Lauren Flower (She/They)
Lauren Flower was born in Fresno, California and began dancing at the age of three. In 2002, Flower moved to Tucson, Arizona and continued their training with Tucson Regional Ballet and Ballet Arts. After attending summer intensives at The School of American Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Houston Ballet, she continued her training with Houston Ballet II where she had the opportunity to perform internationally in Lausanne, Switzerland and Toronto, Canada.
In 2013, Flower returned to Arizona and joined Ballet Arizona as a company member. With Ballet Arizona, some of their favorite works to perform included Alejandro Cerrudo’s Second to Last and George Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements (Principal). While Flower enjoyed dancing in various repertoires, she had the opportunity to choreograph two works: ONE and An Ending, A Beginning in Ballet Arizona’s 2015 and 2016 Dancers’ Choice performances.
After four seasons with Ballet Arizona, Flower moved to Massachusetts to join Boston Ballet as an Artist in 2017. With Boston Ballet, some of Flower’s favorite works to perform included William Forsythe’s Blake Works I, Leonid Yakobsin’s Rodin, and Larissa Ponomarenko’s restaging of Petipa’s Giselle. She also enjoyed touring to Paris, France and Ottawa, Canada. While dancing with the company, Flower was a choreographer for the inaugural Boston Ballet ChoreograpHER Initiative in 2018 where she created their work, Momentous, on artists of Boston Ballet.
In 2019, Flower was selected through the ChoreograpHER Initiative to choreograph on Boston Ballet II where she created, Passing Through. After three seasons with Boston Ballet, Flower was accepted to choreograph a new work in December 2020 for Dance Lab New York: Nexus Lab.
In 2021, Flower choreographed their work Seen which premiered on artists of The Rosin Box Project in San Diego, California for their August Series.
Flower is a freelance choreographer and dancer with The Rosin Box Project, as well as a Soloist with Golden State Ballet.
Lauren Flower joined TRBP as a Resident Artist in 2022.