Lauren Stapleton is from Syracuse, NY and is currently studying Integrated Marketing Communications at Ithaca College. While pursing her education, she continues her love for dance by participating in organizations such as IC Unbound Dance Company and is President of Ithaca College’s only Hip Hop team, Pulse Hip Hop.

Lauren has been training in hip hop, ballet, modern, tap and jazz since the age of four at Dance Arts Studio in Syracuse, NY. During her study there she assisted in teaching and choreographing for younger classes. She has also choreographed multiple summer theater productions at the Baldwinsville Theater Guild. Lauren is excited to join the CSMA faculty to continue her love for leadership, education and dance.