Lauren Poulton

Associate/Movement Director

Lauren graduated from the Central School of Ballet. Current productions as Movement Director include La bohème (Opera North, and First Assistant Director); Die Entführung and Die Fledermaus (Diva Opera), A Quiet Place (Opera Zuid) and Wuthering Heights (Opéra National de Lorraine); Assistant Director and Revival Movement Director on A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Malmo), and Restaging Choreographer for Street Scene (Theater Magdeburg) and Fiddler on the Roof (Royal Albert Hall BBC Proms performance).

Lauren has a close connection with Ballet Cymru, having previously performed in numerous productions, and has choreographed several works‚ creating Carnival of the Animals in collaboration with Symphonia Cymru‚ Kneading You‚ Spanish Suite and a site  piece Urban Sprawl‚ in collaboration with URRL artists. Recently‚ Lauren was commissioned to choreograph for the Monmouthshire Youth Dance Company as part of their IGNITE performances. 

Other performing credits include Swan Lake (English National Ballet‚ Royal Albert Hall)‚ Les Vêpres Siciliennes (Royal Opera House)‚ Demise (a short film for Inspired Pictures), Firebird (Dance Theatre of Harlem)‚ Giselle (National Ballet of Cuba)‚ and as a choreographer and performer in the Gravity Project‚ an art installation which involved dancing on a stage frosted with salt.