Lauren, born in New York, began her dance training at the Jacksonville Ballet Theater under Dulce Anaya. She continued training at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she received her BFA in 2005. She became a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2005. Ms. Yalango was one of few selected to dance in the Montreal Professional Dance Project where she worked with Hua Fang, Fabrice Lemire, Nathalie Buisson, & Margie Gillis. She has performed works by noted choreographers including Gus Solomons Jr., Johannes Wieland, Bill T. Jones, Rodrigo Paderneiras, & Stephen Petronio. Lauren was thrilled to join Pilobolus in 2008. Since then she's been traveling the world performing both on stage and television for people such as Conan O'Brien and the Queen of England. She is proud to be one of the original collaborators of SHADOWLAND and loves performing the lead role, "dog girl."