong Kong Coliseum with Joey Yung and in the Off-Broadway play, Seeing You as night club singer, Joan DeBeauvoir to name a few. She has worked with industry leaders such as Ryan Heffington, Randy Weiner, Rhapsody James, Fatima Robinson, Nick Kenkel, NappyTabs, Joanna Numata, Luam and Danielle Flora.
Her extensive career has led her to teach in India, Hong Kong, Bolivia, Brazil and Colombia often infusing volunteer classes at local orphanages and girls shelters. Lauren is honored to be a certified teacher for the year round program at Joffrey Ballet School Jazz & Contemporary and travels representing the school. She teaches open classes at Brickhouse NYC and is the resident MC for the Planned Parenthood Benefit Series Wise Fruit NYC curated by Brinda Guha.
Lauren’s Choreography has been commissioned by Columbia University, Hunter College, Joffrey Ballet School, Milford Readers & Writers Festival, MassBliss Mindfulness Festival, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Harlem Arts Festival and many more. www.LaurenCox.org
Connect with Lauren on social media.
Facebook – @laurenisonlyhuman
Instagram – @humanlauren