Lauren Catalano grew up north of Boston. She danced competitively with the Lisa Liston School of Dance where she trained in lyrical, ballet, jazz  and tap. Lauren attended Stonehill College and earned her bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design there. She was a member of the Stonehill College Dance Team with whom she competed nationally at the National Dance Alliance Championship in Daytona, Florida. She went on to be a captain of the team in her senior year and an assistant coach upon graduation. Lauren joined DanceWorks Boston in its second season and has loved both dancing and choreographing with the company ever since.