Lauren Skrabalak

Adjunct Lecturer, Dance

Lauren Suflita Skrabalak graduated cum laude and earned her BFA in Ballet Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Utah in 2002. While on scholarship, she performed with the Utah Ballet and Ballet West. She traveled abroad to Taipei, Taiwan performing a soloist role in Balanchine's famed ballet Concerto Barocco. Skrabalak also danced on the Medals Plaza stage during the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics.  After graduation, Skrabalak performed, choreographed, and taught for Bodiography Contemporary Ballet in Pittsburgh, PA. During her tenure, she held the role of RehearsalDirector, as well as the Assistant Director of the Conservatory. Mrs. Skrabalak went on to earn her MFA in Performing Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and graduated Spring 2013 with honors. She is a certified Pilates mat instructor and currently working towards her apparatus certification while teaching locally at Iron Butterfly Pilates. Skrabalak is also on Faculty at the Charlotte Ballet Academy, and has just recently been named Artistic Director for Bodiography Contemporary Ballet. After a decade of teaching at Winthrop University, she brings her talents to the Department of Dance at UNC Charlotte!