Lauren has been Principal Ballerina at The Royal Ballet since 2008 when she was also awarded Arts and Culture Woman of the Future. Her other awards include Outstanding Female Artist at The Critics National Dance Awards, and Silver Medal at the International Ballet Competition at Varna, where she represented Great Britain.Known for her versatility, Lauren’s repertoire includes Odette/Odile, Giselle, Aurora, Cinderella, Juliet, Sugar Plum Fairy, Manon and Lescaut’s Mistress, Nikiya and Gamzatti, Mitzi Caspar, ‘M’ [Ek’s Carmen] Polyhymnia, Tombeaux, Qualia pas de deux, Requiem, Polyphonia, La Valse, Serenade, Dances at a Gathering, Voluntaries, Les Sylphides, Les Patineurs, Scene de Ballet and Ballo della regina. She has also created roles La Glace [Les Saisons] and Alice, and roles in Tryst, Qualia, Chroma, Infra, Acis, Live Fire Exercise and Carbon Life.