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Lauren Sherwood began her formal training at the Draper Center for Dance Education in Rochester, NY.  She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2009 under several scholarships.  She went on to dance Corps de Ballet, Soloist, and Principal roles with Atlanta Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, Montgomery Ballet, and The Georgia Ballet.  Her favorite roles included the Dewdrop Fairy in The Nutcracker, Christine Daae in Phantom of the Opera, and the pas de deux from On the Nature of Daylight. Lauren was a principal faculty member at Montgomery Ballet School from 2012-2014, teaching ballet to all ages.  She has also taught ballet at the Centre for Performing Arts in Prattville, AL and at the British Academy for the Performing Arts in Marietta, GA.  Lauren is currently a Principal AEA Dancer and Aerialist at the Festival of the Lion King show at Walt Disney World and a Beauxbaton Academy dancer in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios.  She is also the Director of the Elite Training Program, training young dancers for a career in professional ballet.  She has been a member of Dance Theatre of Orlando since 2015 and has danced as Gina in Change and as Claire in The Nuthouse.