Lauren McDonald Assistant Director/Lead Teacher
Lauren McDonald began dancing at Cherry Creek Dance 23 years ago in the 2-3 combo class with Ms. Stephanie. After eight seasons in the Cherry Creek Dance Performing Company, Lauren enrolled at the University of Colorado-Denver to study Human Development & Family Relations. At UCD Lauren minored in Dance training under Leslie Merrill, Cleo Parker Robinson and Nicole Predki. Additionally, she spent 3 years on the UCD Cheer Team as an athlete, captain and choreographer.
Lauren returned to Cherry Creek Dance as a teacher in May 2016 and has been involved in both the recreational and company program ever since. In 2019 Lauren started working full time at the studio as the Assistant Director of the CCDPC and Head Teacher. During the week you can find her behind the front desk or instructing cheer/pom, combo, hip hop/tumbling, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, strength and flex/turns and leaps, and tap classes.
Outside of the studio Lauren coaches part time for the Northfield High School Poms team, trains with COhe One Motive, a Denver based competitive hip hop crew, and is the Assistant Head Coach for the Virginia Vale Synchronized Swimming Team.