Lara Ladd has been a part of the Dance Company family from a young age. She began taking classes as a preschooler and continued taking lessons into high school. After a brief absence, Lara returned and began rekindling her love for dance through classes. While majoring in Exercise Science at IUPUI, she became a member of the “Moving Company” in 2006 and served as President of the dance organization during the 2007/2008 season. She was featured as a performer and choreographer during her years as a company member. After time as a teaching assistant and substitute teacher, Lara became a permanent member of the Dance Company faculty in 2008. Lara also became a certified member of Chicago National Association of Dance Masters in 2011, and is currently a student with the National Dance Education Organization. Lara looks forward to growing as a dance educator and inspiring the students of the Dance Company.