Laura is a performer, dancer, percussionist, choreographer, teaching artist and Zumba instructor. She has training in a multitude of styles of music and dance. Laura has studied Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Belly Dance, Salsa, Puerto Rican Bomba and Plena, Cuban Rumba and Orisha, French Can Can and more. Laura plays Caribbean and Middle-Eastern percussion as well.
Laura has 15+ years of teaching experience. She is currently a teaching artist with the Center for Community Arts Partnerships of Columbia College Chicago. Laura has a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish with a Minor in Dance from Loyola University of Chicago.
Laura currently performs with AfriCaribe, I Can Can Dance Chicago, Ire Elese Abure and Las Bompleneras.
Started at the Old Town School in December of 2018