Lauren Reed grew up in Milwaukee, WI where she received her early training from Young Dance Academy under Sandy Young and Milwaukee Ballet under Rolando Yanes. She graduated Cum Laude with honors from Butler University with a BFA in Dance Performance and a minor in Religion. When she moved to Chicago in 2013, Lauren studied in Lou Conte’s scholarship program. Lauren performed with Aerial Dance Chicago's main company from 2014-2016 and now is a company member of Project606 Dance and teaches students of all ages throughout the Chicagoland area. Lauren is thrilled to be teaching at Aerial Dance Chicago and would like to thank the many people in her life who give her support and encouragement.